Health and Safety Representative Initial Occupational Health and Safety Training Course

Course Code SC1HSRIN19
Campus Seymour - Wallis Street, Shepparton - Fryers Street, Wangaratta - Tone Road
Duration TBA

Course Overview

This WorkSafe approved training course aims to provide HSRs with the skills, knowledge and confidence to represent their designated work group and to help make their workplace safer. Attendance would also be beneficial for Health and Safety Committee Members and Operational Supervisors. The course is delivered 9:00 am to 5:00 pm one day per week over 5 consecutive weeks

Learning objectives of the course are:
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
Represent 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
Participants who complete the course will be provided a certificate of attendance and not a nationally recognised VET qualification.

Sessions - Dates/Times

Campus Times
Seymour – Wallis Street 16th July to 13th August – 9am to 5pm – 5 consecutive Tuesdays / 2019
Shepparton – Fryers Street (S5) – 18th July to 15th August – 9am to 5pm – 5 consecutive Thursdays / 2019
Shepparton – Fryers Street 22 Aug to 19 Sept – 9am to 5pm – 5 consecutive Thursdays / 2019
Shepparton – Fryers Street (S7) – 10th October to 7th November – 9am to 5pm – 5 consecutive Thursdays/ 2019
Shepparton – Fryers Street (S8) – 14 November to 12 December – 9am to 5pm – 5 consecutive Thursdays / 2019
Wangaratta – Tone Road 30th October to 27th November – 9am to 5pm – 5 consecutive Wednesdays / 2019

Fee Information

Contact your local GOTAFE campus on 1300 GOTAFE (468 233) for full details

Entry Requirements

Under the OHS Act 2004 (section 67) all elected Health and Safety Representatives (HSR) and Deputy HSRs are entitled to undertake WorkSafe Victoria approved OHS training for HSRs and choose their course in consultation with their employer. 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.

Additional Information

Learning materials are provided
Learners should bring their own pen
Participants who complete the course will be provided a certificate of attendance and not a nationally recognised VET qualification.

Where to from here?

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