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Safety and Health Representatives Training

Safety and Health Representatives Training

All elected Safety and Health Representatives must complete this comprehensive 5-day training course within 12 months of being appointed.

Although this is an introductory course to the important role of a modern SHR, attendees will gain in-depth knowledge and the necessary skills to become an effective SHR, accredited by the OSH Commission.

The course will also ensure that participants gain the confidence they need to help improve the overall safety performance and make a real difference to the safety culture of their organisation.

After completing the course, participants can use this as a recognition of prior learning credit towards their Certificate III in OHS qualification at an RTO of their choosing.

This course is designed by WorkSafe WA and delivered by our safety and risk specialists from our Training Partner, RPS Energy, a registered training organisation here in Perth.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course participants will be able to understand:

  • Legislation relevant to the role and functions of a Safety and Health Representative
  • Communicate effectively on safety and health matters to represent employees in your elected area
  • Issue resolution processes
  • Know your role in the OHS committee
  • Be conversant with WorkSafe WA and their inspectors and be able to access and utilise WorkSafe WA information in relation to safety matters
  • The process of conducting workplace inspections
  • Issue a Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN)
  • Hazard and risk management processes
  • Write a job safety analysis (JSA)
  • Your involvement in an investigation process

Learning pathway

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Materials and catering

  • CCIWA will supply all course materials for you to confidently complete your training.
  • Morning tea, afternoon tea, lunch at a restaurant nearby, tea and coffee are also included.


  • CCIWA, 180 Hay Street, East Perth

Member Price $990

Standard Price $1,100

GST inclusive

Book Today

If there are no sessions for your preferred date available online – please contact the CCIWA Training team on (08) 9365 7500. 

This 5 day WorkSafe course will teach you how to become an effective safety and health representative. Participants can use this course as a recognition of prior learning credit towards their Certificate III in OHS qualification at an RTO of their choosing.

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