Health and Safety Representative Training

It is vitally important that Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) have the relevant knowledge and skills to enable them to execute their legal powers to promote and ensure the health and safety of members of their work-groups. Under WHS regulations, HSR’s are entitled to attend approved HSR Training and should do so as soon as possible after being elected.

Konekt’s Health and Safety Representative (HSR) Training courses provide engaging, interactive, and practical training, delivered by experienced, qualified trainers.

Konekt are approved to deliver Health and Safety Representative (HSR) Training to individuals and organisations covered by the. ACT, NSW, and Commonwealth jurisdictions. Konekt are pleased to offer both public courses and in-house group training for the following HSR courses:

 

Want to Register or find out more?

Contact Konekt’s Prevention Services Team today on

konekttraining@konekt.com.au; or phone 03 9624 5021 or +61 409 001 571

 

Why Konekt?

Our HSR Training team includes qualified and experienced trainers with many years’ experience in WHS, training and related fields. All Konekt HSR trainers have:

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or equivalent; and
  • A minimum of two years relevant experience in an occupational or work health and safety role; or
  • Relevant tertiary or vocational qualifications in a field related to occupational or work health and safety.

 

 

Five-Day Initial HSR Training Course

Course Description

This course is intended as the initial training for HSRs and is the most comprehensive of HSR Training courses, providing participants with all of the required skills and knowledge to function as an elected HSR. It is delivered face to face, and is offered as a public course (Canberra only), or can be delivered onsite at your workplace or training venue.

Who is this course for?

For untrained Health and Safety Representatives elected after 1 Jan 2012, who wish to exercise their full powers and functions (e.g. to direct that unsafe work cease, or to issue provisional improvement notices).

Learning Objectives

  1. Interpreting the WHS legislative framework and its relationship to the HSR
  2. Identifying Key Parties, Legislative Obligations and Duties
  3. Establishing Representation in the Workplace
  4. Participating in Consultation and Issues Resolution
  5. Represent Members in the WHS Risk Management Process Undertaken by the PCBU
  6. Issuing a Provisional Improvement Notice (Pin) and Directing The Cessation Of Work

 

To book in for a public HSR training course in Canberra with SRC (A Konekt partner), click here

To find out about an in-house training course for your staff, contact Konekt’s Prevention Services Team today on: Konekttraining@konekt.com.au; or phone 03 9624 5021 or +61 409 001 571.

 

 

One-Day HSR Refresher Course

Course Description

Refresher courses are tailored to build knowledge related to specific legislative and HSR skills development and provide an overview of the learning outcomes covered in the five-day initial training.  This one day course also provides updates to the WHS legislation and provides opportunities for participants to discuss the WHS issues they have been involved in since their initial training.

 

Who is this course for?

This course is relevant for all HSRs, one year after they have completed their initial course of training or bridging course.

 

Learning Objectives

This course reviews the key topics covered in the initial five day course, including the WHS legislative framework, key parties and their legislative obligations and duties and consultation and negotiation.  There is also time to review any updates to the legislation, consider recent case law examples and discuss workplace issues that the HSRs are dealing with in a supportive, learning environment.

 

To book in for a public HSR training course in Canberra with SRC (A Konekt partner), click here.

To find out about an in-house training course for your staff, contact Konekt’s Prevention Services Team today on: konekttraining@konekt.com.au; or phone 03 9624 5021 or +61 409 001 571.