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Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (SA)
Level 1 Health and Safety Representative Courses

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


> 2019 State Course Program & Enrolment


General Courses





4/2/2019 - 8/2/2019



18/3/2019 - 22/3/2019



6/5/2019 - 10/5/2019



17/6/2019 - 21/6/2019






5/8/2019 - 9/8/2019



28/10/2019 - 1/11/2019



2/12/2019 - 6/12/2019



SA Unions provides HSR Training for Level 1  DfE (public schools) HSR's


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

Health and Safety Representatives attend the full 5 days of scheduled Level 1 courses.

Split Course
If it is not possible for you to attend the Level 1 course on five consecutive days, you may like to consider splitting your attendance between two courses. This can be done on the basis of either a two/three or three/two split. The split training should be undertaken at consecutive scheduled courses.

Course Description


(5 days)

A five day course where participants will gain an understanding of the principles of the WHS Legislation; including the role of the Health and Safety Representative and the Health and Safety Committee.  The course will provide participants with a basic understanding of the principles and practice of hazard management and skills to consult and negotiate.


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 -

  • Unit 1 : SWSAHSR101A
    Introduction to work health and safety

  • Unit 2 : SWSAHSR102A
    Work, health, and safety legislation

  • Unit 3 : SWSAHSR103A
    Perform the functions and exercise the powers of a health and safety representative

  • Unit 4 : SWSAHSR104A
    Hazard management

  • Unit 5 : SWSAHSR105A
    Role of health and safety committees

  • Unit 6 : SWSAHSR106A
    Consultation and conflict resolution

  • Unit 7 : SWSAHSR107A
    Research, prepare and present a case on an occupational health, safety
    and welfare issue

Course Fee 2019

Standard Fee $975 (inc GST)

Union Members $920 (inc GST)

Union discount only applies to unions affiliated with SA Unions



The Course Fee includes

  • Participant manual (with copy of the WHS Act)

  • 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 Industries

  • 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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