Abrasive Wheel Training


Our Abrasive Wheel Training is a half day course designed to provide the course learners with the appropriate knowledge of the hazards & dangers when working with Abrasive WAbrasive wheelheels. It also provides learners with the necessary skills to correctly mount an Abrasive Wheel.

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Course Aims and Objectives:

On completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • List the legal requirements of working with Abrasive Wheels
  • Select the appropriate wheel or cutting disc for the task
  • Correctly use & mount an Abrasive Wheel
  • Understand the function of the Abrasive Wheel (fixed or portable)

Course Programme:

  • Health & Safety Legislation surrounding the safe use of Abrasive Wheels
  • Identify the hazards of working with Abrasive Wheels
  • Function of flanges, blotters & other components
  • Pre-use inspection of Abrasive Wheels & Equipment
  • Selection of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment
  • Correct procedure for Wheel Mounting

Training Methods:

Classroom based power-point presentation with a practical component; (i.e. Correctly mounting an Abrasive Wheel & pre-use inspection of equipment)

Who Should Attend?

This course is for those staff who operate Abrasive Wheels as part of their normal work duties.

Additional Information:

  • Maximum of 12 learners
  • 3 hour duration
  • Certificate of Competence will be issued to all learners who successfully complete & pass this course

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 FAQ - Abrasive Wheel Training

Is it a legal requirement to have abrasive wheel training in Ireland?

Yes it is. Working with abrasive wheels in Ireland falls under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 Section 2 which mentions proper training as a requirement for hazardous work as well as Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 36 of 2016) which places responsibility on employers to ensure those working with abrasive wheels have sufficient training in several specific ways.
The certificate of competence issued on successful completion of this course is to satisy this legal requirement.

How long does Abrasive Wheel Training Take?

Our abrasive wheel training is completed within 3 hours.

Where can I do Abrasive Wheel Training?

We offer abrasive wheel training at our centre in Navan, Co. Meath. To book your place at our next course, click the Couse Schedule button below.

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