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

WorkSafe Approved HSR Initial OHS Training Course

Initial OHS training for HSRs and Deputy HSRs (5 day course)

Dates

Location

August 8, 9, 10 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

August 22, 23 (Wed, Thurs)

Geelong

September 5, 6, 7 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

September 19, 20 (Wed, Thurs)

Carlton

September 11, 12, 13 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

October 10, 11 (Wed, Thurs)

Dandenong

November 14, 15, 16 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

November 28, 29 (Wed, Thurs)

Carlton

November 26, 27, 28 (Mon, Tues, Wed)

December 6, 7 (Thurs, Fri)

Shepparton

To book, please email: victrainingunit@amwu.org.au; or call 9230 5700.Cost: $850.00 per person (paid by employer). Bookings required.(Dates are subject to change. Confirm dates with OHS Unit before booking)  

WorkSafe Approved HSR Refresher OHS Training Course

One day refresher courses for HSRs and Deputy HSRs who have already completed the Initial training. HSRs and Deputy HSRs are entitled to yearly refresher training.

Dates

Location

August, Tuesday 14

Altona

August, Tuesday 21

Geelong

September, Tuesday 4

Mill Park

September, Tuesday 18

Carlton

October, Tuesday 9

Caroline Springs

October, Friday 26

Portland

October, Tuesday 30 (SAVE THE DATE!)

VTHC 2018 HSR Conference

November, Thursday 1

Ballarat

November, Friday 2

Ringwood

November, Thursday 8

Echuca

November, Tuesday 20

Altona

November, Wednesday 21

Wodonga

November, Thursday 22

Dandenong

November, Tuesday 27

Carlton

December, Wednesday 5

Shepparton

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

Cost: $320.00 per person. 

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


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 for HSRs and choose their training provider 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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