Abrasive Wheels – Online Training

£27.50 + VAT

This course is aimed at anyone who uses abrasive wheels, or employs people who use abrasive wheels as part of their work. It covers different types of abrasive wheel, safety in their use and how to identify the type of wheel.

CPD Units: 3
Approved By: CPD & IIRSM
Duration: 100 mins*

*Note: Course Duration is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions.


The training of your staff is a factor that plays heavily on the overall success of your business. Staff, having received the proper training can conduct their work in a more efficient and safe manner, leading to fewer incidents that can disrupt your operations causing a potential slowing or halt in your revenue generation. Online training is a flexible, efficient, and effective method of training meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time, so they can fit the training in around their work and personal lives.

This abrasive wheels online training course is aimed anyone who uses or employs people who use abrasive wheels in their given tasks. Applications range from hand grinding to disc cutting. They can be used at all stages of work process, for making preliminary cuts and scores in materials, or for fine polishing and finishing. Different wheels will have different properties and characteristics suitable for particular tasks. They also have different weaknesses and can pose different risks and hazards in handling and use. It is important that the correct abrasive wheel is used for the job and that once chosen, it is used with the right machinery.


“Accident statistics indicate that nearly half of all accidents involving abrasive wheels are due to an unsafe system of work or operator error.”

(HSE, Safety in the use of abrasive wheels)

Whilst on this abrasive wheels online course the candidate will cover topics such as:

  • The anatomy of abrasive wheels.
  • The dangers of abrasive wheels.
  • Abrasive wheel safety. Storage and handling.
  • Checking and testing.
  • Training and certification.

Gain a competitive advantage by investing in your staff and ensuring that you consistently demonstrate to the public your commitment to maintain a safe and healthy environment within your business.

This course is approved by IIRSM & CPD meaning this course meets the rigorous standards set by these leading bodies.


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