Health and Safety Representative Training

Are you an elected or nominated Health and Safety Representative (HSR) and Deputy HSR in your organisation or workplace? The Health and Safety Representative Training course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to facilitate the flow of information about workplace health and safety, between employers and employees.

Delivered right here on the Central Coast, the Health and Safety Representative Training is an approved SafeWork NSW five-day initial course intended to provide HSRs with the ability to apply the principles of workplace consultation regarding work health and safety matters as required under the Work Heath and Safety Act 2011.

The role of a HSR in the organisation or workplace is a very important one. The HSR plays a key role in work health and safety in the workplace with the main function of the HSR being to represent the members of their workgroup in relation to matters and decisions on work health and safety.

Our team of specialists will be there every step of the way, so you can be assured you are receiving the highest quality of training with Central Coast Community College.
So what are you waiting for? Enrol today!

Before you enrol ensure that your employer is aware and has approved for you to do this training course.


Central Coast Community College Campus- Southloop Road, Ourimbah NSW 2258

Course Dates

Term 1- 2021 dates to be advised.

Who Is This Course For

This course is for all newly elected or nominated HSRs and Deputy HSRs in an organisation or workplace.

Delivery Mode

Face-to-face delivery

Learning Outcomes

  • The WHS legislative framework and its relationship to the HSR role.
  • Identifying key parties and their legislative obligations and duties.
  • Representation in the workplace.
  • Participating in consultation and issue resolution.
  • Representing workgroup members in the Work Health Safety (WHS) risk management processes.
  • Issuing a provisional improvement notice and directing unsafe work to cease.

Study Pathways

Graduates may continue their studies by enrolling in the BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.

How Do I Enrol

Students are required to contact the College on 02 4348 4300 to enrol into this program.

Please note that payment is to be made in full at the time of enrolment.

Course Fees

The fees for this course are $690.

Please contact the College on 02 4348 4300 to make payment for this program.

Entry Requirements

Students must be elected or nominated Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) and Deputy HSRs in an organisation or workplace.

What to Bring to Class

  • A valid photo ID (driver’s licence or passport)
  • Pen
  • Your workplace inspection checklists
  • Your workplace risk assessment forms or risk matrix
  • Your company organisational chart
  • Your company Grievance, Complaint or Issue Resolution policy or procedure (if any)

About the Trainer

Bernadette is a Principal Safety Consultant with 20 years extensive knowledge base and industry experience in safety promotions, training, project management, change management, compliance, customer services, policies and procedures, crisis/emergency management, business continuity management/business resilience and strategic planning responsibilities within multi-site front line operations and corporate environments both nationally and internationally.

She has a strong commitment in developing people skills, providing advice on implementation and continuous improvement in all aspects of Safety Management Systems (SMS). Bernadette continuously strives to introduce simple and effective tools to enhance student learning. She holds tertiary qualifications in Safety, Quality Management Systems, WHS Risk Management, Auditing, Communications, Project Management and Training & Assessment.


This course is currently unavailable. To enquire about wait list options please contact us.

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