Abrasive Wheels

Abrasive Wheels

Course Info

Course Duration: Half Day
Attendees: 1-10
Pre-requisites: None

Intended For

Anyone who currently or will operate cut off saws and grinders


Advance Training Certificates

Refresher Period

3 Yearly

Additional Information

This course covers the correct mounting of discs using plant such as Stihl Saws & angle grinders. It can be delivered at our training centre in Livingston or on site at client premises if suitable.
CITB Grant is available to eligible companies

Recommended Progression

Renewal every 3 years

Course Aims

• Demonstrate an understanding of responsibilities under relevant legislation.
• Select and mount appropriate disc/wheel for the work in hand.
• Correctly use the machine/s.
• Dress the wheel.

Course Summary

• Relevant regulations/legislation
• Introduction to the equipment
• Practical use of machine/s
• Hand Arm Vibration
• Cutting and grinding of various objects with various machines
• Hazards and precautions to be observed when using abrasive wheels and cutting discs
• Dust suppression
• Examination of abrasive wheels
• Mounting of abrasive wheels
• Personal Protective Equipment
• Types and functions of wheels and discs
• Selection, testing and mounting of wheels and discs
• Care, maintenance, transport, handling and storage of wheels and discs

Available Dates

  1. Tue, 29th Nov 2022 at 12:30pm
    Duration 1/2 day afternoon
  2. Wed, 7th Dec 2022 at 12:30pm
    Duration 1/2 day afternoon
  3. Tue, 20th Dec 2022 at 8:30am
    Duration 1/2 day afternoon
  4. Mon, 23rd Jan 2023 at 8:30am
    Duration 1/2 day afternoon


10 Caputhall Road, Deans Industrial Estate, Livingston, EH54 8AS