Abrasive Wheels

Course Information

This course has been designed to give delegates the knowledge and understanding required to change, mount and dress abrasive wheels.

PLEASE NOTE: Price displayed is based on training being held at our Middlesbrough HQ. For training to be delivered at customer premises please contact the Business Development Team on 01642 462266 or email amy.spencer@tte.co.uk

Aims

The course has been designed to give delegates the knowledge and understanding required to change, mount and dress abrasive wheels. You’ll understand the safe use, handling, storage and mounting of all types and classes of abrasive wheels (pedestal and hand-held grinders).

Objectives

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Understand all aspects of abrasive wheels technology
  • Calculate maximum operating and peripheral speeds of abrasive wheels
  • State the minimum mandatory safety requirements relating to the use, changing and mounting of each class of abrasive wheel.
  • Demonstrate competently and safely the changing, mounting and dressing of abrasive wheels.

Course Content

  • Legislation and regulatory requirements
  • Approved advisory literature
  • Hazards arising from the use of abrasive wheels
  • Methods of marking wheels as to type and speed
  • Methods of storage and handling
  • The function of all components used
  • The correct balancing of an abrasive wheel
  • The correct dressing of an abrasive wheel
  • Adjustment of the rest and guards of fixed machine

Assessment Method

The course will be assessed by a 1 hour written/multi-choice examination and practical observation.

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Course Information


Certificate

Successful course delegates will receive a City & Guilds Certificate.


Duration

1 Day


Location

Middlesbrough or Customer Premises


Who is it for

The course should be attended by any personnel who are required to change and mount abrasive wheels in their workplace.


Mandatory

Ideally the delegate would benefit from previous experience in the use of different types of abrasive wheels and associated equipment. There are no age restrictions for delegates attending this course however, delegates under the age of 18 (Young Person’s) who are required to mount abrasive wheels in the workplace must only do so under specific control with adequate levels of supervision. This should be addressed within your company’s specific risk assessment for Young Persons. Course delegates are required to bring photographic identification to the course (i.e. passport/ photo driving licence).


Price

£216.00 + VAT