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Abrasive Wheels

Are you compliant with the PUWER regulations? Ensure the safety of your workers by providing them with our half-day Abrasive Wheels training course. Our interactive training covers the proper use and inspection of different types of abrasive wheels, reducing the risk of accidents in the workplace.


This half day course is a highly interactive practical and classroom-based course, concluding with a practical assessment and a theory test demonstrating the candidate’s full understanding of the training.

  • Entry Requirements: No entry requirements are needed for this course.
  • Assessment: Candidates are assessed through a practical assessment and a short written theory test.
  • Valid for: Three years. Candidates will need to retake the full course to remain qualified.
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Who is this course suitable for?

This course is suitable for anyone who uses abrasive wheels or other grinding and cutting tools as part of their role. This includes the operatives who use the equipment and managers and supervisors of the operatives.

Are there any entry requirements?

This course requires no formal entry requirements.

What does Abrasive Wheels include?

The Abrasive Wheels course syllabus contains the following:

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996
  • PPE Regulations 1992
  • PUWER 1998
  • Safety in the use of Abrasive Wheels HS(G)17
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) & Guarding
  • Types and Functions of Abrasive Wheels
  • The selection, testing, mounting and storage of Abrasive Wheels
  • Inspection & methods of testing for damage
  • The care, maintenance, transport and handling of Abrasive Wheels

What are the learning outcomes for this course?

After finishing the course, candidates will have legal knowledge for safe abrasive wheel usage, hazard identification and prevention, and selection, use, and inspection of PPE and safety equipment.

How is this course assessed?

Candidates are assessed through a practical assessment and a short written theory test.

What are the study options?

We understand that organisations and individuals choose to study in different ways, which is why we offer various options to complete Abrasive Wheels study.

Open Courses

Open courses are available on specific dates throughout the year. This course is ideal if you have one or two members of staff who require a specific course.

  • Venue - Across the UK via training partners

    This course is available via our trusted training partners, who offer this course at sites across the UK. Please contact us to discuss your needs.

Closed Courses

A closed course is available for your team only. If you have multiple team members who require training, this is logistically easier and cost-effective for upskilling your team.

  • On Site

    This course is delivered by a trainer on-site. If you don’t have a room suitable on your site for training, you may hire a local venue where we can deliver this training to your team members.

  • Stallard Kane Training Room, Gainsborough

    This course is available in our training room in Gainsborough and is suitable for businesses that do not have training facilities.

How do I book or find out more information?

To find out more information or discuss your training needs, talk to our Training Team by calling 01427 420 405 or email or, or use the form below

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