Abrasive Wheels

Training & Assessment -- duration depends on previous knowledge- experience


Highland Training & Assessment Services, Scotland
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At the end of this course, you will be able to: Identify the health and safety requirements for abrasive wheel operation Carry out a risk assessment and implement control measures, including emergency procedures Understand the legislative requirements and responsibilities of abrasive wheel operations Understand the characteristics of abrasives and their uses Understand and interpret the marking system of abrasive wheels Understand how to handle and store abrasive wheels Understand how to select and check abrasive wheels before use Understand and identify what speeds should be adhered to in wheel selection Identify the main components and understand their functions Mount an abrasive wheel and /or a diamond wheel Understand the difference between truing and dressing a wheel (bench grinders) Dress a wheel and identify dressers (bench grinders) Adjust work rests correctly (bench grinders) Use operating precautions and be aware of avoiding hazardous conditions Carry out daily maintenance on petrol powered machines (disc cutter and cut-off saws) Operate the equipment in a safe and appropriate manner. The finer details This training course has been developed to help you understand how to operate an abrasive wheel machine safely. The amount of instruction you will require will depend largely upon your previous experience and sessions will be adapted to meet your needs. Course duration will depend on experience and will be from one to four days. The training course will consist of theory and practical sessions, followed by assessment.

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Roddy Gillies Instructor/Assessor over 34 years

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Flexible Location

Trainer will travel 200 miles.




  • Some Hands On
  • Some Reading & Writing
  • Some Watching
  • Some Listening
  • Some Socialising

Enquire via email to Highland Training & Assessment Services.