Abrasive Wheels

CPD approved


This course can be purchased for £35 on an individual license basis.
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Course Overview

This course is aimed at anyone who uses abrasive wheels, or employs people who use abrasive wheels as part of their work.

There are a wide range of tools and processes that use abrasive wheels and ensuring these are used correctly and safely is of paramount importance.

Applications range from hand grinding to disc cutting. They can be used at all stages of a 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. For this reason, it’s important that you always select the right abrasive wheel for the job and use it with the right machinery.

This course covers the anatomy of an abrasive wheel, the dangers associated with their use, Storage and handling and much more.

Course Content

This course has a required passrate of 70% and a duration of at least 100 minutes.

  1. Introducing Abrasive Wheels
  2. The Anatomy of an Abrasive Wheel
  3. The Dangers of Abrasive Wheels
  4. Abrasive Wheel Safety
  5. Safe Speeds
  6. Other Wheel Markings
  7. Storage and Handling
  8. Checking and Testing
  9. Training and Certification
  10. Inspections
  11. Course Summary

System Requirements

An up-to-date web browser
Up to date video drivers and media players
Memory of at least 1Gb RAM
Broadband download speed of at least 3Mbps