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: 18th of Mayabrasive wheels tools table

Course Duration: 3.5 Hours          

Times: 1.30 pm – 5.00 pm

Venue: C1 Centre Point, Business Park, Dublin 12


The Abrasive Wheels Training Course can also be delivered at 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

On 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 recognise 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 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 FETAC 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

Who Should Attend


Assessment is by a theory and practical test. 


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

Refresher Training & Certification Validity Period

Refresher Training is recommended at intervals not greater than 2 years.

Special Instructions for This Course

Any special needs / requirements should be identified at 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

Book on line       Abrasive Wheels Course


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