Abrasive Wheels

At Safety Training Solutions, we deliver Abrasive Wheels training courses throughout the year at our training centre in Dingwall, just 15 minutes drive from Inverness, Alternatively, we can deliver this on site in the Highlands & Islands or anywhere across Scotland.

  • Course Duration:  Half Day (3.5hrs)
  • Open Course Price:  £95 +VAT
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Assessment
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training   (valid for 3  years)
  • If you/your employer are a CITB Levy Payer, a CITB Grant Payment of £60 per person will be applied for on completion of this course. More information of this can be found on the CITB Website.

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 and 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 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