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SA Unions
Ground Floor, 170 Greenhill Road, Parkside SA 5063
Telephone 08 8279 2248 Fax 08 8279 2223 email:

SA Unions is a approved training provider of Health and Safety Representative Training.

Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (SA)

Re-elected Health and Safety Representative Courses

Health and Safety Representative training for representatives in their second and subsequent terms of office.

SafeWork SA has approved the following one day courses to be delivered by SA Unions.  Courses can be attended as a 5 day block or on an individual day basis.

  • Refresher - Day 1

  • Safety Interactions/Consultation Processes - Day 2

  • Investigations - Day 3

  • Policy - Day 4

  • Safe Workers - Day 4

  • Fitness for Work - Day 5

SA Unions is an approved provider of Health and Safety Representative training under the WHS Act.


> 2019 State Course Program & Enrolment Form





13/3/19 - WHS Refresher
14/3/19 - Safety Interactions/    

                Consultation Processes
15/3/19 - Investigations




6/6/19 - Policy

7/6/19 - Fitness and Work 







16/10/19 - WHS Refresher
17/10/19 - Safety Interactions/

                 Consultation Processes

18/10/19 - Investigations




25/11/19 - Policy           

26/11/19 - Fitness and Work



Contact SA Unions on 08 8279 2248 for information on this course or email


All courses are held in Adelaide unless otherwise specified


Health and Safety Representatives

For Health and Safety Representatives in their second and subsequent terms of office.


Course Description


Health and Safety Representative training for representatives in their second and subsequent terms of office.


Target Group

Elected Health and Safety Representatives and Deputy Health and Safety Representatives.


Course Content

The course complies with SafeWork SA Guidelines on content and covers -

  • WHS Refresher
    refresh and update to any changes in legislation
    review of legislative framework, and any amendments
    duties of PCBU
    discussion and networking
    update skills on how to promote continuous improvement in workplace

  • WHS Safety Interactions/Consultation Processes
    refresher of the role of the HSR in relation to consultation
    explore how a HSR can also influence safety culture through safety interactions and conversations in the workplace

  • WHS Investigations
    a fundamental overview of inspections and incident investigation models and how HSRs may contribute to these processes
    discuss opportunity for HSRs to be involved in proactive investigations including inquiring into WHS raised by the work group, near miss investigations and workplace inspections, as well as incident investigation

  • WHS Policy
    provide information about the policies and procedures required within a workplace and how a HSR and their work groups can be involved in the development and implementation of these policies and procedures

  • WHS Fitness for Work
    fitness for work and how a HSR can contribute to workplace practices, environments and work arrangements that may prevent negative influences on workers’ fitness for work

Course Fee 2019

Five Days (If booking made for 5 days in one year)

Standard Fee $982 (inc GST)

Union Members $920 (inc GST)


One Day (single day bookings)

Standard Fee $205 (inc GST)

Union Member $193 (inc GST) 


Union discount only applies to unions affiliated to SA Unions



The Course Fee includes

  • Participant manual

  • Light lunch provided daily (unless regional course)


Course Subsidies

Subsidies for Health and Safety Representatives of $50 per participant per day on course fees are available through a SafeWork SA grant.

SafeWork SA can advise of the eligibility of your business for a subsidy.

Eligibility categories -

  • small business - up to 100 or fewer employees

  • High Risk Industry

  • High Risk Occupations 

Contact SafeWork SA on 1300 365 255 to determine your eligibility.

Note : Exempt Employers are not eligible for these subsidies




Cancellation Policy
When an enrolment is cancelled the following cancellation fees will apply.  This can be waived if another course date is booked.

More than 14 days before course commencement date = Full refund
Between 7-14 days before commencement date = 50% refund
Less than 7 days = No refund

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