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Abrasive Wheels Course

Almost half of all accidents involving abrasive wheels are due to operator error or unsafe systems of work. This course will provide the information to help you operate wheels safely.

The use of abrasive wheels is regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) This Act states that it is a legal requirement for those using potentially dangerous equipment to be appropriately trained. Almost half of all accidents are due to operator error or unsafe systems.

Who is this Online Abrasive Wheels course for?

This online course is ideal for workers who handle abrasive wheels and require the knowledge to operate, assemble or move them safely.

Course aim

To provide the knowledge needed that is necessary to handle angle grinders, bench grinders and pedastal grinders safely and competently, an essential requirement for all who use abrasive wheels in the course of their work.

Abrasive Wheels Course content

This online course covers the following topics

  • Define an abrasive wheel and its different types
  • Appreciate the key characteristics of abrasive wheels
  • Correctly mount and assemble abrasive wheels
  • Inspect and test abrasive wheels before use
  • Recognise common hazards associated with abrasive wheels
  • Take appropriate action when using abrasive wheels

Online Course duration

The average time required to complete the learning is approximately 30 minutes, however the course is designed to go at the pace of the learner and can be completed in more time if needed.


The online assessment for the course consists of 15 multiple choice questions. In order to be successful, candidates must achieve a 75% pass mark to obtain the certificate.

Abrasive Wheels Course Certification

On successful completion of the course assessment, the candidate will be able to print/save their online Abrasive Wheels Course certificate. In addition to this, an email is sent to the candidate containing a link to the certificate.

This is the simplest, most convenient way to achieve compliance. Also, a QR code has been added to the certificate, which can be scanned by a smartphone to establish the certificate’s validity.

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Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Tablet or Mobile
  • 15 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 30 Minute Duration