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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; or calling 9230 5700.

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

March           27, 28, 29  (Mon, Tue, Wed)

April              6,  7  (Thurs Fri)

Bendigo

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

Cost: $850.00 per person (paid by employer). Bookings required.(Dates are subject to change. Confirm dates with OHS Unit before booking)  

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

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; or call 9230 5700.

*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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