Course Details

Site Safety Health Representative

SSHR21
The Site Safety and Health Representative (SSHR) course is designed for those already employed in the coal mining, metalliferous mining, construction or associated industries, including supervisors, site safety and health representatives, and site senior executives.

The course provides training on the skills and knowledge required to perform the duties of a Site Safety and Health Representative, as detailed in the Coal Mining Safety and Health Act 1999 and the Mining and Quarrying Safety and Health Act 1999.

You will participate in 2 to 3 days face-to-face of training and assessment with the trainer.  The number of days depends on whether you already hold one or more of the three units of competency. If so, contact Simtars to clarify your requirements, otherwise you may wish to attend the full course as a Refresher.

The course consists of the following nationally accredited units of competency:
•             RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes
•             RIIWHS301E Conduct safety and health investigations
•             RIICOM301E Communicate information
The Site Safety and Health Representative (SSHR) course is designed for those already employed in the coal mining, metalliferous mining, construction, or associated industries, including supervisors, site safety and health representatives, and site senior executives.
 
The course consists of the following nationally accredited units of competency:
•             RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes
•             RIIWHS301E Conduct safety and health investigations
•             RIICOM301E Communicate information
 
The training will occur in 2 to 3 days face-to-face of training and assessment with the trainer, depending on whether you hold these units already. You may wish to attend the full course to update to the current unit or as a refresher. 
 
Course Dates
Please call our Office for Dates 
Delivery Location
Redbank / contact Simtars to discuss options for conducting at your mine site
Mode of Delivery
Face-to-face workshop
 
Course Cost
  • For quotations and company group bookings please contact Simtars
  • Payment is required prior to all workshops
 
Training
Face-to-face workshops
You will participate in 2 to 3 days face-to-face of training and assessment with the trainer.  The number of days depends on whether you already hold one or more of the three Units of Competency. If so, contact Simtars to clarify your requirements, otherwise you may wish to attend the full course as a refresher.

Trainer Assessor details
Simtars or Third Party Trainer Assessor
  
Assessment
You will be required to undertake written assessments and an oral presentation assessment during the workshop.
 
Upon successful completion of assessments, you will be issued with a Statement of Attainment from Simtars          (RTO 45647) for the units successfully completed.
 
Entry requirements
To enrol in this course you must:
  • Have an understanding of the role of the Site Safety and Health Representative
  • Demonstrate that you are at or exceed level 3 in foundation skills (see below)

Foundation skill requirements
To study in this course, you must demonstrate that you are at, or exceed, level 3 in foundation skills on the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF).  Simtars has BKSB eLearning solution to assess Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) and foundation skills.  Prior to enrolment you will be sent an email with a link to BKSB to complete the LLN initial assessment.  If you do not reach the required foundation level, the BKSB tool can provide tutorials to help you reach the required foundation skill level. For more information about Foundation Skills, see the ‘Choosing your Course’ section in our Learner Handbook.
Materials and equipment required
To study in this course, you must provide the following materials and equipment:
  • Covered shoes
  • If you are training at your work site, then you may require PPE as set out in your company guidelines.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
You can apply for RPL for each of the units of competency in this qualification. You will need to supply information on your work history and samples of work and may need to undertake assessments and/or an interview to determine whether you have met the competency standards. RPL is assessed on a case-by-case basis. You can read more about RPL in our Learner Handbook or contact us to discuss your RPL options.
 
 
Apply for enrolment - How to Apply
  • Complete the Application for Enrolment form online by going to the link: Apply Now
  • You will receive a confirmation email with the Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) eBKSB assessment, complete it asap.
  • Once complete, your application will be reviewed and a letter of offer will be sent to you, if you qualify.
  • You must sign the letter of offer and return to the designated address.
  • You will then be invoiced for your course.
  • Fees are payable prior to workshop start date.
Your application will be reviewed by Simtars prior to you being offered a place in the course.
Prior to enrolling and/or paying any fees, please ensure that you read the Learner handbook on the website.
For more details, please contact Simtars.
Phone: 61 (07)3810 6328  
Email:  training@simtars.com.au 
 
Fees 
  • $300 per unit / $900 full course cost
  • For quotations and company group bookings please contact Simtars
  • Payment is required prior to all workshops
  •  Where a learner misses a workshop or part of a workshop, Simtars will attempt to place this learner into other courses being conducted. If this is not possible, learners will be required to attend a workshop at the end of the course to undertake the work they have missed. This will incur an additional cost for the supplementary workshop, plus venue and trainer accommodation costs.
  • Fees include all flights and car hire/transfer costs for the trainer, all electronic course material, and pre-course readings for each workshop.
  • Learner accommodation and food are not provided, nor included in course fees. (If the training occurs at Redbank, the course will include morning tea and lunch at no additional cost).
  • Government funding or subsidies are currently not available.
Payment Method
We offer the following payment methods for this course:
  • Credit card
  • Purchase order (for approved companies only) 
  • For more information about payment methods and payment terms, see the ‘Fees and Refunds’ section of our Learner Handbook.  For further information or to organise payment for your training, please contact Simtars on (07) 3810 6328 or email training@simtars.com.au.

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