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Abrasive Wheels Instructor Course

Candidates will learn the necessary skills and knowledge about the laws, risks, types, manufacture and information on abrasive wheels as well as handling, storage, operation and regulations involved in using various types of abrasive wheels (grinders, consaws, etc). The candidate will learn how to structure and deliver an Abrasive Wheels course and assess learners of their knowledge and skills.

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It is the law that you must have an abrasive wheel certificate in order to change the wheel on your grinder, consaw etc. Employers have a duty of care to ensure that all employees are adequately trained and capable of carrying out the tasks assigned to them. The Abrasive Wheel course helps employers meet their legal duties, as a schedule of training is a legal requirement for all those who mount abrasive wheels. Practical demonstrations and exercises are at the core of this course.

Course Content:

  • Legislation related to Abrasive Wheels
  • Accidents involving Abrasive wheels
  • Types of abrasive Wheels
  • Manufacture of Abrasive Wheels
  • Information on Abrasive Wheels
  • Handling & Storage of Abrasive Wheels
  • Components of Abrasive Wheels
  • Noise, Vibration and Dust Regulations.
  • Dressing & Truing of Abrasive Wheels
  • Structuring an Abrasive Wheels training course
  • Delivering an Abrasive Wheels course
  • Assessing learners knowledge and skills.

Resource Materials:
We will supply a USB Memory Stick to all trainees containing all the materials required for them to deliver their own Abrasive Wheels Safety Awareness Training.

This will include:

  • Abrasive Wheels Safety Awareness Course PowerPoint
  • Trainee Theory and Practical Assessment Sheets
  • Case Studies and photos of abrasive wheel accidents and incidents
  • H.S.A. links and content for Health & Safety Legislation in Ireland in relation to Abrasive Wheels.

On Inquiry.

Candidate Requirements:

  • A good understanding of written and oral English.
  • Wear comfortable clothes.

Post Training Support:
Successful participants will receive an Instructor Card and Certificate. We provide ongoing support and advise and welcome participants to sit in and participate in future training courses. This helps those participants who may require further experience to confidently deliver their own training. Successful participants will be registered and listed on a new Training Instructors website currently being developed. They can opt out of this service should they wish.

Tea, Coffee and Lunch is provided every day on all full day courses.