Health, Safety & Management

Abrasive Wheels

Abrasive Wheels

Course Overview

The Abrasive Wheels course provides an understanding of safe working practices when using abrasive wheels.

The course covers the most current legislation and regulations which apply to abrasive wheels. This includes hazards, precautions and the recommended documentation requirements. This course will train delegates in the correct method to use, fitting new wheels to grinding machines as required by the relevant regulations and in the safety considerations to be taken into account when working with grinding machines.

Abrasive wheels are often fitted in grinding machines for various grinding and cutting operations and training provides an understanding of safe working practices when using abrasive wheels.

Bespoke training can be developed to include a practical element if requested.


No Prerequisites Required

There are no prerequisites for Abrasive Wheels

Course Structure

An Abrasive Wheels training course includes;
• Abrasive wheels
• Hazards
• Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidance
• Working practice and safe usage

Course Content

Delegates completing this training course will be able to;
• Understand hazards and precautions
• Identify markings on abrasive wheels for type, size and speed
• Store, handle and transport abrasive wheels
• Inspect and test abrasive wheels for damage
• Understand the function of all the components used with abrasive wheels
• Assemble and disassemble abrasive wheels
• Dress abrasive wheels
• Correctly adjust work rests, guards and sparks
• Use correct personal protective equipment (PPE)

More information

  • Certification: A 3t Training Services certificate will be issued upon successful completion
  • Certificate validity (months): 24
  • Target audience: Personnel involved in or supervising abrasive wheels operations.
  • Revalidation: The course must be revalidated every 2 years.
  • Items to bring: Government Issued Photographic ID eg Driver Licence or Passport
  • Health prerequisites: Due to certain aspects of the course being potentially physically demanding and/or stressful, delegates will be required to confirm their medical fitness & physical ability to participate on this course by completing our centre medical self-screening form prior to course commencement

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