Abrasive Wheels Training - Online Course

This course is aimed at anyone who uses abrasive wheels, or employs people who use abrasive wheels as part of their work.

Approved by IIRSM & CPD

This course covers the anatomy of an abrasive wheel, the dangers associated with their use, Storage and handling and much more.

Our RoSPA, IATP, IFE, IIRSM & CPD approved courses are owned by VideoTile Learning Ltd and are distributed under licence

Course Description

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, it’s important that you always select the right abrasive wheel for the job and use it with the right machinery.

Suitable For?







This online training course is suitable for anyone who will be or is currently using abrasive wheels from time to time or in their daily activities.

Course Content

  • Module 1 - Introducing Abrasive Wheels
  • Module 2 - The Anatomy of an Abrasive Wheel
  • Module 3 - The Dangers of Abrasive Wheels
  • Module 4 - Abrasive Wheel Safety
  • Module 5 - Safe Speeds
  • Module 6 - Other Wheel Markings
  • Module 7 - Storage and Handling
  • Module 8 - Checking and Testing
  • Module 9 - Training and Certification
  • Module 10 - Inspections
  • Module 11 - Course Summary

Duration: 100 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Further Progression

We offer a wide range of health and safety courses that would be appropriate for people working as safety advisors, facilities managers, production managers, supervisors and any other person who may have a role to play in the management of day-to-day health and safety issues.

Some recommendations, Basic Fire Safety Awareness, Behavioural Safety, Electrical Safety, Fire Extinguisher, Emergency First Aid at Work - Online Annual Refresher, or  Introduction to Risk Assessmen online course.

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