Abrasive Wheels


There are a wide range of tools and processes that use abrasive wheels and ensuring these are used correctly and safely is important. Applications range from hand grinding to disc cutting. They can be used at all stages of a work process, for making preliminary cuts and scores in materials, or for fine polishing and finishing. Different wheels will have different properties and characteristics suitable for particular tasks. They also have different weaknesses and can pose different hazards and risks in handling and use. It important that the correct abrasive wheel for the job is selected and used with the right machinery.

Target Audience

This course is for anyone who uses abrasive wheels, or employs people who use abrasive wheels as part of their work

Course Aims

This course covers the anatomy of an abrasive wheel, the dangers associated with their use, Storage and handling and much more.


This course consists of 11 modules:-

  • Introducing Abrasive Wheels
  • The Anatomy of an Abrasive Wheel
  • The Dangers of Abrasive Wheels
  • Abrasive Wheel Safety
  • Safe Speeds
  • Other Wheel Markings
  • Storage and Handling
  • Checking and Testing
  • Training and Certification
  • Inspections
  • Course Summary


On successful completion of the course a certificate of completion can be downloaded

Course Duration

100 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Course fees

£25.00 per licence. Discounts available on purchases in multiples of 15 licences or more.

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