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Short Course WHS for Health and Safety Representatives (including 1 day Refresher Training)

Work Health and Safety (WHS) is about ensuring safe and healthy working conditions, and preventing illness and injury in the workplace. This course provides employee safety representatives with a range of skills and knowledge that will enable them to effectively and responsibly represent their work group. This includes a working knowledge of the Work Health and Safety Act 2012, other relevant legislation and approved codes of practice. Participants will develop an understanding of health and safety committees and how to develop positive attitudes to WHS.

Participants will learn:

  • The principles of hazard identification.
  • To perform risk management.
  • About accident causation and prevention.
  • To investigate accidents.
  • About conflict resolution and management.
  • To participate in individual and group problem solving.

Work Health and Safety Units delivered are:

  • Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace (BSBWHS302A)
  • Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control (BSBWHS303A)
  • Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes (BSBWHS304A)
  • Contribute to WHS issue resolution (BSBWHS305A)

Course Dates – Full 5 day course

Courses will run subject to reaching minimum class numbers.

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Campbell Street Campus

  • 15, 16, 17, 21 & 22 November 2017

Alanvale Campus

  • 24, 25, 26 October & 1, 2 November 2017

Devonport Campus

  • 13, 14, 20, 21 & 22 November 2017

Burnie Campus

  • Next course to be advised

Course Dates – Refresher Course – 1 day

Participants will learn:

  • About the Work Health and Safety Act 2012.
  • About WHS consultation.
  • The principles and activities of risk management.
  • About issue resolution.
  • About Provisional Improvement Notices (PINs)

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Campbell Street Campus: 

  • No dates are scheduled

Alanvale Campus:

  • Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Burnie Campus:

  • No dates are scheduled


5 day course:  $1008 per person
1 day Refresher course (non-accredited):  $265 per person


You must be employed or have access to an organisation to conduct an on-the-job project.


Full 5 day course

  • A Statement of Attendance or participants may choose to be assessed by completing a small workplace project.
  • Participants may gain Statements of Attainment in 4 Certificate III level units.


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