Abrasive Wheels Online Course

Abrasive Wheels Online Course

1-2 Hours1-2 Hours
Interactive Interactive
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This abrasive wheels online training course will provide an introduction on how to work safely with abrasive wheels.  The training will be particularly relevant to those who use angle grinders, bench grinders and pedestal grinders.  This health and safety course won't cover any specific grinding machinery, although the health and safety information provided throughout will still be applicable.

This training course will enable you to understand the risks and control measures which can be put in place to prevent injury and ill-health.  As an introductory level course no pre-requisite training is required. Experience of using abrasive wheels would be advantageous.


At the end of this online training course students will understand:

  • How to identify different types of abrasive wheels and associated equipment
  • The legal responsibilities placed on manufacturers, employers and employees
  • How to carry out a risk assessment of abrasive wheels
  • What control measures can be put in place to reduce the risks associated with abrasive wheels
  • How to safely handle, store, mount and use the main types of abrasive wheels


This online course will cover the following subjects:

  • An introduction to abrasive wheels
  • Risk assessments
  • Safe practices
  • Abrasive wheels hazards and controls


At the end of the course you will be required to complete an online assessment consisting of 20 multiple choice questions.  The pass rate is 80% or higher and answers are automatically marked so you’ll know instantly whether you passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

You’ll receive a CPD certified digital certificate straight away.

Who is this Course for?

This online training course is suitable for employees who will be using abrasive wheels within their work activities. Previous use of abrasive wheels will be advantageous. 

This online training course is ideal, but not limited to, people working in positions such as:

  • Site Managers / Supervisors
  • Welder
  • Carpenter / Joiner / Fitter
  • Electrician
  • Builder / Construction worker
  • Bricklayer
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