Abrasive Wheels Training Course

Abrasive Wheels Training Course

This abrasive wheels training course is legally required for all those who are involved in the Enquiry formpurchase & selection, 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.

Next Course dates: 1st of Decemberabrasive wheels tools table

Course Duration: 3.5 Hours          

Times: 9.30 AM – 1.00 PM

Venue: Online via Live Virtual Classroom

The Abrasive Wheels Training Course can also be delivered to your premises at any time.

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This course is designed to instruct employees in the theory and practice of safe use of Abrasive Wheels to comply with the “Abrasive Wheels Regulations 1982” (SI 30 / 1982).

Abrasive Wheels Training Course Objectives

Upon completion of this training participants will be able to:-

  • Safely store and identify abrasive wheels
  • Be able to select the appropriate wheel use
  • Be able to inspect and recognize damaged wheels
  • Be able to mount an abrasive wheel
  • Understand the hazards and risks when using abrasive wheels

Abrasive Wheels Training Course Content

  • Abrasive wheels regulations
  • Identifying the hazards of working with abrasive wheels
  • Selecting the correct wheel for the job
  • Inspection & testing of abrasive wheels
  • Guarding of grinding and cutting operations
  • Dressing and truing of abrasive wheels
  • Functions of components, flanges, blotters, etc
  • Differences between grinding and cutting operations
  • Safe mounting of the abrasive wheel 

Guardian Safety Trainers

Guardian Safety is a QQI registered training provider and all our trainers are fully qualified Abrasive Wheels Instructors. All course instructors hold “Train the Trainer” certification and are qualified health and safety practitioners.

Maximum Participants Per Course: 8 max


Assessment is by a theory and practical test. 


Guardian Safety’s “Abrasive Wheels Certificate” is awarded to participants on the successful completion of the course. 

Refresher Training & Certification Validity Period

Refresher Training is recommended at intervals not greater than 3 years.

Special Instructions for This Course

Any special needs/requirements should be identified at the time of booking. 


“Excellent insight into the dangers of using equipment on site and at home.”

– I. Brennan

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How to Book

Email                    info@guardiansafety.ie

Phone                   01-4243013

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