Health & Safety Representative Refresher

What is the Health and Safety Representative Refresher Course?

The Health and Safety Representative ( HSR ) course is designed for elected Health and Safety Representatives, Deputy Health and Safety Representatives, or Committee Members.

HSRs in Queensland are entitled to attend a one-day refresher course every three years, commencing three years after the initial five-day course has been completed (as per the Work Health and Safety Act 2011).

On successful completion of the refresher course, participants will have refreshed their skills and knowledge to enable them to continue to fulfill the role of HSR, as prescribed in section 72 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

Who will benefit from HSR Refresher Training?

The health and safety refresher training delivered by ASTRA is designed for all elected HSRs and deputy HSRs under the WHS Act who have completed the mandatory 5-day course and are required to attend refresher training at 3 yearly intervals, to maintain their understanding of the management of work health and safety under the WHS legislation and their role and entitlements as HSRs.

Pre-requisite Requirements?

Applicants should be currently elected HSRs or deputy HSRs, or Committee Members under the WHS Act.

Have successfully completed either:

  • A WHSQ approved five-day initial Health and Safety Representative (Queensland) training course in accordance with the Work Health and Safety Act 2011, or
  • 30630QLD – Functioning as a Workplace Health and Safety Representative in accordance with the Workplace Health and Safety Act 1995.

Contact ASLS for more information on HSR training.

  • Duration 1 Day
  • Delivery mode Face to Face
  • Location Brisbane
  • On Location Available
  • Cost $290.00 (GST incl.)


Great trainer, great admin, very convenient training location and the USB stick was excellent.

D Shackleton

Was at a good speed and was patient with me asking the same question over and over.

J Harrison

Very informative, trainer able to give real life experience.

L Sainsbury

That every area was covered, with expert knowledge.

M Marinkovic

Great variety, not just about safety but related to. Very enjoyable.

M Brider