Occupational Health and Safety Representative

Course Fee: R7,150.00R5,290.00
Special for Full Upfront Payment


Do this course if you want to be an Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner, 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 IBM 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).

SAIOSH membership number 66463911

SAIOHS Certificate: Occupational Health and Safety Representative

By completing this short course you will earn CPD points.

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, 6 payments, 10 payments


8-10 Months


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.
  • To apply for Saiosh membership you have to, in addition to this course, complete at least 2 years relevant work experience where you can practically apply skills and perform workplace and practical activities. You will be required to be practically assessed and provide evidence of workplace hours.

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 once we receive payment. Pay in full or select an option as indicated:

First payment: R 1 500 followed by:

6 Payments 10 Payments
R 964 p/m R 588 p/m
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