Abrasive wheels

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Aim of course 

To provide candidates with the basic knowledge and practical skills involved in the safe mounting and selection of abrasive wheels and cutting discs. 

Course summary

  • Introduction
  • PUWER – Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
  • Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Hazards
  • Marking of wheels
  • Storage, handling, transporting, inspecting and testing of abrasive wheels
  • Selection of wheels
  • Abrasive wheels functionality
  • Dressing and balancing of wheels
  • Rest adjustment
  • PPE
  • Practical sessions 

Course duration 

1 Day – 2 sessions 

Course certification 

On successful completion of this course candidates will be issued with one of  the following certification: 

  • NPORS (National Plant Operators Registration Scheme)
  • CTA (Camilla Training Aspects) certificate 

Further information 

We are approved by ILA Scotland and you can use your ILA funding towards the cost of this course.

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