Abrasive Wheel Regulations

The Abrasive Wheel Regulations Course enables trainees to be able to identify the types of disc and tools appropriate to the Approved Code of Practice and their use and also, to be aware of the hazards if used incorrectly.

Upon completion of the course, operatives will have the theory knowledge in safety and setting up of an abrasive wheel and of the hazards if equipment or PPE are disregarded or used inappropriately.


The basic course syllabus includes…

Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 & ACOPS
Abrasive Wheel Regulations
Types of PPE and their uses
Power Source and Ventilation
Identification of Discs and Safety
Types of Power Tool and Safety Checks
Dust – Hand Arm Vibration and Hazards
Changing of Blades and Truing
Safety Guards and Running Speeds
Huntington Dresser and Stones
Pre Start Check Test
Practical Test
Theory Test
Course closing summary


As with all our courses, we will adapt the course to suit the experience and number of candidates on the course, which may affect the duration.

Refresher Course: 1 day
Novice Operative Course: 1 day

Instructor Machinery Ratio

This course has an instructor – trainee – machinery ratio of…

Up to 8 x Trainees
1 x Instructor
1 x Angle Grinder or Appropriate Tools and Equipment for the Course

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