Health and Safety Representative Initial OHS training course

This is a WorkSafe approved course for workplace Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) and Deputy HSRs (Dep HSRs). The HSR Initial OHS Training Course is designed to help HSRs understand and exercise their powers effectively and to help make their workplace safer. Although HSRs and Dep 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 the course.
Location
Ballarat, Bairnsdale, Ararat, Churchill, Horsham, Mildura, and Stawell.
The course can be delivered to corporate groups at your own workplace. Please contact Building & Construction phone: (03) 5327 9660 or email buildingconstruction@federation.edu.au to discuss your requirements or request enrolment paperwork.
Entry requirements
Length
5 full days 9.00 am - 5.00 pm delivered over one or more week period.
Commences
2020 Dates
Online 12, 13, 14, 17 & 21 August
Online 27, 28, 31, August 1 & 7 September
Online 3, 4, 9, 10 & 11 September
Online 8, 9, 15, 16 & 23 October
Online 11, 12, 13, 16 & 23 November
Online 30 November 1, 2, 7 & 8 December
Please note course offering schedule will be subject to change depending on enrolment numbers. Federation TAFE reserves the right to cancel or reschedule if required.
This is a WorkSafe approved course for workplace Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) and Deputy HSRs (Dep HSRs). The HSR Initial OHS Training Course is primarily designed to provide HSRs and Deputy HSRs with the knowledge, skills and confidence to enable them to exercise their powers for the purpose of representing members of their designated work group and to help make their workplace safer. Managers, supervisors, health and safety committee members and anyone with an interest in health and safety may also benefit from attending the course. To effectively exercise powers, protections, rights and entitlements as an HSR or Dep HSR under the OHS Act 2004, it is essential that HSRs (and Deputy HSRs) receive training. 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 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. Course content The learning objectives of the course are to enable: - Interpreting the occupational health and safety 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 a Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN) and directing the
cessation of work WSS HSR INITIAL OHS TRAINING COURSE WSS001

Please contact Building and Construction Reception on 5327 9660 to receive a copy of the HSR OHS Training Courses Enrolment Form and to register your interest.

Federation University code: WSSH

Entry requirements (year 12)

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Fees are subject to change annually.

$996 per person (including GST). Fees include comprehensive notes, pen, note pad and catering.

If what you have learned at work, from other courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this course, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. For further details contact FedUni on 1800 333 864.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D.
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909.

 

 

School department

FedUni TAFE

Course coordinator

Phillip Gilmore