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. HSR’s are mandatory for major projects (over $5mil) and if elected by members from the workgroup.

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.


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

Dates: See training dates below
5 Days (40 hours) 
Location: MBA Skills Centre, 1 Iron Knob Street Fyshwick 2906
Delivery: Face-to-Face
Member: $180* (after rebate), $1300 (without rebate)
Non Member: $280* (after rebate), $1400 (without rebate

*rebate applies to eligible candidates

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

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.

This course is run over five days, generally it runs 3 consecutive days followed by 2 consecutive days the following calendar week.

Training Dates

17th - 19th & 25th - 26th November 2020 

To enrol online click here

If you are unable to register online you can find a PDF registration form click here


Ph: (02) 6175 5900
Fax: (02) 6280 9118

To view MBA Group Training Policies click here


Master Builders Skills Centre, 1 Iron Knob Street, Fyshwick ACT 2609

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