Health & Safety Rep Course

The role of the Health and Safety Rep has changed in the NZ workplace under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) and its regulations. This course is focused on assisting your health and safety reps understand the requirements and obligations of a Health and Safety Representative in relation to the Act. They will re-enter the workplace stronger in their role as a Health and Safety Representative, with an ability to add good communication and health and safety leadership to their responsibilities.

All workplaces with 20 or more staff require a Health and Safety Represnetative

A note on transitional training

Unit standard 29315 replaces unit standard 20918 for Health and Safety Representative Training.

If you hold unit standard 20918 you will require transitional training and this one day programme is ideal. Managers may also like to attend to understand the obligations and responsibilities of a Health and Safety Rep at Work.

Find out more information about Health and Safety Reps (HSR's) and their training requirements on WorkSafe's website.

Course detail

The purpose of this course is for Health and Safety Reps to demonstrate their role and function in a New Zealand workplace and will be able to: 

Please note that dependent on the trainee's experience a post course activity may be required for assessment prior to the unit standard being completed. Please contact us for more information.

Prior Experience

This course has been designed for both experienced reps and new reps and there are no pre-requisites to attend this course. However, it is ideal for trainees to have an understanding of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.

Our Trainers are experienced in working with all levels of prior knowledge so this course has been designed to include a range of interactive training activities that will assess the experience of a trainee.  Depending on this experience a post course activity may be required for assessment evidence before the unit standard is awarded.

Pre-Requisites

NZQA Unit Standard Included

Unit Standard Title Credit Value
29315 Describe the role and functions of the Health and Safety Representative in a New Zealand workplace 2

Duration

1 Day

Please note that dependent on the trainee's experience a post course activity may be required for assessment prior to the unit standard being completed.

Attendance capacity 

Minimum of 10 trainees and a maximum of 15 trainees per course.

Attendance capacity is applicable to a course held on your site.

Course Cost

Course Fees

$320.00 + GST per person

Course costs include all learning materials and completion certificate from AMS Group. Costs also include registration of unit standard credits with NZQA. 

For Bookings

Please note that courses are available at a number of AMS Group branch locations NZ wide. Please check out the AMS Group Course Schedule. These courses can be arranged to be delivered at your place of work. Contact us to find out more about training options at your site or for more information about this course.

Special Note

Well Worker HQ is a division of AMS Group Ltd. AMS Group will deliver this training and register any NZQA credits associated with this course delivery. AMS Group is a registered private training establishment with NZQA (Provider number 7252)