Abrasive wheels training course

A Lantra awards certificated training course covering hand held electrical, hand held engine driven and bench mounted abrasive wheels.

Duration: one day

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At the end of this course the learner should be able to:

  • Identify the health and safety requirements for abrasive wheel operation
  • Carry out a risk assessment and implement control measures, including emergency procedures
  • Understand the legislative requirements and responsibilities of abrasive wheel operations
  • Understand the characteristics of abrasives and their uses
  • Understand and interpret the marking system of abrasive wheels
  • Understand how to handle and store abrasive wheels
  • Understand how to select and check abrasive wheels before use
  • Understand and identify what speeds should be adhered to in wheel selection
  • Identify the main components and understand their functions
  • Mount an abrasive wheel and /or a diamond wheel
  • Understand the difference between truing and dressing a wheel (bench grinders)
  • Dress a wheel and identify dressers (bench grinders)
  • Adjust work rests correctly (bench grinders)
  • Use operating precautions and be aware of avoiding hazardous conditions
  • Carry out daily maintenance on petrol powered machines (disc cutter and cut-off saws)
  • Operate the equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.

Cost: £155pp

Last updated: 20 August 2018 14:08:45