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Health and Safety Representatives (HSR) Training

Face to Face

Initial five day training course for QLD Health and Safety Representatives.

OPTION 1 - INTENSIVE BLOCK
5 days straight with a trainer
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OPTION 2 - EXTENDED
1 day per week over 5 weeks
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CSQ FUNDING

Funding is currently available for eligible members of the Queensland construction industry

Course Dates

Location (SE QLD) Start Date Places Left
Gold Coast - Helensvale Mon, Nov 01, 2021 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Cannon Hill (Quest Hotel) Mon, Nov 08, 2021 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie {1 day/wk format} Wed, Nov 10, 2021 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie {1 day/wk format} Fri, Nov 19, 2021 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie Mon, Nov 29, 2021 (7:30am)
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Gold Coast - Helensvale Mon, Dec 13, 2021 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie Mon, Jan 10, 2022 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie {1 day/wk format} Tue, Jan 11, 2022 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie Mon, Jan 31, 2022 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie {1 day/wk format} Wed, Feb 09, 2022 (7:30am)
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Gold Coast - Helensvale Mon, Feb 14, 2022 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie Mon, Feb 21, 2022 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie Mon, Mar 14, 2022 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie {1 day/wk format} Wed, Mar 23, 2022 (7:30am)
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Gold Coast - Helensvale Mon, Mar 28, 2022 (7:30am)
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Brisbane - Murarrie Mon, Apr 04, 2022 (7:30am)
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Course Details

Certification

Participants will receive a WorkSafe Queensland Health and Safety Representative Training Statement of Attendance. This statement is issued by Pinnacle Safety and Training (RTO 40496).

Course Duration

  • Option 1: Five days (back-to-back)
  • Option 2: One day per week over five weeks

Price

  • $765.00 pp for public courses. Book online and save $10.00! (scroll up, find your date, and click Book Now)
  • QLD: Funding is available for eligible members of the construction industry. If eligible, pay only $176.00 - save $589.00! Check your eligibility and apply now.
  • For group bookings outside our public course schedule or at your location, please submit your group booking enquiry here for an obligation free quote.

Course Overview

The role of the Health and Safety Representative (HSR) is primarily to liaise with other staff to identify health and safety issues and convey these to management. HSRs are elected by fellow staff to represent the views of the staff group.

This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to fulfil their role as a Health and Safety Representative (HSR) in Queensland. Pinnacle Safety and Training is a WorkSafe Queensland approved provider of this course, which is compliant under the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (Qld).

HSRs in Queensland are entitled to attend this WorkSafe Queensland approved five day training course within three months of being elected as the HSR. Employers are required to allow the HSR to take paid time off work to attend this training and pay for training costs. Likewise, HSRs are also entitled to attend one day refresher courses at least every three years after the initial five day course has been completed (as per the Work Health and Safety legislation).

Course Outline

The key areas covered by this course include:

  • Overview of the WHS legislative framework
  • Duties of various parties
  • Key WHS terminology
  • The role of WorkSafe Queensland and penalties for non‐compliance
  • Requirements and mechanisms for consultation in the workplace on work health and safety issues
  • The role, entitlements and protections available for HSRs and Health and Safety Committees (HSCs)
  • Resolving workplace health and safety issues through negotiation and conflict resolution
  • Identifying hazards and ways in which they can be eliminated or minimised
  • Incident notification and investigation
  • Issuing Provisional Improvement Notices (PINs) and directing unsafe work to cease.

Course Delivery Format

​Courses are delivered in-person at a Pinnacle Safety and Training facility.

Course Inclusions

  • Training conducted by an experienced WHS industry practitioner with strong knowledge of relevant legislation and Codes of Practice
  • Practical and theoretical activities
  • Participant notes and a full copy of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

Each Trainee Must Provide

Participants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Provide 100 points of ID to the trainer on the morning of day 1 of training. Click here to view document types and their associated points.
  • Have at least a Year 10 level of numeracy, literacy and communication skills
  • Have the ability to read and write English.

I have been a Workplace trainer and assessor for over 20 years. I found the way Peter conducted the course to be extremely interesting and informative. The participants came from a wide variety of industries and Peter used this to create scenarios to explain different sections of the Act & Regulations. A very worthwhile course that was presented extremely well. Thank you!

Darrin H. - Sydney, NSW

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