Abrasive Wheels Training Programme 


Duration of the Programme:  Half Day 

Cost of Programme: £65.00 per delegate 

Maximum Number of Learners: 6 


Programme Overview:

This programme is suitable for those who use abrasive wheels or other grinding and cutting tools, including basic handheld or bench tools, or people who need a complete introduction to the equipment. 

The programme 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. 


What you will learn: 

  • Characteristics of an abrasive wheel and the types 
  • Marking of an abrasive wheel 
  • Speed 
  • Hazards & precautions 
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 
  • Storage and handling 
  • Inspection and methods of testing for damage 
  • Abrasive wheel machine components 
  • Guarding 
  • Dressing and balancing 
  • Specific mounting procedures 


How is the course assessed? 

The delegates contribution will be assessed by the tutor throughout the course.  Successful delegates should leave with the ability to use the equipment in a safe and productive way.