Events

HSR Initial & Refresher training

Get organised now to do either your initial five day training or your annual refresher in 2022.

Remember: under Section 67 of the OHS Act 2004 all HSRs and DHSRs are entitled to attend a one-day refresher course every year, yet many just don't get around to it. If this is you, then check out the courses scheduled for next year, and enrol now, before they fill up.  It's important to attend in order to keep up your knowledge of OHS law and practice up-to-date. In the past year we have had significant amendments to the OHS Act, new regulations (for crystalline silica) and new codes. 

The Initial course dates :

  • 12, 13, & 17, 18, 19 January - Trades Hall, Carlton
  • 17 - 21 January - Trades Hall, Carlton      
  • 24, 25 January & 1, 2, 3 February - Trades Hall, Carlton   
  • 2, 3, 4 & 17, 18 February - Trades Hall, Carlton   
  • 7 - 11 February - Bendigo            
  • 7, 8, 9 & 24, 25 February - Trades Hall, Carlton   
  • 28 February  - 4 March  (Education Sector) – AEU, Abbotsford
  • 2, 3, 4 & 17, 18 March - Trades Hall, Carlton       
  • 9, 10, 11 & 23, 24 March - Trades Hall, Carlton   
  • 28, 29, 30 March & 11, 12 April - Trades Hall, Carlton      

 Details:

Course hours: 9am - 5pm
Course length: All initial OHS training courses are 5 days.
Course fee: $870.00 incl. GST Regional: $895.00 incl. GST

Refresher course dates:

  • 14 January - Trades Hall, Carlton
  • 25 January - Trades Hall, Carlton  
  • 14 February - Ringwood           
  • 16 February - Trades Hall, Carlton        
  • 8 March - Trades Hall, Carlton       
  • 16 March 2022 (Education Sector) - AEU, Abbotsford

Also, Work-related gendered violence refresher course: 3 February - Trades Hall, Carlton. (More info: Knowledge is power in fight against gendered violence) The course covers: 

  • Session 1 - legislative update on the Victorian OHS 2004 Act, OHS Regulations 2007, WorkSafe compliance codes and guides.
  • Session 2 - consultation, communication, problem solving.
  • Sessions 3 & 4 - hazard identification and control with either manual handling, work related stress, incident investigation or hazard mapping.

Details:

Course hours: 9am - 5pm
Course length: 1 day
Course fee: Metro: $330.00 incl. GST Regional: $350.00 incl. GST 

Go to this link to enrol in a five-day initial or a refresher course. Remember to then notify your employer at least 14 days before the course. 

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