Abrasive Wheels Awareness with Practical

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Course Aim

The purpose of the Abrasive Wheels Practical training is to provide candidates with the knowledge and skills in safe preparation and use of portable abrasive wheel cutters. 

If there are no upcoming courses, please get in touch and we can arrange a suitable date for you.


Course Dates

No upcoming Courses

Course Content

The course covers portable grinders, angle grinders, disc cutters and bench mounted grinding machines and shall cover: 

  • Legislation & responsibilities 
  • Types of abrasive wheels 
  • Storing and transporting 
  • Pre-start inspections 
  • Procedure for dealing with defective equipment 
  • Dust suppression systems 
  • Operating machines 
  • Post operational checks 


Who should attend

This course would be relevant for operatives of abrasive wheels and those with supervisory responsibilities. 

How to prepare

There are no candidate pre-requisites for this course. 


1 day classroom


Candidates will be required to contribute and engage throughout the course, with the instructor continually observing each candidate to monitor their learning and understanding.

Customers can opt to have a certificate of attendance or a certificate of achievement.  If opting for achievement, candidates will be required to pass a short multiple choice question paper at the end of the course. 


£100 +VAT per person | discounts available for group bookings of 4 or more candidates, from £95 +VAT per person.


It is recommended that candidates renew their certificate every 5 years.

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