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HSR Initial OHS Training Course

Health and Safety Representatives Initial OHS Training Course

If you are a Health and Safety Representative (HSR) in the electrical industry, this course is designed for you!
It will equip you with the confidence, skills and knowledge to represent your co-workers and to help make your workplace safer.

This course is for  elected HSRs and deputy HSRs.


If there are no dates available you can call us on 1800 270 875 or send us an enquiry.

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Duration: 5 days (7:30am – 3:30pm daily)

February/March Date:

  • 28th February 2024
  • 29th February 2024
  • 1st March 2024
  • 4th March 2024
  • 5th March 2024

Location: The Centre for U – Ground Floor, 200 Arden Street, North Melbourne Victoria

Course Description

The course is tailored to the electrical trade and you will learn how to:

  • Interpret the Occupational Health and Safety legislative framework and its relationship to the HSR
  • Identify key parties and their legislative obligations and duties
  • Issue a Provisional Notice (PIN) and direct the Cessation of Work
  • Represent designated work group members in an OHS risk management process undertaken by the appropriate duty holder/s
  • Participate in consultation and issue resolution
  • Establish representation in the workplace

WorkSafe Approved Training Course

Training Provider

The ETU is approved by WorkSafe to deliver HSR training in Victoria.

The Centre for U is a registered trading name of the ETU.

Further Resources

Download our Student Handbook


The Centre for U follow the WorkSafe Underpinning Principles with adult learning principles at its core. There is no formal assessment.

Course Outcomes

After completing this course, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Course Fees

Unemployed ETU Member: FREE

Employed ETU Member: FREE

Non Member: $943.00

Eligibility for Free Training

  • Members must be financial (includes suspended up to six (6) months)
  • Must be an ETU member for more than three (3) months.

For more information read our Eligibility for free services Policy

Pre-requisite: Nil

HSRs and Deputy HSRs are entitled to undertake WorkSafe Victoria approved OHS training and choose their training course in conjunction with their employer. This is outlined in section 67 of the OH&S Act 2004.

Attendance requirements:

  • You must attend all 5 days of training to receive a Certificate of Attendance.
  • If you fall absent, make-up classes will be available.
  • If you are absent the first day of the Initial course, you will be transferred to the next available course.
  • You must complete the HSR Initial OHS training course within 6 months of its commencement.

Note: We accept registrations up to 20 working days prior to the course start date.

Regional or enterprise based courses are delivered on an as-needs basis. Please contact The Centre for U on 1800 270 875 to discuss your needs.

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