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HSR initial OHS training course

Course Code SIC0020

  • Part Time
  • 5 days
  • On Campus
  • Drummond St Chadstone

This course is not available for International Students


Our WorkSafe training program empowers Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) with the knowledge to exercise their rights and responsibilities under the OHS Act 2004. Learn how to manage hazards and risks, and create a safer work environment.

Career Opportunities

  • Health and Safety Representative or anyone who can benefit from attending this course.

Pathway to further studies

  • This course is part of Worksafe Victoria's Health and Safety Representative training and provides a pathway to the WorkSafe approved HSR Refresher course.

Studying the HSR initial OHS training course at Holmesglen

The course is delivered on campus, using a blend of face-to-face theory and practical based training activities.<p>Course content includes;<br>- Interpreting the OHS legislative framework and its relationship to the HSR<br>- Identifying key parties and their legislative obligations and duties<br>- Participating in consultation and issues resolution<br>- Establishing representation in the workplace<br>- Representing designated work group members in any OHS risk management process undertaken by the appropriate duty holder(s)<br>- Issuing a Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN) and directing the cessation of work.<p>Holmesglen is approved to deliver the WorkSafe HSR Initial OHS training course.<p>It should be noted as per Section 67 of the 2004 OHS Act all elected HSRs are entitled to undertake the WorkSafe Victoria approved OHS training for HSRs and choose their training course in consultation with their employer.<p>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.<p>As a Health and Safety Representative you have the right to choose the training provider you believe is best suited to your training needs.<p>Group bookings of 10 or more can be offered at your workplace location or at one of our other campuses. Please contact the Department to discuss.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible, students must be at least 16 years of age. When enrolling, a valid photo ID such as a driver's license, student ID card, learner's permit or passport is required. <p>Please note that enrolment for this course closes three business days prior to the course commencement date. Therefore, it is important that payment for the course is completed before this deadline. Failure to do so will result in you being unable to attend the course on your preferred start date.
This course must be completed within six months of commencement and students must attend the full course.

Course Structure


The initial course is delivered over five consecutive days (Monday to Friday) or one day a week, scheduled over five weeks.
Unit code Unit name
SIC00228 HSR Initial OHS Training Course



How to apply


Click the ‘apply’ button below to get your application started with us. Our friendly Holmesglen team will be in touch to discuss your study opportunities and pre-training requirements.

Start Date

Drummond St Chadstone
Date: 06/06/2024


Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

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Qualification and Recognition

Upon completion, participants will be issued a Certificate of Attendance as per WorkSafe requirements.

Industry Connections


Tuition fees GST exempt Cost
Full Fee $1,028

Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.

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