Workplace Health and Safety Representative Accreditation

Shared Advantage has provided Comcare accredited training for Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) since 1994. Our training courses have been assessed and approved by Comcare until  2 November 2022. Comcare monitors our courses to ensure you receive high quality training.

Course outlines

Work Health and Safety Representatives Accreditation – 5 days

The 5 day training course equips health and safety representatives with the skills and knowledge required to exercise their powers, for the purpose of promoting and ensuring the work health and safety of members of their work group. The course fees are $660. Tea and coffee are provided.

Work Health and Safety Representatives Refresher –  1 day

The 1 day course is designed to refresh and update you in the current WHS legislation and role of the Health and Safety Representative. The course is open to anyone who has previously completed the initial 5 day training. Shared Advantage is required to sight the original certificate to enrol you in the course. The course fees are $280. Tea and coffee are provided.

About your training

Your trainer will monitor your progress throughout the course. You will be expected to complete a number of activities to demonstrate your knowledge and skill, including:

  • revision exercises
  • an individual written report of workplace inspection
  • a hazard research project
  • an action plan exercise on day 5.

You will receive a handbook which includes all handouts and a copy of the presentation.