Become an Approved Health and Safety Representative (HSR) Training Provider - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this permit if you are operating as a training provider and you intend to deliver health and safety representative (HSR) training in NSW. There are two options you can choose from:

  • Option 1: Use the course materials approved by the Agency, which include a standard five day HSR initial training course and a one day HSR refresher course.
  • Option 2: Develop your own course material for Agency approval.

Please refer to the two attached information booklets for details specific to each option.

Please be aware that during the application process you can nominate trainers to provide training on behalf of the organisation. The nominated trainers must meet all the requirements for delivering training.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Approval will be granted for a period of up to five years and will be subject to your ability to satisfy all the conditions of the approval including trainer qualifications and course requirements.



Approval to deliver training using agency materials


Approval to deliver training using your own materials

Administering agency

Department of Finance, Services and Innovation
SafeWork NSW

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Third Party Unit
Department of Finance, Services and Innovation
SafeWork NSW

Operating address:
92 - 100 Donnison Street
Gosford, New South Wales 2250
Mailing address:
Lisarow, New South Wales 2250


13 10 50


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