in-person

HSR Initial OHS Training Course

9 November - 16 November 2021

in-person

HSR Initial OHS Training Course

9 November - 16 November 2021

This WorkSafe-approved course for Health and Safety Representatives will give you the knowledge and practical skills to deal effectively with OHS issues.

To exercise your powers and rights as a Health and Safety Representative (HSR) effectively, it is essential that you receive training. This WorkSafe-approved course gives you the skills, knowledge and confidence to represent your designated work group and to help make your workplace safer.

Duration

Five days

Learning outcomes

During this program you will increase your knowledge of:

  • Interpreting the OHS legislative framework and its relationship to the HSR
  • Identifying key parties and their legislative obligations and duties
  • Establishing representation in the workplace
  • Participating in consultation and issue resolution
  • Representing designated work group members in any OHS risk management process undertaken by the appropriate duty holder(s)
  • Issuing Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN) and directing cessation of work
Participants

Although HSRs are the primary audience, managers, supervisors, health and safety committee members and anyone with an interest in health and safety may also benefit from attending this 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 course on paid time, pay the course fees and any other associated costs. Section 67 also allows HSRs to choose the approved course they attend in consultation with their employer.

Learning pathway

This program is part of the Health and Safety Representative pathway designed to give HSRs the skills, knowledge and confidence to represent their designated work group and to help make their workplace safer.

The pathway also includes the HSR refresher OHS training courses.

Please note: It is a WorkSafe requirement that the course is completed within 6 months of the commencement date.

For any special needs, please phone (03) 8662 5333

 

Training FAQs

Can I use credits or entitlements when booking a training course online?

Credits and entitlements cannot be applied online. Kindly contact a customer service consultant on 03 8662 5211, email customerservice@victorianchamber.com.au

Why can't I see the member price when I try to make a booking online even though I am a member?

Kindly contact a customer service consultant on 03 8662 5211, or email customerservice@victorianchamber.com.au A login & password can be set up for you to access your member account.

Why am I unable to access member resources and member pricing when I log into my account?

Your membership account may be currently on suspend. If you  like, we can send you through a copy of your renewal invoice. Kindly call a customer service consultant to assist you on 03 8662 5211, or email customerservice@victorianchamber.com.au

Who should I contact if I am having trouble completing a registration online?

The Customer Service team would be happy to complete the registration for you. Simply advise the following: 1. The event name and session (i.e. date and time) 2. the attendees name, email address, position title (and dietary requirements if in-person) 3. how much of available credits should be applied to the registration. Email your response to Customerservice@victorianchamber.com.au or via phone on 03 8662 5211

What should I do if I am unable to log into my Victorian Chamber account?

The Customer Service team can manually reset your Victorian Chamber online account and email you further information on the login details. Please email Customerservice@victorianchamber.com.au or via phone on 03 8662 5211 and provide your membership number or trading name, your name, email address, and contact number. We will then arrange for  a new password.

 

Are all courses delivered online as well as in-person?

Most of our courses are offered online as well as in-person.  However, due to the content and structure of some courses they may be offered either online or in-person. If you cannot find the course you are after, please email Customerservice@victorianchamber.com.au or call the Cutomer Service Team on 03 8662 5211

How are Online courses delivered?

Online courses ae delivered using zoom. Details on how to log in,  the zoom link and course  materials will be emailed to the participant prior to the course commencement.

Does the Victorian Chamber offer WorkSafe approved courses?

Yes, the Victorian Chamber offers 4 WorkSafe approved courses.  1. HSR Initial OHS Training Course  2. HSR Refresher OHS Training Course (Plant)   3. HSR Refresher OHS Training Course (Work-related Violence)  4.HSR Refresher OHS Training Course (Work-related Stress)                                            

If an organisation has several staff that require training, can courses be delivered onsite?

Yes, all of our courses can be delivered onsite. Most courses can be tailored to suit your  requirements. For more information contact our onsite team on 03 8662 5196 or email onsitetraining@victorianchamber.com.au

Does the Chamber offer self-paced learning?

Yes, we offer self-paced learning. The details are available on our website.

Can I use credits or entitlements to pay towards a training course?

Yes, you can use credits or entitlemets to pay towards a training course. Kindly contact a customer service consultant on 03 8662 5211, or email customerservice@victorianchamber.com.au

Can I use credits or entitlements to pay towards onsite training?

Yes, you can use credits or entitlemets to pay towards onsite training. . For more information contact our onsite team on 03 8662 5196 or email onsitetraining@victorianchamber.com.au

DATE AND TIME

Tuesday, 09 November 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday, 10 November 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday, 11 November 9:00am - 5:00pm
Monday, 15 November 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday, 16 November 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location

Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

150 Collins Street 

Melbourne, VIC 3000

Cost

Member:

$1200.00 (No GST)

Non member:

$1450.00 (No GST)

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