Abrasive Wheels Training

Course Description

This course is aimed at anyone who uses abrasive wheels, or employs people who use abrasive wheels as part of their work.

There are a wide range of tools and processes that use abrasive wheels and ensuring these are used correctly and safely is of paramount importance. Applications range from hand grinding to disc cutting. They can be used at all stages of a work process, for making preliminary cuts and scores in materials, or for fine polishing and finishing.

Different wheels will have different properties and characteristics suitable for particular tasks. They also have different weaknesses and can pose different risks and hazards in handling and use. For this reason, it’s important that you always select the right abrasive wheel for the job and use it with the right machinery.

This course covers the anatomy of an abrasive wheel, the dangers associated with their use, Storage and handling and much more.

Abrasive Wheels Training

Course Information

Course Number Course Validity Course Duration Course Assessment Course Accreditation Course Approvals
VEL0228-100 minutesFormal (multiple choice)IIRSM & CPD-

Course Modules

Module No. Module Name Pass % Required
1Introducing Abrasive Wheels70
2The Anatomy of an Abrasive Wheel70
3The Dangers of Abrasive Wheels70
4Abrasive Wheel Safety70
5Safe Speeds70
6Other Wheel Markings70
7Storage and Handling70
8Checking and Testing70
9Training and Certification70
11Course Summary70

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