HSR Initial
OHS Training Course

Knowledge and Skills for HSR’s, Managers and Supervisors

The aim of this WorkSafe approved course is to help HSRs to understand their powers effectively. This training equips HSRs with the confidence, skills and knowledge to represent their co-workers (i.e. DWG) and to help make their workplace safer. Although HSRs are the primary audience, managers, supervisors, health and safety committee members and anyone with an interest in health and safety may also benefit from attending this course.

Course description

Under s67 (3) (c) of the OHS Act 2004, all elected HSRs and Deputy HSRs are entitled to undertake WorkSafe Victoria
approved OHS training for HSRs and choose their training course in consultation with their employer. Mentor Human
Resources Pty Ltd is approved to deliver the HSR Initial OHS Training Course.

Under section 67 of the Victorian OHS Act 2004 an employer, if requested, must allow an elected HSR and elected
Deputy HSR to attend a WorkSafe approved HSR Initial Course on paid time, pay the cost of the course and any other
associated costs. Section 67 also allows HSRs to choose the approved training course they attend in consultation with
their employer.

Course Aims and Objectives
To exercise powers and rights as an HSR effectively, it is essential that HSRs (and Deputy HSRs) receive training. 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.

This WorkSafe approved training course will help an HSR to understand their powers and exercise their powers
effectively. This training equips HSRs with the confidence, skills and knowledge to represent their co-workers (i.e. DWG)
and to help make their workplace safer. Although HSRs are the primary audience, managers, supervisors, health and
safety committee members and anyone with an interest in health and safety may also benefit from attending this course.
To effectively exercise their powers and rights it is essential that HSRs and Deputy HSRs receive training. This WorkSafe
approved training aims to provide HSRs with the skills, knowledge and confidence to represent their designated work
group and to help make their workplace safer.

This WorkSafe approved training course will assist an HSR and Deputy HSR to understand and effectively exercise their
power, protections and entitlements under the OHS Act 2004. OHS training equips HSRs/DHSRs with the confidence,
skills and knowledge to represent their designated work group and to help make their workplace safer.
The aim of this WorkSafe approved training course is to provide HSRs and Deputy HSRs with the knowledge, skills and
confidence to enable them to exercise their powers for the purpose of representing members of their designated work
group and to help make their workplace safer.

Learning Outcomes
The 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

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements for this course.

Units of Study

Assessment Methods

No assessment, attendance is required.

Duration

Each course will be run one day a week over five (5) consecutive weeks. For company group bookings five (5)
consecutive days can also be arranged.

Training with Mentor

This course is delivered by qualified and experienced trainers who utilise a range of learning approaches to accommodate different adult learning styles. The course is made interesting through discussing case studies and examining real life workplace experiences.


Mentor Human Resources is approved to deliver the HSR Initial OHS Training Course.

Cost

$1,000.00 plus GST
Please note that group rates are available on request



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