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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 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) 

2020 training calendar - HSR Initial

Dates

Location

February 26, 27, 28 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

March 16, 17 (Mon, Tues)

Cranbourne

March 3, 4, 5 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

March 19, 20 (Thurs, Fri)

Carlton

May 5, 6, 7 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

May 20, 21 (Wed, Thurs)

La Trobe Valley

May 27, 28, 29 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

June 11, 12 (Thurs, Fri)

Carlton

June 17, 18, 19 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

June 24, 25 (Wed, Thurs)

Bendigo

July 13, 14, 15 (Mon, Tues, Wed)

July 23, 24 (Thurs, Fri)

Cranbourne

July 28, 29, 30 (Mon, Tues, Wed)

August 5, 6 (Thurs, Fri)

Carlton

August 11, 12, 13 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

August 26, 27 (Wed, Thur)

Geelong

September 2, 3, 4 (Wed, Thurs Fri)

September 17, 18 (Thurs, Fri)

Carlton

October 6, 7, 8 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

October 14, 15 (Wed, Thurs)

Regional (TBA)

November 9, 10, 11 (Mon, Tues, Wed)

November 19, 20 (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: victrainingunit@amwu.org.au; or call 9230 5700.

2020 training calendar - HSR Refresher

Dates

Location

February, Monday 24

Caroline Springs

February, Tuesday 25

Carlton

March, Wednesday 25

Cranbourne

March, Thursday 26

Ringwood

April, Tuesday 28

Carlton

April, Thursday 30

Mill Park

May, Friday 

Altona

May, Tuesday 19

La Trobe

June, Tuesday 23

Bendigo

June, Tuesday 30

Carlton

July, Tuesday 21

Mildura

July, Wednesday 22

Cranbourne

August, Tuesday 18

Altona

August, Wednesday 19

Mill Park

August, Tuesday 25

Geelong

September, Tuesday 8

Cranbourne

September, Thursday 10

Caroline Springs

September, Thursday 15

Carlton

September, Tuesday 22

Ballarat

September, Tuesday 29

Portland

October, Tuesday 27 - SAVE THE DATE - 

HSR Conference

November, Monday 16

Cranbourne

November, Tuesday 17

Ringwood

November, Tuesday 24

Echuca

November, Wednesday 25

Wodonga

November, Thursday 26

Shepparton

November, Monday 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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