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Abrasive Wheels Training

Further Information | Course
30 minutes
Trade Skills, Safe Systems of Work
Course Provider
Mintra UK
Course Type
Elearning course
£40.00 exc. local taxes
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Further Information - Abrasive Wheels Training


Who is this course for?

This course is aimed towards all personnel who use abrasive wheels in the workplace.

Is previous experience required?

No previous experience is required to complete this course.

How will this course benefit me?

This course aims to provide all relevant personnel with the knowledge required to understand the hazards and controls associated with the use of abrasive wheels.

How will this course benefit my company?

The course will benefit companies by providing personnel with knowledge of how to avoid risks and hazards when using abrasive wheels, subsequently reducing accidents and injuries in the workplace.

What standards are referred to in this course?

• Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER)

Is there an assessment?

Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Learning Objectives

• Explain what is meant by the term ‘Abrasive Wheel’

• Explain the legislative requirements for abrasive wheels

• Give examples of different types of abrasive wheels

• Explain how abrasive wheels operate

• Explain the importance of using guards during grinding operations

• Explain the requirements for portable and hand-held grinding machines

• Explain the main hazards of grinding operations

• Give examples of common problems faced when using abrasive wheels

• Explain what the PPE requirements are during grinding operations

• Identify the safety measures that must be in place during grinding operations


Exam in the e-learning course

System Requirements

• Internet access - users will need a device with a web browser and internet connection

• System - runs on computers, tablets and mobile devices using Windows 7 and above and MAC OS devices running IOS 11 and above

• Browsers - Edge, Chrome, Firefox and Safari

• Minimum browser size - none

• Audio - requires device speaker or headphones