Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union



OHS/HSR Training 2016

AMWU WorkSafe Approved Health and Safety Representatives Occupational Health and Safety Training Course

HSR Initial OHS Training Course

5 day course

Upcoming training dates:

Location:                       Dates:

Ballarat                     February  23, 24, 25 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

                                   March   9, 10 (Tues, Wed)

Melbourne                February  24, 25, 26  (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

                                   March  10, 11 (Thurs, Fri) 

Dandenong               March  21, 22, 23  (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

                                   April  7,  8  (Thurs Fri)

La Trobe Valley        May  3, 4, 5 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

                                  May  18, 19   (Wed, Thurs)

Melbourne                May  4, 5, 6 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

                                   May  19, 20  (Thurs, Fri)

Geelong                    June  7,  8,  9   (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

                                   June  22, 23  (Wed, Thurs)

Melbourne                July  13, 14, 15  (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

                                   July  28, 29  (Thurs, Fri) 

Dandenong               August  10, 11, 12  (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

                                   August  25, 26   (Thurs, Fri) 

Melbourne                September  7, 8, 9  (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

                                   September  22, 23   (Thurs, Fri)

Melbourne                November  9, 10, 11 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

                                   November  24, 25 (Thurs, Fri)


(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:


HSR Refresher OHS Training Course

Upcoming training dates - 2016:

Dates:                                    Location:

FEBRUARY,  Friday 19             Melbourne                

MARCH,  Tuesday 15               Ringwood

MARCH,  Thursday 17             Dandenong

MARCH,  Monday 21               Caroline Springs

APRIL,  Monday 4                   Melbourne

APRIL,  Tuesday 12                 Mill Park

April,  Wednesday 13              Geelong

MAY,  Tuesday 17                   La Trobe

MAY,  Tuesday 24                   Altona

MAY,  Friday 27                      Melbourne

JUNE,  Tuesday 14                  Dandenong

JUNE,  Thursday 27                Melbourne

JULY,  Thursday 21                 Melbourne

AUGUST,  Tuesday 23             Altona

AUGUST,  Wednesday 31        Dandenong

SEPTEMBER,  Friday 2            Caroline Springs

SEPTEMBER,  Monday 5          Melbourne

SEPTEMBER,  Wednesday 28   Ringwood

OCTOBER,  TBC                     HSR Conference

NOVEMBER,  Tuesday 8          Echuca

NOVEMBER,  Wednesday 9     Shepparton

NOVEMBER,  Thursday 10      Wodonga

NOVEMBER,  Tuesday 15       Geelong

NOVEMBER,  Wednesday 16   Altona

NOVEMBER,  Thursday 17     Mill Park

NOVEMBER,  Tuesday  22     Melbourne

NOVEMBER,  Wednesday 23  Ballarat

NOVEMBER,  Monday 28       Dandenong

NOVEMBER, Tuesday 29       Bendigo

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

Cost: $320.00 per person. Bookings required.

To book, please email:

*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: 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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