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Abrasive Wheels

Approved by IIRSM & CPD

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


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.


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

This course contains 11 modules:

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

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Up to date Website Browser (Chrome, Firefox & Safari work best)

  • Up to date video drivers

  • 1GB Ram

  • 3MBps download Broadband minimum

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

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