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QLD Health & Safety Representative Refresher Training Course Description

The purpose of this course is to revitalise the knowledge and skills attained during the QLD HSR initial 5 day course enabling you to continue to exercise your powers 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 $385 pp for public course
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Units of Competency:

About this course

Why Choose This Course

The purpose of this course is to revitalise the knowledge and skills attained during the QLD HSR initial 5 day course enabling you to continue to exercise your powers for the purpose of promoting and ensuring the health and safety at work of members of your work group.

Designed for:

This course is for all elected Health and Safety Representatives (HSR) and Deputy HSR’s under the WHS Act 2011 who have completed the initial QLD HSR 5 day course (or the Bridging course as the transitional provision of the WHS Regulation). This course is also available to workers who have been elected as HSRs within two years prior to the commencement of the WHS legislation on 1 January 2012 for their workplace who have previously completed the Course 30630QLD – Functioning as a Workplace HSR and who wish to continue performing in a HSR role under the new Act.

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:

Participants are to provide evidence of completing the QLD 5 day initial or Refresher training course within the last 3 years.

As per the WHSQ Conditions of Approval for HSR Training Providers (Section 4:34) we are required to sight and verify Evidence of Identity (EOI) for each student on commencement of training. EOI documents must be made up of 3 matching original EOI documents. FSA is required to retain a copy on each students file.
One Category A two Category B or Two Category A one Category B (At least one Category A document must be photographic and show a full name and date of birth)

Category A documents
Status = Current
• Australian birth certificate – full (not an extract or a commemorative certificate)
• Bicentennial birth certificate (born in 1988)
• Australian citizenship certificate/naturalisation certificate
• Department of immigration and border protection (DIBP)
– Certificate of evidence of resident status
– Visa evidence card (with PLO56 visa)
• Queensland or federal police officer photo identity card.
• Queensland high risk work licence (photographic)

Status = Current or expired less than two years
• Australian passport (including Australian document of identity)
• Foreign passport
• Australian photo driver licence
• Queensland accreditation/authorisation (laminated)
– Driver/rider trainer; pilot/escort vehicle driver; dangerous goods driver; tow truck driver/assistant certificate – Bus; taxi; limousine driver

Status = Valid up to five years after issue
• DIBP – ImmiCard; temporary or resident visa; document for travel to Australia. Note: Electronic travel authority (ETA) is not accepted.

Status = Issued after 01/01/1992
• Queensland card 18 (laminated)

Category B documents – must be Australian issued documents
Status = Current
• Australian defence force photo identity card (excluding civilians)
• Australian firearm licence (with photo)
• Australian security guard/crowd controller licence (with photo)
• Department of veterans’ affairs/CentreLink pensioner concession card (including healthcare card)
• Education institution student identity document (must include photo and/or signature)
• Financial institution debit/credit card (must include signature and embossed/printed name)
• Medicare card (green, blue or yellow)
• Interstate government-issued or government-approved proof of age card

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 legislative framework
  • The role and functions of WorkCover and their interaction with HSRs
  • 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 (or workgroups) within the workplace  Election process for HSRs / Deputy HSRs and disqualification provisions
  • Health and 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 work group and to resolve work health and safety issues
  • Risk management and the use of risk controls, including the duties and responsibilities of various PCBUs under the legislation
  • How HSRs can use their functions and powers to contribute to risk management activities in the workplace
  • Provisional Improvement Notices and the right to cease, or direct the cessation of, unsafe work

This course is delivered by NSCA.

Group Size:

1-15

Duration:

1 Day

Location:

Onsite or at our training facility

Schedule:

Public and corporate courses available in QLD.


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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