HSR initial OHS training course

Date Code Suburb or townsort icon Member Non-member Register
13 Nov 2017 TOHIO1732
Geelong $1,175.00 $1400.00
02 Oct 2017 TOHIO1722
Melbourne $1,175.00 $1400.00
26 Oct 2017 TOHIO1725
Melbourne $1,175.00 $1400.00
11 Dec 2017 TOHIO1728
Melbourne $1,175.00 $1400.00
16 Oct 2017 TOHIO1723
Melbourne $1,175.00 $1400.00
12 Oct 2017 TOHIO1724
Melbourne $1,175.00 $1400.00
13 Nov 2017 TOHIO1726
Melbourne $1,175.00 $1400.00
04 Dec 2017 TOHIO1727
Melbourne $1,175.00 $1400.00
07 Sep 2017 TOHIO1721
Melbourne $1,175.00 $1400.00
11 Oct 2017 TOHIO1730
Narre Warren $1,175.00 $1400.00

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 their workplace safer.


Five days

Learning outcomes

During this program you will increase your knowledge of:

  • The occupational health and safety legislative framework and its relationship to the HSR
  • The legislative obligations and duties of employers and staff
  • Establishing representation in your workplace
  • Participation  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 


This course is suited to newly-elected HSRs and deputy HSRs.

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 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 HSR refresher OHS training course.

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