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Occupational Health and Safety (OHS)

AMWU OHS Training

The AMWU runs WorkSafe Approved Health and Safety Representatives Occupational Health and Safety Training Courses.

The AMWU OHS Training Unit is one of the most experienced training providers in Victoria. We have delivered OHS training to thousands of Health & Safety Reps, helping keep workers safe at their workplaces around Victoria.

We deliver high quality WorkSafe Approved training that is practical and solution-focused at locations across Melbourne and regional Victoria.

Enrol today by emailing victrainingunit@amwu.asn.au; calling 9230 5700; or registering here.

HSR Initial OHS Training Course

5 day course

Initial OHS training for HSRs and Deputy HSRs.

Upcoming training dates (2017):

 Dates 

Venue 

February 8, 9, 10 (Wed, Thurs, Fri) 

February 21, 22 (Tues, Wed) 

Echuca 

March 8, 9, 10 (Wed, Thurs, Fri) 

March 23, 24 (Thurs, Fri) 

Melbourne 

March 27, 28, 29 (Mon, Tue, Wed) 

April 6, 7 (Thurs Fri) 

Dandenong 

May 3, 4, 5 (Wed, Thurs, Fri) 

May 24, 25 (Wed, Thurs) 

La Trobe Valley 

May 10, 11, 12 ( Wed, Thurs, Fri)) 

May 29, 30 (Mon, Tues) 

Melbourne 

May/ June 31, 1, 2 (Wed, Thurs, Fri) 

June 15, 16 (Thurs, Fri) 

Wodonga 

July 10, 11, 12 (Mon, Tues, Wed) 

July 27, 28 (Thurs, Fri) 

Melbourne 

August 9, 10, 11 (Wed, Thurs, Fri) 

August 30, 31 (Thurs, Fri) 

Geelong 

September 20, 21, 22 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)) 

October 12, 13 (Thurs, Fri) 

Melbourne 

September 13, 14, 15 (Wed Thurs, Fri) 

October 5, 6 (Wed, Thurs) 

Dandenong 

November 20, 21, 22 (Mon, Tues, Wed) 

November 28, 29 (Tues, Wed)) 

Melbourne 

(Dates are subject to change. Confirm dates with OHS Unit before booking)  

Cost: $850.00 per person (paid by employer). Bookings required.

To book, please email: victrainingunit@amwu.asn.au; call 9230 5700; or register here.

HSR Refresher OHS Training Course

One day refresher courses for HSRs and Deputy HSRs who have already completed the Initial training. HSRs and Deputy HSRs are entitled to yearly refresher training.

Upcoming training dates - 2017: 

 Dates 

Location 

FEBRUARY, Friday 17 

Melbourne 

MARCH, Monday 6

Altona 

MARCH, Thursday 16 

Ringwood 

MARCH, Friday 17 

Dandenong 

MARCH, Monday 20 

Caroline Springs 

MARCH, Thursday 30 

Wodonga 

APRIL, Friday 28 

Melbourne 

MAY, Tuesday 9 

Mill Park 

MAY, Friday 19 

Bendigo 

MAY, Friday 26 

La Trobe 

JUNE, Wednesday 21 

Melbourne 

JUNE, Friday 23 

Dandenong 

AUGUST, Wednesday 23

Altona 

AUGUST, Tuesday 29 

Geelong 

SEPTEMBER, Monday 4 

Melbourne 

SEPTEMBER, Friday 8 

Caroline Springs 

OCTOBER, Tuesday 24 (Likely date) 

VTHC HSR Conference 

NOVEMBER, Thursday 2 

Ballarat 

NOVEMBER, Friday 3 

Ringwood 

NOVEMBER, Monday 13 

Wodonga 

NOVEMBER, Monday 13

Altona 

NOVEMBER, Tuesday 14 

Echuca 

NOVEMBER, Tuesday 14 

Mill Park 

NOVEMBER, Wednesday 15 

Shepparton

NOVEMBER, Friday 24 

Dandenong 

DECEMBER, Friday 1 

Melbourne 

 

(Dates are subject to change. Confirm dates with OHS Unit before booking)

Cost: $320.00 per person. Bookings required.

To book, please email: victrainingunit@amwu.asn.au; call 9230 5700; or register here.

*Please note: training times and locations may change, and places are limited.

Please contact AMWU OHS Unit to confirm details of all training courses. 


Remember: All elected health and safety representatives (HSRs) are entitled to undertake WorkSafe Victoria approved occupational health and safety (OHS) training.

HSRs must give 14 days' notice to their employer of their intention to attend an Initial or a Refresher course under the Victorian OHS Act.

Under the OHS Act 2004 (section 67) all elected HSRs and deputy HSRs are entitled to undertake WorkSafe Victoria approved OHS training for HSRs and choose their training provider in consultation with their employer. AMWU is approved to deliver the HSR Initial and Refresher OHS Training Course.

Under section 67 of the Victorian OHS Act 2004 an employer, if requested, must allow an elected HSR and elected deputy HSR to attend a WorkSafe approved HSR Initial OHS Training on paid time, pay the cost of the course and any other associated costs. Section 67 also allows HSRs to choose the approved training course they attend in consultation with their employer.

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