Health and Safety

Abrasive Wheels



Open Course at our training centre £85 + Vat (See book a course)

Price of Course on-site or 5 or more: £450 + vat for up to 12 people

Duration of Course: 4 hours


Abrasive wheels training is required both for operators and those who change abrasive wheels under PUWER 1998 and the HSAW act.


Who should attend?

This half day course meets the requirements for anyone who is to be designated by an employer as a competent person to Mount and use abrasive wheels.

About the Course:

There is a legal requirement for anyone who needs to Change abrasive wheels to be trained in accordance with a Code of practice and in line with; The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER). 

Course Content:

  • Course induction
  • Relevant legislation/approved advisory literature
  • Characteristics of abrasive wheels
  • Hazards arising from the use of abrasive wheels
  • Methods of marking, testing, handling and storage
  • Wheel mounting
  • Truing and dressing
  • Work rest adjustment
  • Fault finding
  • Personal protective equipment regulations and other
  • Relevant legislation.