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What is the Abrasive Wheels Course?

The Abrasive Wheels course is a CITB approved half-day course covering all aspects of the use and fitting of abrasive wheels.

Who is the Abrasive Wheels Course Suitable For?

The Abrasive Wheels course is suitable for anyone who fits abrasive wheels to work equipment or uses work equipment fitted with abrasive wheels should take this course to comply with the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations, 1998, and the Heath and Safety at Work Act, 1974.

What’s Included in the Abrasive Wheels Course?

The Abrasive Wheels course content includes:

  • Employer’s and employee’s legal responsibilities
  • Hazards arising from the use of abrasive wheels
  • Methods of marking abrasive wheels
  • Methods of storage, handling and transportation
  • Testing and inspection
  • Methods of mounting on equipment
  • Method of dressing wheels
  • Compounds used in manufacture
  • Accident statistics

Certification and Assessment

Candidates will take a short written test, and receive a course handout summarising the topics covered. Successful candidates will receive a CITB ‘approved’ training certificate and photo ID card.