Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union

 

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: $950.00 per person (paid by employer).

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

2024 training calendar - HSR Initial

 

Dates

Venue

1

February 20, 21 & 22 (Tues, Wed & Thurs)

March 12 & 13 (Thurs & Fri)

Dandenong

2

March 6,7, & 8 (Wed, Thurs & Fri)

March 14 & 15 (Thurs & Fri)

Pascoe Vale

3

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

May 29 & 30 (Wed & Thurs)

Geelong

4

June 12, 13 & 14 (Wed, Thurs & Fri)

June 27 & 28 (Thurs & Fri)

Dandenong

5

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

July 24 & 25 (Wed & Thurs)

Carlton/Pascoe Vale

6

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

August 21 & 22 (Tues & Wed)

REGIONAL

7

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

October 10 & 11 (Thurs & Friday)

Dandenong

8

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

November 21 & 22 (Thurs & Fri)

Carlton

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.

2024 training calendar - HSR Refresher

 

Dates

Location

1

February, Friday 23

Pascoe Vale

2

February, Tuesday 27

Epping

3

March, Tuesday 26

Caroline Springs

4

March, Wednesday 27

Ballarat

5

April, Friday 12

Dandenong

6

April, Monday 29

Carlton

7

May, Thursday 9

Altona

8

May, Friday 17

Ringwood

9

June, Friday 7

Geelong

10

July, Friday 5

Dandenong

11

July, Wednesday 31

Carlton

12

August, Friday 2

La Trobe

13

August, Thursday 8

Wodonga

14

August, Friday 9 

Shepparton

15

August, Thursday 29 

Echuca

16

September, Wednesday 11 

Ringwood

17

September, Friday 13 

Caroline Springs

18

September, Friday 20

Carlton

19

October 21 -25 (likely) 

HSR Conference

20

November, Tuesday 26 

Dandenong

21

November, Friday 29 

Carlton

 


ACTU Approved ComCare 5 Day WHS Initial Course for HSRs - $950.00 per person

 

Dates

Venue

1

TBC

Carlton

 

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

 

Dates

Venue

1

June, Friday 14

Carlton

 

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

 

Dates

Venue

1

TBC

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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