Abrasive Wheels Course

Abrasive Wheels Course

Aim: To train operators in the safe selection, mounting and
use of abrasive wheels & cutting discs.

Duration: ½ Day (Approx 4 hrs)

Pre Requisites: None


  • Understand current legislation regarding abrasive wheels.
  • Select and mount appropriate abrasive wheels/disc for task in hand.

Course Content:

  • Legislation
  • Employees duties & Responsibilities
  • Storage of wheels & discs
  • Selection and inspection of wheels & discs
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Mounting of wheels & discs
  • Practical assessment

Training Methods:
Participative with practical demonstrations & exercises.

Confirmation of Learning:
Is achieved by practical assessment.

Site Requirements:
Classroom facility with power and fully serviceable portable abrasive
wheel machine & selection of discs/wheels.

Note: The candidates will require to be in possession of the correct PPE
for the duration of the course (this includes goggles/ear defenders/gloves/dust