Abrasive Wheels

An abrasive wheel is usually defined as a wheel consisting of abrasive particles bonded together. The abrasive particles can be a variety substances ranging from diamond to grit and they can be used for cutting or grinding. 

Safety in the use of Abrasive Wheels is legally covered in the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998, which requires persons who use abrasive wheels to be restricted to properly trained people only.  The aim of the course is to provide adequate training for the purposes of Health and Safety  for operators involved in the safe use, handling and storage  of abrasive wheels within their workplace.

Course Types

There is only one course type that covers all candidates regardless of prior experience


The course lengths below show the minimum time it will take to become a competent operator - course lengths may vary from those shown depending on the skill levels and competence of the operator. 

Abrasive Wheels
Category(s) Course Type No. of Candidates       Course Length
Abrasive Wheels          All Course Types     6 1 Day