Course Description

This Abrasive Wheels Training course is delivered by a Qualified Instructor.  It is intended for fitters and operators who are involved in the selection, purchase, storage, handling, mounting, dressing and use of abrasive wheels. This includes either fixed (e.g. Bench grinders or polishers) or portable (e.g. angle grinders) abrasive wheels.

It is the responsibility of all employers, where Abrasive Wheels are in use, to ensure that only trained, competent and appointed personnel mount the appropriate wheels in the machines.

Course Content 

  • Identification of abrasive wheels
  • Safe storage of abrasive wheels
  • Appropriate wheel use
  • Damage inspection
  • Mounting an abrasive wheel
  • Hazards and risks when using abrasive wheels

Who Should Attend

  • Any person who is involved in or will be involved in the selection, purchase, storage, handling, mounting, dressing or use of abrasive wheels.


  • In class practical assessment by Tutor
  • In class written assessment by Tutor

Entry Requirements

Participants must:

  • have a good understanding of both written and verbal English
  • bring photo ID with them

Course Summary

Duration:             2.5 hours

Accreditation:    Carnew Training & Consultancy In-House Certificate

Validity:               Certificate is valid for 3 years

Cost:                      €60 per person (May Qualify for DSP Funding – Please enquire for further details)

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