Abrasive Wheels

£ 95 gbp
Tue, 3 Dec 2024, 12:30–16:00 GMT
Safety Training Solutions, 5 Strath View, Dingwall, Ross-Shire Map

Course Details

  • Course Duration: Half Day (3.5hrs)
  • Open Course Price: £95.00 + VAT per person
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Based Theory
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Assessment: Multiple Choice Test Paper
  • Certification: Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3 years)

Who should attend this course
Persons who operate angle grinders, cut off saws, bench grinders and bench top cut off saws.

Course Content

  • Overview of health and safety legislation
  • Precautions against hazards and risk control measures including contact, wheel burst, noise, respiratory and HAVS
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Types of abrasive wheel machines and their safe use.
    Resin & vitrified bonded abrasive wheel selection, marking, identification and inspection – types 1, 27, 41 & 42 (including practical exercise)
  • Correct use, setting, adjustment and inspection of flanges, guards and accessories
  • Pre-use machine safety checks (including non-live practical exercise)
  • How to mount of abrasive wheels on angle grinders, chop saws, disc cutters, bench and pedestal grinders (including practical demonstration)
  • How to true, dress and balance vitrified abrasive wheels on bench and pedestal grinders
  • Safe Working Practice
  • Written Assessment


Contact us


Safety Training Solutions, 5 Strath View, Dingwall, Ross-Shire