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This is a classroom-based course which ensures that delegates are competent and safe when using a range of abrasive wheels. The tutor will tailor the course for those who are present, focusing on the abrasive wheels, grinding, and cutting tools needed by delegates.
How long is the Abrasive Wheels course?
Who should attend the Abrasive Wheels course?
People who use abrasive wheels or other grinding and cutting tools, including basic handheld or bench tools, or people who need a complete introduction to the equipment.
Is the Abrasive Wheels course accredited?
SB Skills Solutions In-House Accreditation
When does my Abrasive Wheels certificate expire?
Is this course CITB Grant claimable?
You can claim up to £30 as long as you provide us with your CITB Levy number either at the time of booking or on the day of the course.
There are no requirements for entry on this course. Delegates should advise the tutor before the course starts on the kind of abrasive wheels, cutting, or grinding equipment their occupation requires so the tutor can tailor the course accordingly.
Nearly a half all accidents involving the use of abrasive wheels are caused by unsafe working systems or operator mistakes. The abrasive wheels training course from SB Skills Solutions Ltd is a 3-hour course designed to overcome these potential hazards.
The course ensures that participants meet government abrasive wheel regulations. By the end of the course, attendees will be able to safely use handheld and bench operated cutting wheels. They will have a clear understanding of relevant Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regulations and will be able to identify and mitigate potential hazards.
SB Skills Solutions Ltd is a leading provider of health and safety training. Based in Lancashire, we offer the latest training and knowledge to individuals as well as groups of employees. Our fully accredited training centre and highly qualified instructors deliver effective and efficient training, used by companies ranging from SMEs to global industrial organisations. Browse our courses or call us with any questions you have about the courses that we offer.
The highly qualified instructor will tailor the content of the course to participant requirements. There are no student requirements for the abrasive wheels course. Participants are asked to inform the tutor of the level of experience they have on the day of the course.
Who Should Take The Abrasive Wheels Training Course?
The course is suitable to anybody that works with abrasive wheels, cutting or grinding equipment. The course is suited to those that have some previous experience of the equipment, as well as those that are looking for a complete introduction.
The course meets the training requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER 98). Students will learn to identify potential hazards and overcome them. They will be taught to identify the correct Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ensure that it is maintained properly and used safely.
What Will Participants Learn?
The abrasive wheels training course is a combination of theoretical and practical training. Tutor led demonstrations are combined with a practical element that teaches how to safely change abrasive disks.
Participants will learn the legal requirements concerning cutting wheel safety. They will be able to set and change abrasive wheels. On completion, attendees will meet abrasive wheels regulations and operate cutting disks in a safe manner.
- Abrasive Wheel Regulations
- Identification of abrasive wheel types
- Understanding the marking system of an abrasive wheel
- Hazard identification and mitigation
- Identification and use of personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Storage and handling of abrasive disks
- Abrasive wheels risk assessment
- Wheel maintenance and handling
- Dressing and balancing
The course lasts 3 hours and consists of both tutor led theoretical and practical elements. Participants do not need any prior experience or qualifications in the use of abrasive wheels. Attendees will have to recertify within a 3-year period to ensure they meet regulations. The course is 3B Training accredited. A CITB grant of up to £30 is available to attendees that provide their CITB Levy number at the time of booking or on the day of the course.
Abrasive Wheel Training From SB Skills Solutions Ltd
SB Skills Solutions Ltd is a national provider of specialist health and safety training courses. We deliver both theoretical and practical training, are fully accredited, and our instructors and tutors are highly experienced with industry experience. Browse our full selection of training courses on our website or, if you have any questions about any of the courses or services we offer, call on 01695 558420 and speak to one of our experienced team.
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