Abrasive Wheels courses

Course Description

​Price: £75.00 + VAT per person (Monday-Friday)

Duration: 1/2 Day, lasting a minimum of 3 hours. 

Start Time: 8am

Overview of the Abrasive Wheels course:

This is a classroom-based course which ensures that delegates are competent and safe when using a range of abrasive wheels. The tutor will tailor the course for those who are present, focusing on the abrasive wheels, grinding, and cutting tools needed by delegates.

Who is it for:
People who use abrasive wheels or other grinding and cutting tools, including basic handheld for people who need a complete introduction to the equipment.

Course Objectives

This course is designed to provide training that meets the requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER 98).

By the end of the course, delegates will have a better understanding of the legal requirements of safely using an abrasive wheel. They will also be able to pinpoint possible hazards and prevent them. They will be able to select the correct PPE and safety equipment and check appropriately.

Course Content:

This course is delivered in the classroom through demonstrations by the tutor. It also includes a practical element where delegates will familiarise themselves with changing the disks on the saw.
  • The Need to Train and Statutory  Requirements.
  • Characteristics of an Abrasive Wheel and the Types.
  • Marking of Abrasive Wheels.
  • Speed.
  • Hazards and Precautions.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Storage & Handling.
  • Inspection and Methods of Testing for Damage.
  • Abrasive Wheel Machine Components.
  • Guarding.
  • Dressing & Balancing.
  • Specific Mounting Procedures.

The course makes sure that the delegates attending are capable of working in line with HSE legislation.

What is Required to Pass the Abrasive Wheels Course?

Delegates are required to pass a test to complete this course. Successful delegates should leave with the ability to use the equipment in a safe and productive way.

Entry Requirements

There are no requirements for entry on this course.

Delegates should advise the tutor before the course starts on the kind of abrasive wheels. 

Course Dates

May 2019

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Skyward Training Ltd Unit 29 Bates Road Harold Wood Essex , RM3 0JH 09 May 1 Day 6 Book Now

June 2019

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Skyward Training Ltd Unit 29 Bates Road Harold Wood Essex , RM3 0JH 06 Jun 1 Day 10 Book Now

July 2019

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Skyward Training Ltd Unit 29 Bates Road Harold Wood Essex , RM3 0JH 03 Jul 1 Day 12 Book Now

September 2019

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October 2019

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Skyward Training Ltd Unit 29 Bates Road Harold Wood Essex , RM3 0JH 31 Oct 1 Day 12 Book Now

December 2019

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Skyward Training Ltd Unit 29 Bates Road Harold Wood Essex , RM3 0JH 02 Dec 1 Day 12 Book Now
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