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Abrasive Wheels Training Course

The Abrasive Wheels training course is a classroom-based course that teaches you how to use an Abrasive wheel. It also shows you how to inspect different abrasive wheel types.

Firstly, this course is designed for anyone that uses Abrasive wheels in their workplace. This could include machine operators, supervisors and managers of the operators.

Secondly, on this Abrasive Wheels training course, you will learn the steps you need to take to safely and legally use Abrasive wheels.

All in all, the knowledge gained from this training will help you to reduce accidents and work within the legislation.

Why Take the Abrasive Wheels Training?

By attending this course, you are meeting the legal requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER 98). PUWER 98 requires that equipment provided for work should only be used by people who have received adequate information, instruction and training.

Anyone who operates cutting or grinding wheels should have some form of training. If you are not aware of the correct precautions and procedures of using Abrasive wheels, you will be putting yourself in danger of an accident.

Overall, the training will make you compliant and competent.

What Does the Abrasive Wheels Course Involve?

This course will show you how to change discs, and when discs are damaged.

For the full information on what’s covered in theis training, keep reading.

How is the Abrasive Wheels Training Delivered?

This course can be completed in the classroom.

3B Training can deliver courses for a group of your employees in-house at your site or venue of your choice.

We can arrange the Abrasive Wheels course as an in-house course specifically for your company at one of our training venues or a venue of your choosing.

This 3B accredited Abrasive Wheels course is half a day and is delivered in a classroom.

If you have a large group of operatives who need the training, we can tailor the course to be relevant to your company. The social format will help to encourage conversation about your company’s internal processes.

We quote all of our in-house courses on a case-by-case basis. The price will vary depending on location, equipment needed and delegate numbers.

For a quote, complete the in-house enquiry form on this page, and one of our friendly team will be in touch.

3B Training offer a variety of eLearning courses.

This course is also available to complete online via eLearning.

The eLearning course is an ideal alternative for those who don’t have time to attend a set course date, and prefer to complete the course independently.

This delivery format is also a good option for anyone who finds learning difficult in the classroom.

For more information, visit our Abrasive Wheels eLearning course page.

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Benefits of this Abrasive Wheels Training Course

  • Enables you to work safely and understand the necessary legal requirements
  • You achieve an Abrasive Wheels certificate after successfully passing the course, and it is valid for three years
  • CITB Grants Scheme claimable
Abrasive Wheels Training Course Content

The trainer will cover the following topics throughtout the course:

  • The need to train on an abrasive wheel and the statutory requirements
  • Characteristics of an abrasive wheel and the types of wheel available
  • Wheel speed
  • Hazards and precautions to control them
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Storage and handling
  • Inspection and methods of testing for damage
  • Abrasive wheel machine components
  • Guarding
  • Dressing and balancing
  • Specific mounting procedures

Abrasive Wheels Course Objectives

By the end of the course, you will have a better understanding of the legal requirements of how to safely use an abrasive wheel. You will also be able to pinpoint possible hazards and prevent them, select the correct PPE and safety equipment and check it appropriately.

What is Required to Pass this Abrasive Wheels Course?

The trainer will assess you throughout the course on your level of participation and understanding. Then you will complete a 20 question multiple-choice assessment paper at the end of the course. Successful delegates should leave with the ability to use the equipment safely and productively.

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  • What Is an Abrasive Wheel?
    What Is an Abrasive Wheel?

    An Abrasive Wheel is a wheel consisting of abrasive particles bonded together with various substances.

  • What is Abrasive Wheels Training?

    Abrasive Wheels training trains you on how to use an Abrasive wheel and shows you how to inspect different abrasive wheel types.

  • What is PUWER 98?

    PUWER 98 is the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.

    It places duties on people and companies who own, operate or have control over work equipment.

  • Is this Abrasive Wheels Training CITB Grant Claimable?

    Yes, companies who are CITB registered can claim for each delegate who successfully pass this course.

    You can find the list of short courses and the grant amounts you can claim here: CITB Grant Value for Short Courses

  • Is the Abrasive Wheels Training Accredited?

    This Abrasive Wheels course is accredited by 3B Training and the certificate is valid for three years.

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