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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) 

2023 training calendar - HSR Initial

 

Dates

Venue

1

February            1, 2, &3 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

February            9 & 10 (Thurs Fri)

Carlton

2

February            21, 22 &23 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

March                7 & 8 (Tues, Wed) 

Geelong

4

March                15,16, &17 ( Wed, Thurs, Fri)

April                    18 & 19 (Wed, Thurs)

Dandenong

5

May                    16,17,&18  (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

May                    30 & 31(Tues, Wed)

Echuca

6

June                   14,15 &16 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

June                   29 & 30 (Thurs & Fri)

Carlton

7

July                    11,12, &13 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

July                     26 & 27 (Wed, Thurs,)

Dandenong

8

August               1, 2, & 3 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

August               15 &16 (Tues, Wed)

REGIONAL

9

September        12,13, &14 (Tues, Wed, Thurs,)

September        20 & 21 (Wed, Thurs,)

Carlton

10

October             9,10 &11 (Mon, Tues, Wed)

November         4 & 5 (Thurs, Fri)

Dandenong

11

Oct/Nov            31, 1 & 2 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

November         17 &18 (Thurs, Fri)

REGIONAL

12

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

Nov/Dec            30 & 1 (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.

2023 training calendar - HSR Refresher

 

Dates

Location

1

February, Wednesday 15

Carlton

2

February, Friday 17

Epping

3

March, Thursday 2

Caroline Springs

4

March, Friday 3

Ballarat

5

March, Thursday 9

Geelong

6

March, Monday 13

Altona

7

March, Friday 31

Dandenong

8

April, Friday 14

Ringwood

9

April, Friday 28 [IWMD]

Carlton

10

May, Thursday 25

Warrnambool

11

June, Thursday 1

Echuca

13

June, Friday 2

Wodonga

14

August, Tuesday 8

Dandenong

15

August, Thursday 17

REGIONAL

16

August, Tuesday 22

Caroline Springs

17

August, Thursday 24

Epping

18

September, Friday 1

Altona

19

September, Thursday 7

Ringwood

20

September, Friday 22

Carlton

21

October, Monday 2

Dandenong

 

October, Week of 23-27

HSR Conference

22

November, Thursday 17

REGIONAL

23

November, Tuesday 28

SPARE METRO

 

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

1

Looking at mid-Dec 2022 and

then early 2023

Carlton

 

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

 

Dates

Venue

1

June, Wednesday  TBA

Carlton

 

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

 

Dates

Venue

1

September  TBA

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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