Accelerated Training

Health & Safety Chair Person

Course Information:

The Committee Chairperson course provides committee Chairpersons with further skills & certainty in their role so that the WHS Committee can operate more effectively.

This training program was specifically tailored for Endeavour Energy to provide WHS Committee Chair people with skills and knowledge to successfully facilitate and lead Committee meetings within its organisation.

Focus of the course is on practical application and attendees will do practical exercises in all facets of their role as chairperson.

Course Content:

  • Purpose of WHS Committee
  • Role of Chairperson
  • Chairperson’s Role in Effective Decisions
  • Problems of Chairpersons
  • How to Prepare for an Effective Meeting
  • How to Chair an Effective Committee Meeting
  • Problem solving and handling others
  • Developing Action Plans

At the completion of the course, attendees will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose and role of the Health and Safety Committee
  • Explain the role of the Chairperson in the decision-making process
  • Ensure the Committee has an effective impact and all committee members participate
  • Work through a conflict-resolving process to handle difficult situations
  • Review the effectiveness of the Committee so that improvements can be made
  • Maintain control to ensure the committee performs to the highest level
  • List the factors which can inhibit the Committee members from working effectively as a group and know how to deal with them
  • Prepare for and chair an effective committee meeting
  • Prepare agendas and ensure accuracy of minutes taken
  • Draw up an action plan and follow through to ensure desired outcomes

Course Duration:

  • Face to Face: 1 Day

Refresher Training

  • Face to Face: 1 Day

 Cost : $220


  • There are no pre-requisites for this training