Abrasive Wheels (Approved by CPD and IIRSM)
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
This course covers the anatomy of an abrasive wheel, the dangers associated with their use, Storage
and handling and much more.
Number of lessons
|Course||Module Number||Module Name||Pass % Required|
|Abrasive Wheels||1||Introducing Abrasive Wheels||70|
|Abrasive Wheels||2||The Anatomy of an Abrasive Wheel||70|
|Abrasive Wheels||3||The Dangers of Abrasive Wheels||70|
|Abrasive Wheels||4||Abrasive Wheel Safety||70|
|Abrasive Wheels||5||Safe Speeds||70|
|Abrasive Wheels||6||Other Wheel Markings||70|
|Abrasive Wheels||7||Storage and Handling||70|
|Abrasive Wheels||8||Checking and Testing||70|
|Abrasive Wheels||9||Training and Certification||70|
|Abrasive Wheels||11||Course Summary||70|