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

Suitable for

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.

Course includes

  • applying knowledge of legislation in the role of a SHR or an employee
  • conducting workplace inspections and investigations
  • communicating information on safety and health matters
  • effectively representing employees on safety and health issues
  • resolving conflict and issue Provisional Improvement Notices (PINs)
  • identifying hazards and apply risk management processes


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.

What to wear

PTS training room standards:

  • smart casual attire (no shorts)
  • enclosed footwear


On successful completion of this course a certificate of participation will be issued.

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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