This WorkSafe-approved course provides you with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to represent your colleagues and help make your workplace safer.
Key learning objectives for this course include:
- Interpreting the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) legislative framework and its relationship to Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs)
- 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
When you complete this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance.
The course is delivered one day per week over five consecutive weeks.
Course Dates & Times
Benalla - Samaria Road
14th July to 11th August - 9am to 5pm - 5 consecutive Tuesdays/2020
Seymour - Wallis Street
26th May to 23rd June - 9am to 5pm - 5 consecutive Tuesdays/2020
Shepparton - Fryers Street
25th February to 24th March - 9am to 5pm - 5 consecutive Tuesdays/2020
23rd April to 21st May - 9am to 5pm - 5 consecutive Thursdays/2020
28th May to 25th June - 9am to 5pm - 5 consecutive Thursdays/2020
16th July to 13th August - 9am to 5pm - 5 consecutive Thursdays/2020
20th August to 17th September - 9am to 5pm - 5 consecutive Thursdays/2020
8th October to 5th November - 9am to 5pm - 5 consecutive Thursdays/2020
12th November to 10th December - 9am to 5pm - 5 consecutive Thursdays/2020
Wallan - High Street
16th April to 21st May - 9am to 5pm - 5 xThursdays /2020
Wangaratta - Tone Road
21st April to 19th May - 9am to 5pm - 5 consecutive Tuesdays/2020
10th November to 8th December - 9am to 5pm - 5 consecutive Tuesdays/2020
The student tuition fees as published are subject to
change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees
and charges are correct at time of publication for 2020 and may change
Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:
- Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
- E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text
books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some
specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full
list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course
information session or during the pre-training review Interview.
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.
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
If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or submit an enquiry through our website now and one of the team will be in touch.
Educational Support Services
As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.
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