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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 [email protected]; 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: [email protected]; 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) 

2022 training calendar - HSR Initial

Dates

Venue

February 2, 3 & 4 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

February 24 & 25 (Thurs Fri)

Carlton

February 9,10 & 11 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

February 17 & 18 (Thurs, Fri)


Cranbourne

March 16, 17 & 18 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

March 30 & 31 (Wed, Thurs)

Kyabram

May 11, 12 & 13 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

May 26 & 27 (Thurs, Fri)

Geelong

June 1, 2 (Wed, Thurs)

Echuca

June 8, 9 & 10 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

June 27 & 28 (Mon, Tues)

Carlton

July 19, 20 & 21 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

July 27 & 28 (Wed, Thurs,)

Dandenong

August 9,10 & 11 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

August 23 & 24 (Tues, Wed)

La Trobe

Aug/Sept 31, 1 & 2 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

September 8 & 9 (Thurs, Fri)

Carlton

October 11,12,13 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

October 19, 20 (Wed, Thurs)

La Trobe

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

November 17 & 18 (Thurs, Fri)

Dandenong

November 22, 23 & 24 (Tues, Wed, Thurs,)

December 1 & 2 (Thurs, Fri)

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: [email protected]; or call 9230 5700.

2022 training calendar - HSR Refresher

Dates

Venue

February, Tuesday 15

Carlton

February, Tuesday 22

Epping

February, Tuesday 23

Ringwood

February, Monday 28

Caroline Springs

March, Tuesday 1

Ballarat

March, Friday 4

Werribee

March, Friday 25

Dandenong 

April, Wednesday 28

Carlton

May, Wednesday 25

Geelong

June, Tuesday 14

Bendigo

June, Thursday 16

Echuca

June, Friday 17

Wodonga

June, Friday 24

Portland

July, Friday 8

Dandenong 

August, Tuesday 16

Caroline Springs

August, Friday 19

Epping

September, Thursday 15 

Altona

September, Monday 19

Ringwood

October, Friday 7

Dandenong

October, Tuesday 18

La Trobe

October, Week of 24 -28

HSR Conference

November, Friday 25

Carlton

 

AMWU 2022 Delegate Training Schedule

Course

Date

Location

DU 1

February 9, 10 & 11

Carlton

DU 3

February 16, 17 & 18

Carlton

DU 1 & 2 Combined

March 8, 9, 10 & 11

Mt Gambier

DU 1

March 16, 17 & 18

Shepparton

DU 1 & 2 Combined

March 22, 23, 24 & 25

Geelong

DU 2

March 24 & 25

Carlton

DU 1

April 6, 7 & 8

Dandenong

DU 3

April 27, 28 & 29

Dandenong

DU 2

May, 5 & 6

Shepparton

DU 1

May 18, 19 & 20

Carlton

DU 2

May 19 & 20

Regional North

Advanced Delegates

May 31 & June 1, 2 & 3

Carlton

DU 3

June 15, 16 & 17

Geelong

DU 2

June 30 & July 1

Carlton

DU 3

July 13, 14 & 15

Carlton

DU 3

July 13, 14 & 15

Dandenong

DU 3

July 27, 28 & 29

Shepparton

DU 1

August 10, 11 & 12

Carlton

DU 1 & 2 Combined

August 30 , 31 & September 1, 2

Albury/Wodonga

DU 2

October 6 & 7

Carlton

DU 3

October 26, 27 & 28

Carlton

DU 4

November 30 & December 1, 2

Carlton

 

ACTU Approved ComCare 5 Day WHS Initial Course for HSRs - $900.00 per person

Dates Venue

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

Aug 4 & 5 (Thurs, Fri)

Carlton

 

ACTU Approved ComCare 1 Day WHS Refresher Course for HSRs - $350.00 per person

Dates Venue

May, Friday 6

Benalla

June, Friday, 3

Carlton

 

Disputes Resolution/RTW Course (for both HSRs & Shop Stewards)

Dates Venue

July, Thursday 7

Carlton

 


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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