Safety and health representatives - introductory

A WorkSafe WA accredited course providing the knowledge and skills to carry out the functions and responsibilities of an elected Safety and Health Representative (SHR).

Course Duration

5 days

Who Should Attend

Elected Safety and Health Representatives, individuals who want to understand the role of SHRs and those seeking a learning pathway towards a nationally recognised Certificate III Work, Health and Safety qualification.


Sufficient numeracy and literacy skills are needed to read and comprehend instructions for:

  • referencing and understanding legislation, standards and codes of practice
  • consulting with workers and employers on safety issues

NOTE: you will be required to produce your licence or photo identification to the training provider on the day of training.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this course participants should be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of legislation in the role of a SHR or an employee
  • Conduct workplace inspections and investigations
  • Communicate information on safety and health matters
  • Effectively represent employees on safety and health issues
  • Resolve conflict and issue Provisional Improvement Notices (PINs)
  • Identify hazards and apply risk management processes

PPE/PPC & Equipment Requirements

PTS training room standards apply:

  • smart casual attire (no shorts)
  • enclosed footwear

Note: Power Training Services does not provide PPE, PPC and tools for training courses.


Certificate of Participation

Note: This course is delivered by a third party training provider.

If there are no classes currently available, please contact PTS to request a booking.

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