Abrasive Wheels Training Course

Accredited Abrasive Wheels Training Course

This course is designed for anyone working with abrasive wheels.

Duration: 3 hours


  • Remote (Teams or Zoom)
  • At your place of work

Accreditation: CPD


  • Worksafe UK Certificate of Course Completion
  • CPD Certificate and 3 CPD hours
Rated 5 Stars

“This session was very well presented and informative. It was enjoyable and has given me the confidence to apply the principles.”

LC, Queenscourt Hospice
Rated 5 Stars

“A really well-presented training session with emphasis on practical application but also the opportunity to think through overall in-house policies.”

Rated 5 Stars

“The course confirmed what I should be doing and explained each topic clearly. The practical session was good and the feedback very helpful.”

IS, Rood Lane

About This Course

This information-packed course covers the obvious dangers of working with abrasive wheels, such as wheel breakage or contact with a running wheel. It also details the less obvious health risks, including vibration, noise and dust.

Course Aims

By the end of the course, candidates will have a solid working understanding of the necessary control measures required for the safe use of abrasive wheels equipment, including the selection and fitting of appropriate discs and cutters.


  • Hazards associated with abrasive wheel use
  • Control measures including PPE and RPE
  • UK legislation regarding the safe use of abrasive wheels
  • Different types of abrasive wheels, their uses, and how to read their markings
  • Components of an abrasive wheel
  • Mounting components
  • How to appropriately test, inspect and handle abrasive wheels
  • Safety guidelines for using a cut-off saw and an angle grinder
  • Truing and dressing a wheel
  • Wheel disposal

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for anyone who is required to use an abrasive wheel in their place of work.

Benefits to you

Abrasive wheels training is a legal requirement for anyone operating this equipment in the workplace.

Delegates will learn the steps they need to take to safely and legally use abrasive wheels.

Abrasive wheels are amongst the most dangerous of machinery and the best way to reduce risk is through competent training.

CPD Certified

Arrange a Course

A private course, delivered on a date of your choice, is an excellent choice where you have a number of people to train. We can even customise the content for you.

Delivered onsite at your place of work or, where possible, via Teams.

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