This WorkSafe approved HSR Refresher OHS Training Course has a focus on stress and is an opportunity to revisit aspects of the HSR Initial OHS Training Course and to keep up to date with any legislative changes that may have occurred. Attendance could also be beneficial for Health and Safety Committee members or Operational Supervisors.
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 Refresher Training for HSRs at least once per year after completing the initial course of training 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 Refresher OHS Training Course on paid time, pay the cost of the course, and any other associated costs.
Emphasis is on participant involvement with activities covering:
- Review of key concepts
- Review of your activities as an HSR
- Risk Management
- Work-related stress case study
- Issue Resolution
- Provisional Improvement Notices
- WorkSafe Inspectors
This is non-accredited training. When students complete this course, they will receive a Certificate of Attendance.
Studying during COVID-19 Restrictions
During COVID‐19 lockdown periods, this course will have the majority of the training delivered using online methods of teaching and communication while students engage from home with their trainers. Any required practical components of the course will be moved to a more appropriate time later in the year.
Course Dates & Times
Shepparton - Fryers Street
HSR Refresher course - Starts on Tuesday 21st June, 1 day, 9am - 5pm / 2022
HSR Refresher course - Starts on Tuesday 23rd August, 1 day, 9am - 5pm / 2022
HSR Refresher course - Starts on Tuesday 11th October, 1 day - 9am - 5pm / 2022
Wangaratta - Tone Road
HSR Refresher course - Starts on Thursday 16th June, 1 day, 9am - 5pm / 2022
Detailed Fee Information
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 2022 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.
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