Education & Training

SA Unions Vision

Our vision is for a just South Australia with safe and fair working conditions and a strong sustainable economy that supports families, communities and the environment for the future.

Health & Safety Representative Training

SA Unions is a SafeWork SA approved provider of WHS Training and delivers the SA Unions accredited Leve1, Year 2 and Year 3 Courses for Health and Safety Representatives and Deputy Representatives plus a range of other WHS courses.

Our specialist trainers and facilitators have many years experience in providing the highest quality training and are committed to delivering best practice through the design, delivery and content in a continual improvement cycle.

SA Unions courses are delivered in a relaxed friendly atmosphere with particular attention to participant interaction and acquiring hands-on-skills.

Health & Safety Representative Training

Training can be arranged either in our Training Centre at Wayville or on-site. Training can be arranged at your convenience and can be adapted to the specific needs of your workplace.

Work Health and Safety Training State Act

SA Unions deliver SafeWork SA approved WHS Representative training and a range of other WHS Training.

Courses available include:

  • Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 WHS Representative training
  • Courses for PCBU’s, Managers, Supervisors and Safety Coordinators
  • Training for H&S Committees

Commonwealth WHS Act 2011

SA Unions/ACTU Organising Education Campaign Centre is the major provider in South Australia of training for WHS Representatives in the Commonwealth Public Sector. SA Unions also offer other WHS courses for this Sector.
Courses available include:

  • Comcare approved Initial (5 day) Health & Safety Representative and Refresher (1 day) Training
  • Training for Managers and Supervisors
  • Courses for H&S Committees

On-Site Training

All courses in our programme can be delivered on site in your workplace and customised to suit your needs. If the course you want is not included in our programme, we can design it for you.

ACTU Organising Education Campaign Centre South Australia

The ACTU Organising Education Campaign Centre assists and supports unions with the implementation of unions@work.

ACTU Organising Centre South Australia 2015 Program

Tuesday Seminar Series: Industrial Law for Organisers

Unions have to adapt to our hostile environment and the ACTU Education Campaign Centre plays a major role in supporting unions in making the necessary changes. They do this by:

  • cross union training for officials and union reps
  • training courses for individual unions for officials and reps/activists
  • working with individual unions to assist them in making structural and operational changes (facilitation of planning, workshops and meetings; design and facilitation of delegate conferences; consultancy to review and redesign delegate and activist education)

The Education & Campaign Centre has offices in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Perth.