Job Rep Foundations

The essentials of the Job Rep role

Our Job Rep Foundations program provides Job Reps with the basic essential information they need to know about the Branch, the role of unions, and the role of the ANMF Job Representative.

Online Module Steps

  1. - The program includes an Online module: Job Rep Foundations. This module is open and free to all members.

  2. - After completing the Online module and the survey that follows, a link to register for face-to-face training will be provided on screen. This link will open a new window, listing available Foundations program dates and locations (Metro and Regional). Select which event is the most suitable location for you.
    Please note: You must be a current Job Representative to attend the face-to-face program.

  3. - Shortly after you have registered to attend the face-to-face program, you will receive a confirmation email from the ANMF Vic Branch, confirming your place in the training program of your selection.



Please download and read the Job Rep Foundations Online Module Instructions on accessing the module, which also contains information regarding registration for the face-to-face component

Access the online module now on our CPD Portal 



Face-to-face Foundations program dates:


 Please note: 

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, ANMF Vic Branch have cancelled all scheduled Metro & Regional Job Rep Training programs until June 30th 2020. We will look to reschedule these programs at a later date.


Tuesday 18 February 2020 - Register Here

Thursday 5 March 2020 - Register Here

Wednesday 22 April 2020 - Cancelled

Tuesday 5 May 2020 - Cancelled

Wednesday 10 June 2020 - Cancelled

July 2020 - (TBC)

Tuesday 18 August 2020 

Tuesday 15 September 2020 

Tuesday 20 October 2020 

Thursday 19 November 2020 

Tuesday 8 December 2020 



SHEPPARTON - Tuesday 24th March 2020 Cancelled

BALLARAT - Tuesday 31 March 2020 Cancelled

HORSHAM - Thursday 23 April 2020 Cancelled

BENDIGO - Tuesday 5 May 2020 - Cancelled

MILDURA - Tuesday 26 May 2020 - Cancelled

GEELONG - August 2020 (TBC)

ECHUCA - September 2020 (TBC)

TRARALGON - September 2020 (TBC)

WANGARATTA - October 2020 (TBC)

WARRNAMBOOL - November 2020 (TBC)


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us on 9275 9333 or at 



Further information

Job Rep Foundations: Online module + 1-Day face-to-face program 

Our essentials training program is provided free to Job Representatives, and is designed to give you a basic introduction to unions, the ANMF, and cover the fundamentals of the Job Rep role. 

This program is designed to send Job Reps back to their workplaces with sufficient knowledge, information, and resources to begin being active in the union within their own work area.

The program will include information AND MATERIALS COVERING:

  • Unions and their role
  • The ANMF including a brief history, structure and functions
  • The role of an ANMF Job Rep, including legislative rights & protections
  • Resources and assistance including industrial, professional and OHS
  • Key contacts in your workplace. 

All new Job reps are encouraged to come along to this program as soon as you are able and after completing the compulsory online module. The ANMF recommend that Job Reps attend an introductory course within 3 months of completing the online module.

It is also a great refresher for Job Reps who last attended ANMF training more than 3 years ago.

Please note: You must be a Job Representative in your current workplace to attend training.

Please register for training at the nearest location to your workplace - we provide both regional and metro locations so that as many Job Reps as possible can come to training. If you aren't sure which location to register for, please contact us.


Job Rep Foundations - 2020 Dates

Please see below dates/ locations for planning purposes.


Tuesday 21st January

Tuesday 18th February

Thursday 19 March

Tuesday 21st April

Thursday 21st May

Wednesday 10th June

July - TBC

August - TBC

September - TBC

October - TBC

November - TBC

December - TBC


REGIONAL 2019 (Regional Job Reps must register to attend their closest training location)

Tuesday -26 March

Tuesday - 7 May

Tuesday - 28 May

Thursday - 6 June

Tuesday - 16 July

Tuesday - 31 July 

Tuesday - 6  August

Tuesday - 3 September

Tuesday - 8 October

Tuesday - 29 October

Tuesday - 12 November

If you have any issues accessing the online module through our CPD Portal, please email or call the ANMF on (03) 9275 9333

Looking forward to training with you all

The Job Rep Training Team