This course is designed for newly elected Health and Safety Representatives (HSR) in their first year of office.
The intent of the training is to develop skills to represent their work group and exercise their powers and functions under the Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act. It is not intended to train HSRs to be health and safety professionals or fulfill person Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBU) WHS obligations.
- Understand the context of WHS legislation and practice.
- Understand the objects and principles of the WHS Act.
- Identify various elements of the legislative framework.
- Understand the role and functions of the regulator and their interaction with HSRs.
- Understand the safe work approach to work health and safety issues.
This course is certified by SafeWork SA (HSR Level 1). Participants seeking nationally accredited training in work health and safety, are encouraged to explore the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (BSB41419).
For organisations that wish to pay the student fees for this course and are unable to pay by credit card via the website, please contact the Short Course team via email on firstname.lastname@example.org to organise a Third Party Payment invoice.
TAFE SA is a ReturnToWorkSA approved training provider for Return To Work (RTW) Coordinator training.
This course is certified by SafeWork SA (HSR Level 1)
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What is a Virtual Classroom? A virtual classroom is when students learn with a lecturer and other students via web conferencing technology as part of a virtual classroom. Lecturers lead a virtual classroom that is accessed by students in different locations at the same time. TAFE SA currently use Collaborate. You will need access to a computer and the internet for this course or you can use the facilities at your local TAFE SA campus. You do not need to install any software and you can access the classroom from any computer that has an internet connection, or a mobile telephone. You will be provided with the link to the classroom from your lecturer prior to the start date.
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