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NSW Health & Safety Representative Initial 5 Day Training

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NSW Health & Safety Representative Initial 5 Day Training Course Description

The purpose of this course is to acquire the knowledge and skills required to enable you to exercise your new powers and fulfil your role as a Health & Safety Representative (HSR) for the purpose of promoting and ensuring the health and safety at work of members of your work group.

 

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Course Information

Duration See below
Location
  • Public courses at our training facility
  • Corporate bookings - Onsite or at our facility
Course Price $990 pp for public course
For corporate bookings
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Units of Competency:

About this course

Why Choose This Course

The purpose of this course is to acquire the knowledge and skills required to enable you to exercise your new powers and fulfil your role as a Health & Safety Representative (HSR) for the purpose of promoting and ensuring the health and safety at work of members of your work group. The course meets the requirements for elected HSRs and deputy HSRs under the WHS Act 2011 and is SafeWork NSW approved.

Designed For

This course is for Elected HSRs and elected Deputy HSRs, within the State jurisdiction of NSW, under the WHS Act 2011 who have requested regulator approved training.

Note: section 72 of the WHS Act 2011 entitles a HSR to attend a course of training in work health and safety after being elected. The HSR in consultation with their employer also has the right to choose the regulator approved course of training they attend.

Pre-Requisites (as per NSW SafeWork requirements):

  • Completion of Pre-course reading and task 
  • Photo ID must presented to the trainer at the commencement of the course


FSA Entry Requirements:

  • Fitness to participate
  • Enclosed footwear

  • Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course

Course Content:

The course content covers:

  • WHS Act 2011 legislative framework
  • Duties and responsibilities of PCBUS, officers, workers and other parties under the legislation
  • The nature of the consultation process with workers as required of the primary PCBU by the Act
  • The purpose and formation of a workgroup within the workplace
  • Health & Safety Committees (HSCs)
  • The entitlements, rights and protections of an elected HSR / Deputy HSR
  • Using negotiation, communication and problem solving skills and strategies as a HSR to represent a workgroup and to resolve WHS issues 
  • Risk management and the use of risk controls, including the duties and responsibilities of various PC8Us under the legislation
  • How HSRs can contribute to risk management in the workplace
  • Provisional Improvement Notices (PIN) and the right to cease, or direct the cessation of unsafe work
    .

This course is delivered by NSCA.

Group Size:

1-20 face to face training only

Duration:

5 Days: Note this course must be completed within 6 months of course commencement

Location:

Onsite or at our training facility

Schedule:

Public and corporate course available in NSW


Benefits of this course

  • On successful completion of the training you will receive a Certificate of Attendance

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this program, participants will be awarded the following Nationally Recognised Units of Competency:

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What you Recieve
  • Access to FSA’s dedicated customer support.

  • Qualified and experienced trainers.

Job Prospects

This course will benefit various careers including:

  • Work Health and Safety Manager
  • Workplace Manager
  • Floor Manager
  • Department Manager
  • HR Manager
  • Safety Practitioner
  • Supervisor or management position in certain industries
  • Security Officers
  • Building Managers
  • Office Managers
  • Hotel or Restaurant Managers
  • Safety & Emergency Managers
  • Education Professionals
  • Team Leaders
On The Day
  • Parking is available on site
  • Tea & coffee is provided
  • What to wear: Closed toe shoes and clothing that may get dirty
  • What to bring: Laptop or Tablet
Cancellation / Transfer Policy
Refund Policy

Public Courses

All cancellation and transfer requests must be received in writing.

Course Cancellation Policy
When cancelling an enrolment, the following charges will apply:

  • 2 business day cooling off period
  • 7 or more business days - no charge
  • 6 or less business days - 50 percent (50%) of course fee incurred
  • 3 business day’s notice or less from start time (weekends / public holidays not included) – no refund / full course charge

Course Transfer Policy
When transferring an enrolment from one course date to another, the following charges will apply:

  • Transferred 7 or more business days prior to course date – no charge
  • Transferred 6 or less business days prior to course date – 50 percent (50%) of course fee incurred
  • Transferred 3 or less business days from start time (weekends / public holidays not included) – no refund / full course charge
  • Name changes 5 business days or less prior to course date will incur a $50.00 +GST fee per name change
  • Non-attendance of any course will not entitle the client to any refund, set-off, waiver or reduction of the fee and the client remains required to pay all fees in respect of courses that it does not attend, unless otherwise agreed in writing with the company.
  • In the event any learner is turned away from training as a result of being adversely affected by drugs or alcohol in the trainer’s opinion, there shall be no refund

Corporate Courses

Cancellation Policy

Once a training date has been confirmed by FSA, any changes made by the client to this booking, including cancellation or postponement will result in the following fees after the 2 business day cooling off period:

  • Cancelled / transferred 7 or more business days prior to course date - no charge
  • Cancelled / transferred 6 business days or less prior to course date - 50 percent (50%) of course fee
  • Cancelled / transferred 3 or less business days from start time - no refund / full course charge name changes 5 business days or less prior to the course date will incur a $50.00 + GST fee per name change

Distance Learning

All Cancellation Requests must be received in writing

When cancelling or withdrawing an enrolment, the following charges will apply:

  • 2 business day cooling off period upon receipt of payment
  • Cancelled / withdrawn between 3-13 business days, course fee refunded minus an admin fee of $250.00
  • Cancelled / withdrawn after 14 days from commencement – 100% of course fee forfeited.

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