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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, 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) 

2021 training calendar - HSR Initial

Dates

Location

January 19, 20, 21 (Tue, Wed, Thurs)

March 4, 5 (Thurs Fri)

Ballarat

February 10,11,12 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

March 3, 4 (Wed, Thurs)

Carlton

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

March 11, 12 (Thurs, Fri)

Cranbourne

March 16, 17, 18 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

March 25, 26 (Thurs, Fri)

La Trobe Valley

March 29, 30, 31 (Mon, Tues, Wed)

April 15, 16 (Thurs, Fri)

Bendigo

April 21, 22, 23 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

April 29, 30 (Thurs, Fri)

Carlton

June 15, 16, 17 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

June 24, 25 (Thurs Fri)

Geelong

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

July 22, 23 (Thurs, Fri)

Carlton

August 10, 11, 12 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

August 25, 26 (Wed, Thurs)

Cranbourne

October 6, 7, 8 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

October 21, 22 (Thurs, Fri)

(TBA)

November 8, 9, 10 (Mon, Tues, Wed)

November 18, 19 (Thurs, Fri)

Carlton

November 23, 24, 25 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

December 2, 3 (Thurs, Fri)

Regional/Spare

 

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.

2021 training calendar - HSR Refresher

Dates

Location

February, Tuesday 16

Carlton

February, Friday 19

Cranbourne

February, Monday 22 

Ballarat

February, Tuesday 23 

Ballarat

March, Friday 12 

Ringwood

March, Monday 15 

Caroline Springs

March, Wednesday 24 

La Trobe

April, Wednesday 14 

Bendigo

May, Friday 7 

Carlton

May, Tuesday 18 

Echuca

May, Wednesday 19 

Wodonga

May, Thursday 20 

Shepparton

June, Tuesday 1 

Altona

June, Thursday 3

Mill Park

June, Wednesday 23 

Geelong

July, Friday 16 

TBA

August, Thursday 5 

TBA

August, Friday 27 

TBA

September, Friday 3 

Carlton

September, Friday 10 

TBA

September, Tuesday 14 

TBA

September, Thursday 16 

TBA

October, Tuesday 26 SAVE THE DATE

HSR Conference

November, Tuesday 30 

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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