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Our Abrasive Wheels course offers an introductory guide to working safely with abrasive wheels. This training equips learners with a strong understanding of the risks associated with using abrasive wheels and knowledge of necessary control measures to prevent injury.

If you are involved in working with abrasive wheels, adhering to rigorous health and safety practices is essential to safeguard both yourself and others from potential harm.

Who should take this course

Our Abrasive Wheels Training is recommended for anyone working with, in close proximity to abrasive wheels in the following job roles:

• Bricklayers
• Carpenters / Joiners
• Electricians
• Groundworkers
• Plumbers
• Engineers / Factory Workers
• Plasterers
• Roofers
• Stonemasons / Bricklayers

Course Modules

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.

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Instant Certification

Learners will complete questions through the material and complete a multiple-choice test at the end of the course, awarding a printable certificate to successful learners. This final assessment ensures a thorough understanding of the course material.

After completing the test, learners can immediately download their certificate, providing instant proof of their achievement.

The certificate details the learner's name, course name, pass rate, completion date, expiry date, and any relevant approvals or accreditations, making it a significant addition to their professional credentials.

The course provides participants with practical knowledge that can be directly applied in real-life scenarios, emphasizing the importance of prioritising not only personal well-being but also that of others.

By completing this course, individuals enhance their ability to work safely in environments where abrasive wheels are being used, contributing to a safer workplace and minimizing the potential for harm.

Participants will acquire the essential skills and knowledge needed to mitigate risks associated with abrasive wheel work, making it a valuable investment for those seeking to prioritize safety and adhere to rigorous standards in their professional work.

This Online Abrasive Wheels course is approved by leading industry bodies IIRSM and CPD.

Course Advantages


In the UK, training for the use of abrasive wheels is mandated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER).

Employers must ensure that employees are adequately trained in selecting the correct wheel for the task, safely handling and storing abrasive wheels, fitting and adjusting the wheel properly, using safety guards and protective equipment, and understanding the risks involved along with necessary precautions to prevent accidents.

Additional Course Details

What is Abrasive Wheel Training?

Abrasive wheel training is designed for anyone who operates, handles, or works near to abrasive wheels at work. This training is designed to reduce the risk of injury when working with or near to abrasive wheels.

Abrasive wheels training is built following the guidance provided in HSG 17 and helps employers to meet the current UK health and safety standards by ensuring the safety of their staff.

Abrasive Wheels Course Objectives

Due to the hazards associated with working with abrasive wheels, it is important that people working with or alongside this equipment are appropriately educated of the risks.

This Training Course Aims to Achieve the Following Outcomes for Learners:

  • Learners will gain fundamental knowledge of different types of abrasive wheels and their appropriate uses.

  • Learners will have a strong understanding of the hazards of using abrasive wheels.

  • Learners will know what precautions to put in place when working with abrasive wheels to reduce the risks involved.

  • Learners with be able to identify abrasive wheels markings and understand what they indicate.

  • Learners will know how to handle and safely store abrasive wheels in the workplace.

  • Learning will gain knowledge of checking and testing abrasive wheels before use.

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  • If I fail the course, can I do it again?
    Certainly. If you're unable to pass, there's no need for concern. The assessment can be retaken multiple times at no extra cost. Additionally, you have the option to go over the material again to brush up on your knowledge before attempting the assessment another time.
  • How are your courses delivered?
    Our courses are exclusively online, featuring interactive modules that include exercises to test comprehension. Upon finishing all modules, students must pass a multiple-choice test to earn their certificate. There's no rush or pressure - if a student doesn't pass initially, they can retake the test as often as needed without any additional fees. Furthermore, course materials are accessible forever, allowing you to review the contents of the course whenever needed.
  • When will I receive my certificate?
    Once you have passed your course, you will have the opportunity to instantly receive an electronic PDF version of your certificate via email right after completing your course. This allows you to access and download your certificate directly from your inbox.
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