Occupational Health and Safety Representative

Occupational Health and Safety Representative

Course Fee: R4,850.00

Do this course if you want to be an Occupational Health and Safety Representative, functioning as an advisor to employees and management about health and safety aspects in the workplace. Learn how to inspect the workplace, record and investigate incidents and accidents and look after the OHS needs of employees.

This short course is accredited by the South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (SAIOSH), who is a professional body recognised by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

It is part of the Occupational Certificate: Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner -NQF5-SAQA ID 99714

Accredited QCTO provider number: 01-QCTO/SDP230921-3045

SAIOSH Membership number: 66463911

CPD points: 5

Course content

The course covers the following outcomes:

SHE Basic Principles:

  • Basic OHS legislative requirements
  • Communication Skills in the Health and Safety environment
  • Representing employees’ needs relating to OHS matters
  • Workplace Safety Inspections
  • Identify Hazards and Assess Risks (Basic)
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response (Basic)
  • SHE Representative roles and responsibilities
  • Principles of Accident and Incident Investigation

Additional information


Once off full payment, 2 payments, 3 payments


3-4 Months, depending on your own pace of study. You are welcome to complete the course in a shorter time period. You have a maximum of 4 months to complete this course.


Upons successful completion you will receive your IBM Certificate: OHS Representative and CPD points.

  • You will complete a PoE (Portfolio of Evidence) with theory and practical assignments – total 5 assignments.
  • This course is offered through distance learning. No exams, assignments only.

Entry Requirements

  • No Matric required
  • At least 16 years of age
  • It is assumed that you are competent in basic reading, writing, numeric and computer literacy skills.
  • The course is presented in English as language of delivery.

Installment Payment Options

Study material is made available upon receipt of payment. Pay in full or select a payment option as indicated below:

2 Payments 3 Payments
R2 490 p/m R1 690 p/m



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