Union Courses

Innovate the Way Your Union Organises with Unity Training!

Workplace health and safety is a key issue to all workers and should be a priority for all Unions.

Let Unity Training Services help you, by upskilling your organisers, delegates or officials to organise around Health and Safety issues in the workplace.  In 2018 we will be offering Introductory Occupational Health and Safety Courses for Organisers and Delegates.

If you want to skill-up all of your organisers, delegates or officials in one sitting, let Unity Training Services come to you.

Alternatively we can also run courses that are specially designed for your Union.  Contact us today to find out more

For more information about our courses and the dates available, click on the following links:

Introduction to OSH for Organisers 

Introduction to Work Health and Safety for Delegates 

Work Health and Safety Entry Permit Holder (WHS-EPH)

 

  • 17 January, 2019 - 18 January, 2019 · $295.00 AUD
    Unity Training Services - Level 4, 445 Hay Street Perth

    Introduction to OSH for Organisers

    Organising for Safer Workplaces is a 2 day course that provides Union Organisers will an overview of both the WA Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 and Work Health and Safety Act 2011.  

    At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to explain how to use current WHS, and other related legislation, to build union organising power at a workplace.

    OSH Legislation provides Union Organiser’s with an effective tool that they can utilise to not only resolve workplace issues, but effectively organise around and build Union strength.  At the conclusion of this course Organiser’s will be able to use key aspects of the Acts and Regulations as well as be able to understand their rights as a Union Organiser, how to resolve disputes using OSH, the role of the Regulator, the role of the OSH Rep and the process of Provisional Improvement Notices.

  • 04 February, 2019 - 05 February, 2019 · $195.00 AUD
    Unity Training Services - Level 4, 445 Hay Street Perth

    Work Health and Safety Entry Permit Holder (WHS-EPH)

    A WHS-EPH must have satisfactorily completed the prescribed training and the WHS Regulations state that entry permit holder training must be provided by a Comcare approved provider. During this 1 day course Union Organisers will obtain information about the WHS Act including the Duties of the PCBU, functions and powers of the WHS Rep(including the issuing of PINS), consultation requirements, issue resolution process and the role of the regulator.  Most importantly the Organiser will learn about their ability to enter a workplace and what rules need to be adhered to whilst doing so.

    Did you know that a WHS-EPH may enter a workplace during its usual working hours to:
    • inquire into a suspected contravention of the WHS Act without prior notice
    • inspect any work system, plant, substance, structure or other thing that is relevant to the suspected contravention
    • talk with any worker who is entitled to be represented by the union
    • consult with the relevant person conducting the business or undertaking
    • warn anyone they reasonably believe is exposed to a serious health or safety risk
    • ask to look at and make copies of any relevant records or documents kept at the workplace in hard copy or stored on a computer.

  • 25 February, 2019 at 09:00 AM - 5pm · $75.00 AUD
    Unity Training Services - Level 4, 445 Hay Street Perth

    Introduction to Work Health & Safety for Delegates

    This course is for delegates and provides an overview of the Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation, with particular focus on the consultation and risk management process. This course also gives delegates the skills to set up health and safety structures within their workplace e.g. the establishment of work groups, election of Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) and safety committees to ensure WHS issues and grievances are effectively dealt with.

    The course explores how delegates can work with HSRs to provide an integrated union approach to the resolution of WHS issues, organise around WHS issues and thus strengthen union growth. Delegates and HSRs from the same workplace are encouraged to attend together.

  • 12 June, 2019 - 13 June, 2019 · $195.00 AUD
    Unity Training Services - Level 4, 445 Hay Street Perth

    Work Health and Safety Entry Permit Holder (WHS-EPH)

    A WHS-EPH must have satisfactorily completed the prescribed training and the WHS Regulations state that entry permit holder training must be provided by a Comcare approved provider. During this 1 day course Union Organisers will obtain information about the WHS Act including the Duties of the PCBU, functions and powers of the WHS Rep(including the issuing of PINS), consultation requirements, issue resolution process and the role of the regulator.  Most importantly the Organiser will learn about their ability to enter a workplace and what rules need to be adhered to whilst doing so.

    Did you know that a WHS-EPH may enter a workplace during its usual working hours to:
    • inquire into a suspected contravention of the WHS Act without prior notice
    • inspect any work system, plant, substance, structure or other thing that is relevant to the suspected contravention
    • talk with any worker who is entitled to be represented by the union
    • consult with the relevant person conducting the business or undertaking
    • warn anyone they reasonably believe is exposed to a serious health or safety risk
    • ask to look at and make copies of any relevant records or documents kept at the workplace in hard copy or stored on a computer.

  • 12 August, 2019 - 13 August, 2019 · $295.00 AUD
    Unity Training Services - Level 4, 445 Hay Street Perth

    Introduction to OSH for Organisers

    Organising for Safer Workplaces is a 2 day course that provides Union Organisers will an overview of both the WA Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 and Work Health and Safety Act 2011.  

    At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to explain how to use current WHS, and other related legislation, to build union organising power at a workplace.

    OSH Legislation provides Union Organiser’s with an effective tool that they can utilise to not only resolve workplace issues, but effectively organise around and build Union strength.  At the conclusion of this course Organiser’s will be able to use key aspects of the Acts and Regulations as well as be able to understand their rights as a Union Organiser, how to resolve disputes using OSH, the role of the Regulator, the role of the OSH Rep and the process of Provisional Improvement Notices.

  • 26 August, 2019 at 09:00 AM - 5pm · $75.00 AUD
    Unity Training Services - Level 4, 445 Hay Street Perth

    Introduction to Work Health & Safety for Delegates

    This course is for delegates and provides an overview of the Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation, with particular focus on the consultation and risk management process. This course also gives delegates the skills to set up health and safety structures within their workplace e.g. the establishment of work groups, election of Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) and safety committees to ensure WHS issues and grievances are effectively dealt with.

    The course explores how delegates can work with HSRs to provide an integrated union approach to the resolution of WHS issues, organise around WHS issues and thus strengthen union growth. Delegates and HSRs from the same workplace are encouraged to attend together.

  • 11 November, 2019 - 12 November, 2019 · $195.00 AUD
    Unity Training Services - Level 4, 445 Hay Street Perth

    Work Health and Safety Entry Permit Holder (WHS-EPH)

    A WHS-EPH must have satisfactorily completed the prescribed training and the WHS Regulations state that entry permit holder training must be provided by a Comcare approved provider. During this 1 day course Union Organisers will obtain information about the WHS Act including the Duties of the PCBU, functions and powers of the WHS Rep(including the issuing of PINS), consultation requirements, issue resolution process and the role of the regulator.  Most importantly the Organiser will learn about their ability to enter a workplace and what rules need to be adhered to whilst doing so.

    Did you know that a WHS-EPH may enter a workplace during its usual working hours to:
    • inquire into a suspected contravention of the WHS Act without prior notice
    • inspect any work system, plant, substance, structure or other thing that is relevant to the suspected contravention
    • talk with any worker who is entitled to be represented by the union
    • consult with the relevant person conducting the business or undertaking
    • warn anyone they reasonably believe is exposed to a serious health or safety risk
    • ask to look at and make copies of any relevant records or documents kept at the workplace in hard copy or stored on a computer.


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