Abrasive Wheels

Abrasive Wheels Instructor - Course Details

Course intro:

This Abrasive Wheels Instructor training course is a one-day public programme, designed to provide participants with the knowledge, and skills to enable training of workplace operatives in the safe use of abrasive wheels. Since 2016, there has been legal changes to the requirements of this course that every employer and employee needs to be aware of. S.I.No 36/2016


Course content

  • Introduction & Course Objectives
  • Applicable Legislation
  • Safety of use and Range of Wheels & Equipment
  • Range of Hazards & Controls
  • Methods of Inspection & Testing
  • Selecting & Mounting
  • Requirements for PPE
  • Practical part of the course.
  • Questions and Answers
  • Conclude & Evaluation


Course learning outcomes

  • Identify different types of abrasive wheel
  • Identify Hazards and Controls that can be used to prevent accidents
  • Outline the Methods of Testing and Inspection requirements
  • Instruct on the methods of selecting and mounting a variety of wheels
  • Explain Dressing / Maintenance requirements
  • Outline the requirement for appropriate PPE for various tasks
  • Identify methods of assessing competency of learners.


Who is the course intended for:

This Abrasive Wheels Instructor training course is ideal for those that need the knowledge and skills to instruct others in how to use abrasive wheels safely in the workplace.


Entry requirements

Minimum age- 18 years old

Minimum English requirements: Leaners must be able to understand and convey the concepts contained in the programme content.

Another instructor qualification is an advantage but not mandatory.