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5 Day Health and Safety Representative (HSR) Training

A Health and Safety Representative (HSR) is elected by members of the work group to represent them in health and safety matters. HSRs are mandatory for major projects (over $5mil) and if elected by members from the workgroup.

The rebate through the ACT Building & Construction Industry Training Fund Authority has already been factored into the cost of the ACT course.


A HSR has specific duties under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011. In order for a HSR to have the powers prescribed in the legislation, they must undertake the 5-day HSR training and update this training with annual refreshers. For further information on health and safety representatives and committees visit Worksafe ACT or SafeWork NSW.


Dates: See training dates below
Duration: 5 Days (40 hours)
Location: Canberra - MBA Skills Centre, 1 Iron Knob Street Fyshwick 2906 / South Coast - Unit 15 to 16, 38 Hopkins Street Eden 2551
Delivery: Face-to-Face


$500* (after rebate)
$1300 (without rebate)

$600* (after rebate)
$1400 (without rebate)


*Rebate applies to eligible candidates

For membership enquiries for MBA ACT please contact reception on 02 6175 5900


English language skills sufficient to understand both written and verbal instruction
Participants must provide 100 points of identification and must be a minimum of 18 years of age


The course will provide the information and training necessary to act as a HSR, including;

Knowledge of the Work Health and Safety legislation
Consultation, communication and representation responsibilities
Work Safety Duty Holders and their responsibilities
Monitoring the compliance of the person conducting a business or undertaking
Investigate complaints from work group members about work health and safety matters
Hazard identification and risk management

Before you register online you will need to have:

Your Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not have one you will need to have either one of the following - Medicare card, birth certificate, driver licence, Australian passport, citizenship document, certificate of registration by descent, ImmiCard or Australian entry visa during this online process.
A Visa or Mastercard.



Date: 8 April 2024
Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: MBA Skills Centre - 1 Iron Knob Street, Fyshwick ACT 2609
Enrol Online Here

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