Health and Safety Representative Training (Stage 1) - Queenstown

Ensuring you and your colleagues remain free from injury at work takes not only care, but specific knowledge and skills.
This course will help you to understand the Health and Safety at Work Act, and its associated regulations, to maintain a safe working environment.
Content and delivery of this programme will be aligned with the most up to date requirements of health and safety training - whatever your business.

Health and safety representatives, members of a health and safety committee or any employee/employer wishing to understand the Health and Safety at Work Act and associated regulations.

Introduction to workplace health and safety
Role and functions of a health and safety representative

  • Worker participation
  • Communication
  • Risk management
  • Accident and emergency investigations and reporting
  • Workplace health and safety culture
  • Advocacy skills
  • Safety resources available
  • Developing a plan of action


  • Promote management of health and safety issues through the use of sound risk management systems and practices
  • Encourage others to be active in preventing injuries
  • Get your health and safety committee making a difference

Two days

Assessment is open to all course participants if you choose (assessment fee additional). Further information about assessment procedures and fee will be explained during the training programme or please contact us for details.
NZQA Unit Standard 29315: Describe the role and functions of the Health and Safety Representative in a New Zealand workplace (Version 1, Level 3, 2 credits)


  • Building on Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 2
  • Advanced Training for Health and Safety Representatives - Stage 3
  • Assertiveness Skills

This workshop has qualified with the Management Capability Development Fund programme.

Small businesses may qualify for help to pay for services such as training workshops, courses and coaching that build the management capabilities of their owners, operators and key managers. A business where the Growth Advisors have identified a need for management training as part of an action plan to support the business owner to grow and innovate their business.

For more information on the Management Capability Development Fund or to find your local Growth Advisor go to

Tuesday, 24th October, 2023 to Wednesday, 25th October, 2023
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Queenstown Business Chamber of Commerce- Bradley Building, Level 3/19 Rees St- Entrance off Cow Lane
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  • All tickets must be paid in full prior to event date. No payment means that the ticket will be forfeit and possibly re-sold.
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  • Please note that the Queenstown Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to cancel or postpone this event in case that Government Restrictions make it impossible to hold. If the event does not take place on the advertised date, if possible, we will reschedule the event for a later date. If this happens, your event registration will be automatically moved to the new event date. If you cannot make the rescheduled event date, you will receive a refund of the full ticket price.
  • Your details may be shared with the host venue or partners.
  • Queenstown Business Chamber of Commerce Meeting room are only accessible by stairs, if you need assistance just let us know and we can make alternative arrangements.


Getting to and From

Location: Queenstown Business Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room, Level 3 Bradley Building, entrance off Cow Lane between Mackenzie Coffee & Glassons.   MAP HERE

Parking: Cow Lane is a one-way street at the moment and there is no parking on Cow Lane or the surrounding streets.  Parking recommendations:  Man Street CarparkBoundary Street CarparkWilsons Church Street Carpark

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