There are a wide range of tools and processes that use abrasive wheels and ensuring these are used correctly and safely is of paramount importance. Applications range from hand grinding to disc cutting. They can be used at all stages of a work process, for making preliminary cuts and scores in materials, or for fine polishing and finishing.
Different wheels will have different properties and characteristics suitable for particular tasks. They also have different weaknesses and can pose different risks and hazards in handling and use. For this reason, you must always select the right abrasive wheel for the job and use it with the right machinery. This Online Abrasive Wheels course is aimed at anyone who uses abrasive wheels, or employs people who use abrasive wheels as part of their work.
This course is delivered via our online learning platform and will take approximately 100 minutes to complete.
When undertaking this course it is recommended that learners have sufficient command of the English language in order to complete the course.
This course covers a range of content including:
- Introducing Abrasive Wheels
- The Anatomy of an Abrasive Wheel
- The Dangers of Abrasive Wheels
- Abrasive Wheel Safety
- Safe Speeds
- Other Wheel Markings
- Storage and Handling
- Checking and Testing
- Training and Certification
- Course Summary
This course is delivered by e-learning. We would therefore recommend that you access this course on a desktop or laptop to access your course.
Certificate and Validity
Upon completion of the course candidates will receive a certificate which is available as a PDF (Portable Document Format).