Abrasive Wheels

Duration of Course (days):


Course Overview:

This Abrasive Wheels course is designed to help the individual understand their responsibilities within the workplace and is aimed at persons working with Abrasive Wheels. It is a legal requirement under The Provision and Use of Work Equipment 1998 (PUWER) that all staff who use Abrasive Wheels receives Abrasive Wheels training in the safe use of the tools and changing of wheels.

Who should attend?
Anyone who is involved in the process of mounting or the using of Abrasive Wheels

Aims and objectives of the course:
The aim of the course is to provide training to comply with the Health & Safety at Work Act and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulation 1998 (PUWER). By doing this, delegates will be able to work safely while using Abrasive Wheels.

Course Content:

Accident Statistics
Protection of others
Hand Arm Vibration
Safe Use
Inspection of machines
Wheel Selection – Practical
Wheel Mounting – Practical
Wheel Guarding
Dressing an abrasive wheel
Risks and Hazards
Storing, Handling & Transportation
Multiple choice Question Paper


Delegates are asked to bring with them the following PPE when attending the course:
Ear Defenders/Ear Plugs
Hard Hat
Hi Viz



Throughout the course there is a constant assessment by the instructor who will ask questions about what he has covered in the course, some may be theoretical and some may be practical. At the end of the course there is a 30 question, multiple choice paper to be completed by all delegates. A pass mark of 24/30 is set for all delegates. Once these papers are marked and delegates passed then they will proceed to a 10 minute practical assessment.


All delegates that succeed with the course will receive an A4 certificate of attendance that will be valid for 3 years.

Booking Details:

Course Cost (ex VAT): £80.00
Closed Course Cost (ex VAT): £400.00
Max Number of Delegates: 12

Call to Book: 01376 538 501

Our training centre is based in Braintree, Essex. Tea and coffee facilities are provided, other refreshments can be made available by request.

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Excellent mix of practical and interactive exercises