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Cyclone and flood recovery support and initiatives

Cyclone Gabrielle continues to impact the Hawke’s Bay and the effects will be long-lasting.

Critical infrastructure repairs are a top priority, but the damage wrought by the cyclone is not just physical – the mental health and wellbeing of business owners, employees and the broader community cannot be understated.

Upcoming course

New Plymouth
Monday 18th & Tuesday 19th March 2024

Palmerston North
Tuesday 9th - Wednesday 10th April 2024

Tuesday 21st & Wednesday 22nd May 2024

Wednesday 26th - Thursday 27th June 2024

Click on a session to register. 


Member: $670 + GST
Non-members: $850 + GST

Course details

Duration: two full days, in person. 
Time: 9am-4pm
NZQA Unit Standard: 29315 (Assessment costs additional)

Course includes:

Workbook, arrival tea or coffee, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

The purpose of this two-day course is to prepare anyone who wants to be officially recognised as an H&S Representative in their workplace. The course introduces you to the key elements of effective worker participation and engagement. It also covers the key strategies and tools you will need to be an effective representative in your workplace.

Key audience:

This course is suitable for people who have been chosen to be the H&S Representative for their organisation and need to be well-prepared for the role. It would also be useful for anyone who would like to know about the requirements for the role or who have employees in these positions.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the key duty holders and their respective duties under the Health & Safety at Work Act 2015.
  • Learn how to identify and report on links to low productivity due to health and safety practices.
  • Generate improvements to reduce injury costs, occurrence and rehabilitation.

Need more support?

Business Central offers inhouse training options for this course tailored for your business. Enquire at

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0800 778 776
0800 300 362