Abrasive Wheels User Safety Course

Price: £70.00 excl. VAT

What is the Abrasive Wheels User Safety course?

Abrasive Wheels are used in many industries, each with specific needs and applications which can present a variety of hazards in the workplace. Correct wheel storage, selection, mounting, testing and operation are essential to their safe and effective use.

Is this course for you?

This half-day course is for anyone needing to select, test and mount abrasive wheels to hand-held and static (precision and non-precision) grinding machines. It will also be of value to supervisors of tradesmen using abrasive wheels in construction, automotive, manufacturing, utilities and engineering industries.

Accreditation / Qualification(s) offered

Attendance certificates are issued on the final day of training.

What this course includes

This price includes learning materials which will be handed out on the day of training. Refreshments and lunch will also be provided as part of your course.

Delivery method:

  • Check mark iconHalf Day
  • Check mark iconSmall Classes
  • Check mark iconCertificate of attendance
  • Check mark iconCertification does not expire

PayPal Credit payment option available.0% interest for 4 months with PayPal Credit. Find out more

All prices are per person and exclude VAT.

This half-day course will include workshop based demonstrations and practical tasks around the following topics:

  • Understanding the H&S regulations (PUWER ‘98)
  • The grinding process and abrasive types.
  • Abrasive wheel types
  • Identification and selection
  • Marking system for abrasive wheels
  • Operating speeds
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Workplace health and safety
  • Wheel storage
  • Wheel inspection and testing.
  • Guard and work rest setting and adjustment.
  • Wheel balancing, dressing and truing
  • Practical wheel mounting (static and hand-held machines)
  • Spindle speed testing.

There are no prerequisites to join this Abrasive Wheels User Safety course.

Delegates will understand the issues around the use of abrasive wheels and the associated health and safety legislation. They will understand the essential generic underpinning knowledge to correctly store, select, mount, and test abrasive wheels and associated wheel mounting equipment in the workplace.

Upcoming dates for Abrasive Wheels User Safety Course

Click here to register your interest in Abrasive Wheels User Safety Course.

All prices are per person and exclude VAT.
VAT will be calculated at checkout.

  • "Sue was an excellent trainer and a nice person to be trained by too. Clearly has a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of not only the course but the whole discipline."
    Joe, APM PMQ course
  • "The use of whiteboards, real time example, breakout room and attempting the questions after every topic was really helpful. The enthusiastic tutor, made the course better."
    Anon, PRINCE2 Agile course
  • "The ideas and techniques learned in the course has changed my vision towards project management. It taught me various methods which I can apply in my career. I managed to learn new aspects of management cycle which I was unaware of. The course was very useful to me."
    Pawan, PRINCE2 Agile course
  • "I thoroughly enjoyed the course and got a good deal of useful information from it. I have carried out projects throughout my career, and a few years ago took the APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ), but carried out projects using my own methods. PRINCE2 is great in that it sets out a methodology for carrying out project management, and is the most widely recognised in the UK. Adding agile was the icing on the cake."
    Lara, PRINCE2 Agile
  • "Dhaliwal Narinder our trainer was excellent, adding insights from her vast experience to enhance our learning. We have tried Agile and Project Management separately, now i have the opportunity to try both again in my Faculty. Receiving this course online whilst locked down was perfect."
    Kevin, PRINCE2 Agile course
  • "The course was interesting and interactive, though a lot of information needed to be crammed in and consumed. Having done an Agile course a few years ago, this course helped to reinforce what was previously learned and put a project management theme to it. The instructor was very knowledgeable and explained the theory very well. The other participants were engaging and helped make the course interesting through the sharing of question and answer sessions to the relationship of past experiences."
    Ted, PRINCE2 Agile course
  • Experienced and well qualified training staff provide excellent support and are committed to improving trainees' experience.
  • "The pass rate is delivering more competent well-rounded, 'turn their hand to anything' engineers. All of the main courses delivered by MKC achieve notably higher success rates than the corresponding courses delivered by either Further Education (FE) or private training providers'."
  • MKC is seen to be strongly in line with acknowledged approaches to good practice in vocational education and training.
    Dr A Lahiff University College London Institute of Education (IoE)
  • The Open & Honest partnering approach will save MoD an average of 25% on previous training costs.
    Babcock International
  • MKC significantly exceeds performance and has delivered a further £28M savings since the start of operations. Training losses have moved from 12% to 5%, trimming times down by 20%. Innovating and driving down costs.
  • "It was clear that our tutors were not only really skilled themselves, but they knew how to pass that on to others."
  • "Learners have a deeper understanding of their trades"
Previous slide
Next slide

Book a course