Abrasive Wheels

Courses aimed at the Civil Engineering sector in Scotland


Scottish Civils Training Group, Inverness
(For price, check with provider)

This course is available on the Scottish Civils Training Group website.


Course Duration
Days: 0.5

Course Objectives
By the end of the course the delegate should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of responsibilities under relevant legislation.
  • Select and mount appropriate disc/wheel for the work in hand.
  • Correctly use the machine/s.
  • Dress the wheel.

Course Summary

  • Relevant regulations/legislation
  • Introduction to the equipment
  • Practical use of machine/s
  • Hand Arm Vibration
  • Cutting and grinding of various objects with various machines
  • Hazards and precautions to be observed when using abrasive wheels and cutting discs
  • Dust suppression
  • Examination of abrasive wheels
  • Mounting of abrasive wheels
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Types and functions of wheels and discs
  • Selection, testing and mounting of wheels and discs
  • Care, maintenance, transport, handling and storage of wheels and discs

Training Provider Certificate – Valid for 3 years.

Refresher Period
Abrasive Wheels / Cutting Discs (Stihl Saws)
Refresher Course after 3 years.

Categorised in: Health & Safety

About Scottish Civils Training Group

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The Scottish Civils Training Group (SCTG) works with civil engineering companies to provide relevant training at discounted rates.

All course prices advertised are exclusive of VAT and apply to member companies only. Please view the website for information on how to join the group.

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