We provide a comprehensive range of training courses aimed at both Delegates as well as Health and Safety Representatives.
A course designed for new SDA Delegates.
The course provides Delegates with a basic introduction to their role, expectation of the employer and Union as a Delegate. Topics covered include:
A course designed for experienced SDA Delegates.
This course is for Delegates who have already completed the Introductory Course. It expands on many of the topics covered in the Intro Course.
The main focus is on the ‘big picture’, this course gives Delegates an insight into how Legislation, the Fair Work Commission (FWC), economic, social and political factors all influence wages and conditions.
A course designed for Delegates wishing to campaign in and to better organise their workplace.
A course for Delegates who have an interest in Bullying & Harassment
This course takes a detailed look at what behaviour and is not constituted as bullying and harassment and how it can be dealt with at work and within the Industrial Relations system.
Understand your Workplace Agreement
Your workplace Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA) is your workplace Bible, these company-specific courses are for Delegates who want to gain an intimate working knowledge of their EBA.
EBA courses are generally run once a year for Delegates from Woolworths, Coles, Big W, Kmart, Target & Bunnings.
This course provides information on Work Health and Safety standards and practical steps to improve and engage on WHS.
This course is designed for Health and Safety Representatives who are in their first year of their term or who have not previously attended training.
The Course aims to:
Topics covered include:
This course is designed for Health and Safety Representatives who have completed HSR Training Level 1 and are generally in the second year of their three year term.
This Level Two Course aims to add and extend the range of skills and knowledge acquired in the 5 Day Initial Course.
Participants are able to select areas directly relevant to their workplace such as Manual Handling, plant and structures and hazardous work .
Participants will also review the WHS Act again and be updated on any changes to the Act, regulations and/or Codes of Practice that are relevant to their workplace.
Continuing Training Courses are for HSR’s who have completed the first two levels of training and aim to develop, reinforce and add to the range of skills and knowledge already acquired by Health and Safety Representatives in previous training.
These courses are flexible to ensure they meet the needs and requirements of HSRs and their workplaces.
Topics often covered include:
The SDA has a competitive Fee Structure for companies sending people to HSR courses. Fees cover all training materials and expenses including morning tea and lunch.
The Level One – 5 Day HSR Courses cost $585 (discounted to $485 for member companies) per participant.
The Level Two – 3 Day Course Health and Safety Course cost $450 (discounted to $350 for member companies) per participant.
The Level Three – 2 Day HSR Course cost $350 ( discounted to $250 for member companies) per participant.