1800 429 266

HSR Initial OHS Training Course 

Duration: 5 days

Aim: The latest version of the course aims to provide HSRs and Deputy HSRs with the information and skills required to successfully exercise their powers under OHS legislation. The course also informs managers, supervisors, Health and Safety Committee members and other employees interested in OHS.

Learning Objectives:

  • Interpreting the OHS 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); and
  • Issuing Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN) and directing cessation of work.

All HSR training courses reference the OHS Act 2004 and cover the obligations of key duty holders, HSR powers and entitlements, hazard identification and controls, consultation, issue resolution and Provisional Improvement Notices (PINS)/Direction to cease work. If you have any questions please call us on 1800 429 266.

The  course is interactive, activity based and uses video clips from WorkSafe Victoria.

The vision at WorkSafe Victoria is to see Victorian workers returning home safe every day. WorkSafe regard Health and Safety Representative's (HSR's), together with employers, managers, supervisors and employees as making a vital contribution to making this happen.

Please note:

Under Section 67 of the OHS Act 2004 all HSRs and Deputy HSRs are entitled to attend a 'WorkSafe Victoria Approved Initial OHS Training Course' after being elected. The employer is obliged to allow the HSR time off work with pay to attend this course and must pay the costs associated with the HSR attendance. Section 67 also allows HSRs to choose the approved training course they attend in consultation with their employer.

This course is one of our publicly run courses. Please refer to our  Public training dates for this course below:


HSR Initial OHS Training Course

Cost:      $960.00 per person (Including GST, comprehensive course notes & catering) excluding training delivered in Sale, Bendigo and Traralgon. 

Cost for Sale, Bendigo and Traralgon is $990.00 per person (Including GST, comprehensive course notes & catering)

Dates Location  Book
Full Week  Monday 7th - Friday  11th December Notting Hill Closed
Full Week  Monday 7th - Friday  11th December Trafalgar  Book
Full Week  Monday 7th - Friday  11th December Sale Closed
Full Week Monday 11th - Friday 15th January  Sale  Book
Wednesdays 13th, 20th, 27th January & 3rd, 10th  February Notting Hill Book
Full Week Monday 18th January-Friday 22nd January Trafalgar Book
Mondays 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd February and 1st March Trafalgar Book
Full Week Monday 22nd February - Friday 26th February Notting Hill Book
Tuesdays 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th March Notting Hill Book
Full Week Monday 15th March - Friday 19th March Sale Book
Tuesdays 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th April & 4th May Notting Hill Book
Full Week Monday 19th April - Friday 23rd April Werribee Book
Thursdays 22nd, 29th April &  6th, 13th, 20th May Traralgon Book
Mondays 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st May Notting Hill Book
Tuesdays 18th, 25th May & 1st, 8th, 15th June Trafalgar Book
Wednesdays 2nd, 9th , 16th, 23rd, 30th June Notting Hill Book
Wednesdays 30th June & 7th , 14th, 21st, 28th July Trafalgar Book
Full Week Monday 5th - Friday 9th July Notting Hill Book
Thursdays 15th,  22nd , 29th July & 5th, 12th August Notting Hill Book
Fridays 16th, 23rd, 30th July & 6th, 13th August Werribee Book
Mondays 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th August Notting Hill Book
Full Week Monday 16th Friday - 20th August Sale Book
Tuesdays 24th, 31st August & 7th, 14th, 21st September Traralgon Book
Thursdays 16th, 23rd, 30th September and 7th, 14th October Trafalgar Book
Fridays 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, October Notting Hill Book
Fridays 29th October & 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th November Trafalgar Book
Wednesdays 17th, 24th November & 1st, 8th, 15th December Sale Book
Full Week Monday 13th December  - Friday 17th December Notting Hill Book


This course can also be run just for you at your workplace.

If you are interested you can contact us  on 1800 429 266 or via email: training@hazcon.com.au





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