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HSR Refresher OHS Training Course

HSR Refresher OHS Training Course

Under the OHS Act 2004 (Section 67), all elected HSRs and Deputy HSRs, after completing a 5 Day HSR Initial OHS Training Course, have an entitlement for each year they hold office to attend a WorkSafe Victoria-approved 1 Day HSR Refresher OHS Training Course at least once in each year.  An employer, if requested, must allow the HSR/DHSR to attend on paid time, pay the cost of the course and any other associated costs.  Section 67 also allows HSRs and DHSRs to choose the course, in consultation with their employer. 

This interactive training course approved by WorkSafe includes relevant case studies and activities and aims to provide HSRs and DHSRs with the confidence, skills and knowledge to represent their co-workers (ie. their designated work group) when raising health and safety concerns in the workplace.  It provides participants an opportunity to revisit aspects of the HSR Initial OHS Training Course.

The HSR Refresher OHS Training Course covers:

  • Session 1 - covers legislative update on the Victorian OHS 2004 Act, OHS Regulations 2017, WorkSafe compliance codes and guides.
  • Session 2 - covers consultation, communication, problem solving.
  • Sessions 3 & 4 - covers hazard identification and control with either manual handling, work-related stress, incident investigation or hazard mapping.


Course hours: 9am - 5pm
Course length: 1 day
Course fee: $350 incl. GST (Metro and Regional).

PLEASE NOTE:  Courses will require a minimum of 10 participants to proceed. 

Course participants enrolled in courses will be notified of cancellation if necessary and will be contacted to re-schedule.

From 1 January 2023, courses will be invoiced at the time of enrolment and payment must be received prior to course attendance.

Dates  Location Availability
28 September - Work-Related Gendered Violence Narre Warren Available
12 October - Work-Related Gendered Violence Carlton Available
1 November  Carlton Available
8 November - Work-Related Gendered Violence Carlton Available
15 November Narre Warren Available
16 November (Education Sector) AEU - Abbotsford Available
28 November  Carlton Available
29 November Bendigo Available
1 December Geelong Available
13 December Carlton Available

NB: if a course is marked as 'Full', it will not appear on the enrolment page.
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