Safe Use of Abrasive Wheels

This course is designed for operatives who need to know how to use and safely mount abrasive wheels, discs and cut off saws on portable or fixed machines.

What’s Covered?

Completion of this course provides each delegate with:

  • Relevant aspects of regulations
  • Different types of wheels, discs and their functions
  • Approved methods of inspecting, servicing – including dressing of wheels – and storing equipment
  • Personal protective equipment


Learners must pass a multiple choice question paper in order to achieve the certificate. Our experienced and knowledgeable instructor will guide the learners through the course material and offer support and advice to ensure that learners are prepared for the assessment. The training is accessible and additional support is available to learners who require it.


This training course can be carried out on customer’s premises. Requirements are a room with an electrical supply where a laptop and projector can be used.


The certificate is valid for 5 years, after which time the course must be done again.


The training is carried out over one half day (3 hours) or one day (6 hours), dependent on candidates experience and type of equipment to be used.


We can take up to 8 people on each course.

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