OHS Unit Training Program
VTHC Training program to December 2016
Note: Keep checking this page as from time to time, courses are cancelled or re-scheduled. The latest update, with changes, was made February 24.
There are two ways to enrol in a course:
- download a training application form, complete it and then either fax it or email it to the VTHC Training Unit. Fax: 03 9639 0408, email firstname.lastname@example.org; or
- Go to this page and fill out an online application form - click on the type of course you're wanting to enrol in.
If you have any queries about the training, contact Lisa Mott on 03 9663 5460 or 9659 3511.
Remember: Under Section 67 of the OHS Act (2004), HSRs and deputy HSRs are entitled to undertake a WorkSafe approved course of their choice, in consultation with their employer. This applies to both the Initial and the Refresher courses. HSRs must give 14 days' notice of their intention to attend an Initial or a Refresher course under the Victorian OHS Act. More detail on HSR and Deputy HSR Right to Training.
The courses in Carlton are held at the Trades Hall, corner Victoria and Lygon Streets, Carlton South. The addresses of venues in other locations will be provided by mail to participants prior to the commencement of the course. All fees are GST inclusive. More information on the content of the courses, and on the VTHC OHS Health and Safety Training Centre.
HSR Initial OHS Training Course
- for Elected OHS Reps and Deputies under the Victorian OHS Act - is approved by WorkSafe Victoria under Section 67
|February 29 - March 4||Initial||Carlton|
|February 29 - March 4||Initial||Frankston|
|March 7 - 11||Education||AEU Abbottsford|
|March 7 - 11||Initial||Carlton|
|April 4 - 8||Initial||Carlton|
|May 9 - 13||Initial||Ringwood|
|May 16 - 20||Initial||Werribee|
|June 6 - 10||Initial||Carlton|
|June 20 - 24||Education|
|July 11 - 15||Initial||Carlton|
|July 18 - 22||Initial||Frankston|
|August 15 - 19||Initial||Geelong|
|August 22 - 26||Initial||Carlton|
|September 19 - 23||Initial||Carlton|
|October 10 - 14||Education|
|October 10 - 14||Initial||Carlton|
|December 12 - 16||Education |
Course hours: 9am - 5pm. Course fee for Metropolitan: $830.00
|April 18 - 22||Initial||Morwell|
|May 9 - 13||Initial||Ballarat|
|June 6 - 10||Initial||Bendigo|
|July 18 - 22||Initial||Morwell|
|September 12 - 16||Initial||Ballarat|
|December 12 - 16||Initial||Ballarat|
Course hours: 9am - 5pm. Course fee for Country: $880.00
The Comcare courses are for elected HSRs under the Commonwealth Work Health Safety Act, 2011
(nb - the next Initial Comcare course will be scheduled in early 2017)
hours: 9am - 5pm.
Course fee Initial $830; Refresher $310
2- Day Metropolitan/Country
The 2-day course is an overview designed for managers, supervisors and committee members. It is not a replacement for the 5-Day Initial training for HSRs.
|March 30 - 31||General||Carlton|
|June 20 - 21||General||Ballarat|
|June 28 - 29||General||Carlton|
|September 27 - 28||General||Ballarat|
Course hours: 9am - 4pm Course fee: Carlton $430; Ballarat $460 (tbc)
HSR Refresher Metropolitan/Country
|April 11||General||West Melbourne|
Course hours 9am - 5pm
Course fee: Metropolitan $310; Country $330
Last updated June, 2016