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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, emailing victrainingunit@amwu.org.au; or calling 9230 5700.

WorkSafe Approved HSR Initial OHS Training Course

This training is suitable for HSRs and/deputy HSRs and is a 5 day course.

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

Cost: $900.00 per person (paid by employer).

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

Dates

Location

February 13, 14, 15 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

February 25, 26 (Mon, Tues)

Cranbourne

March 5, 6, 7 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

March 20, 21 (Wed, Thurs)

Carlton

May 15, 16, 17 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

May 30, 31 (Thurs, Fri)

La Trobe Valley

June 4, 5, 6 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

June 19, 20 (Wed, Thurs)

Bendigo

June 12, 13, 14 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

June 27, 28 (Thurs, Fri)

Carlton

August 6, 7, 8 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

August 22, 23 (Thurs, Fri)

Cranbourne

August 27, 28, 29 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

September 11, 12 (Thurs, Fri)

Geelong

September 3, 4, 5 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

September 17, 18 (Tues, Wed)

Carlton

November 18, 19, 20 (Mon, Tues, Wed)

December 5, 6 (Thurs, Fri)

Shepparton

November 25, 26, 27 (Mon, Tues, Wed)

December 2, 3 (Mon, Tues)

Carlton

 

WorkSafe Approved HSR Refresher OHS Training Course

This training is a one day refresher course for HSRs and Deputy HSRs who have already completed the initial course and still hold office. HSRs and Deputy HSRs are entitled to yearly refresher training.  

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

Cost: $350.00 per person. 

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

Dates

Location

February, Friday 22

Caroline Springs

February, Thursday 28

Carlton

March, Wednesday 27

Cranbourne

March, Friday 29

Ringwood

April, Monday 29

Carlton

April, Tuesday 30

Altona

May, Friday 3

Mill Park

May, Wednesday 29

La Trobe

June, Tuesday 18

Bendigo

July, Tuesday 23

Mildura

July, Thursday 25

Carlton

August, Thursday 1

Cranbourne

August, Tuesday 20

Altona

September, Tuesday 10

Geelong

October, Tuesday 8

Caroline Springs

October, Tuesday 15

Mill Park

October, Wednesday 16

Portland

October, Tuesday 29 (TBC)       

HSR Conference      

October, Thursday 31

Ballarat

November, Thursday 14

Cranbourne

November, Friday 15

Ringwood

November, Thursday 21

Echuca

November, Friday 22

Wodonga

November, Friday 29

Carlton

December, Wednesday 4

Shepparton

 


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 courses of their choice, 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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