Do you qualify for no-charge training?
Does your business qualify for no charge health and safety training?
Is your business in one of ACC's targeted industries.
Please enter your companies 5-digit ACC Classification Unit Code in the box below, to check if you qualify for no-charge Health and Safety Representative Training.
Health and Safety Training Information
Worksafereps has been delivering health and safety representative training since 2003, and is currently the largest provider of this training in New Zealand.
We have developed a three-stage training programme and all three courses have been approved under part 19G (1) and 46A of the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992.
We have worked with employers and trained workers from across New Zealand in a wide range of industries, working extensively in both metropolitan and provincial centres.
Worksafereps training offers the following advantages:
- a nationwide network of professional trainers covering the length and breadth of New Zealand
- proven success achieving excellent outcomes across all three levels of training
- the ability to consolidate learning through workplace union networks and onsite support
- existing close working relationship with ACC and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, as the prime government agencies in this area
- an understanding of the importance of excellence in health and safety practice in the context of needing to build modern competitive workplaces with a commitment to workplace and workforce development.
For further information about the courses we offer download a copy of the course outline below.
- Stage One (PDF doc 79kb)
- Stage Two (PDF doc 28kb)
- Stage Three (PDF doc 29kb)
- H&S in Employment Act 1992 http://legislation.govt.nz/act/public/1992/0096/latest/DLM278829.html
Please note that there are strict criteria around eligibility for funded, no-charge training which is only available for active health and safety representatives and members of health and safety committees.
Priority will be given to heath and safety reps who work in the "key industry sectors" identified by ACC: agriculture, construction, forestry, residential care, manufacturing and road freight transport.
To see a more specific list of those qualifying sectors by ACC classification unit codes (CU) please click here.
Worksafereps can provide in-house training.
REGISTER AS H&S REP: To register your expression of interest (EOI) - Everyone who wants to attend a course needs to fill out the EOI form - please click here. As well as your own details you also need to provide information about your employer including contact details, their ACC number and their Employer's ACC Classification Unit Code (C U Number).
For some help finding your employer's ACC details - please click here
To find out the location and dates for upcoming training courses - please click here.
To see more information about the costing structure for Worksafereps H&S rep training - please click here
To request a free sample copy of the SafeGuard Magazine, a monthly publication bringing together news, feature stories, prosecutions and editorials please click here
For more details please contact one of our Regional Health and Safety Training Coordinators.