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NSW Health & Safety Representative Refresher Training Course Description

This course is SafeWork NSW approved and is for elected Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) and elected Deputy HSRs within the State jurisdiction of NSW under the WHS Act 2011 who have requested regulator approved training.

 

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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

This course is SafeWork NSW approved and is for elected Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) and elected Deputy HSRs within the State jurisdiction of NSW under the WHS Act 2011 who have requested regulator approved training.

The purpose of this course is to provide HSRs and deputy HSRs the opportunity to revisit information and skills attained from their Initial HSR course. This includes understanding the WHS legislation, how the legislation applies to the role of the HSR and additional knowledge and skills regarding powers and functions under the WHS legislation.
 

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:

  • Photo ID must be presented to the trainer at the commencement of the course, as per SafeWork NSW Conditions of Approval
  • Provide evidence of completing the NSW HSR 5 Day Initial training course after 01 Jan 2013.

FSA Entry Requirements:

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

 

Course Content:

The course content covers:

  • WHS Act 2011 legislative framework
  • The role and functions of WorkSafe 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 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 

Duration:

1 day

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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