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Abrasive Wheels

1 day course
Theory 210 minutes
Practical 120 minutes
Assessment 30 minutes

NB: Breaks for refreshments are included in this overall total

This Abrasive Wheels course is for anyone who’s work involves the operation of abrasive wheels – such as bench grinders, pedestal grinders or angle grinders.

This training course will teach delegates how to use equipment safely – so the risk to themselves and others can be minimised.

Due to the nature of the training course and the emphasis placed on communication, there is only a provision for the assessments to be undertaken in English. Therefore, candidates for this type of training must be able to understand and speak the English language. 

On this half-day course – delegates will learn what legislation requires of those who work with abrasive wheels. This course will also teach delegates how to mount and use abrasive wheels safely – and is based on the ‘Abrasive Wheel Operations in the Wood Industry (PROSM009).

This course is taught via lectures, demonstrations and practical activity which includes inspecting and operating equipment safely.

After completing this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand how to operate abrasive wheels
  • Demonstrate and operate abrasive wheels 

To view the full course timetable click here

This course is taught by highly experienced instructors – all of whom have the completed regulated training and assessor awards in health and safety.

Delegates must successfully complete a multiple-choice written test to pass this course. After passing this course, delegates will receive an industry recognised MRS Training & Rescue certificate.

Certification lasts for 3 years.


1 trainer to 10 candidates (1:10):

  • Theory training
  • Practical training and assessment

If you book this course online, you can pay for the course by debit or credit card.

If you wish to pay via an invoice, please enquire about the course and our team will contact you to complete the booking.

Courses start at 8.45am and finishes at about 1.00pm

No - appropriate PPE will be provided

Course materials and a hot drink

MRS certificates are emailed within a week of the course being completed.

Joining instructions are sent by email – which are usually received on the same day but always within 48 hours of booking.

Yes - subject to our terms and conditions.

Yes, free parking is available at all our UK training centres for course candidates.

Very good course, staff were excellent, both trained staff and administrative staff during the booking stage of the course.
PBB Contracts Ltd
Have used MRS services on numerous occasions and will continue to do so without any hesitation. I cannot fault the training provided or the provisions supplied.”
Delyn Packaging Limited
I would like to record my thanks to Derek for the delivery of the recent abrasive wheel courses. All of the guys have commented on the quality of delivery, the depth of knowledge, the level of engagement, and the fact they all enjoyed the course (a bit of feedback I don’t hear very often!). Please pass on our thanks to Derek, and we look forward to welcoming him back to Stanton Bonna."
Thomas Greaves, , SHEQ Manager, Stanton Bonna
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The Benefits

  • We are a leading authority in confined space and at height technical rescue and we never rest in our goal to keep people safe.

  • We practice what we preach – our trainers are also operational rescue team members – so have real life stories to make the theory come alive.

  • We deliver best-in-class training so that anyone attending courses leaves capable of applying the knowledge to real-life situations.

  • Most of our courses are highly practical and feedback from delegates is excellent.

  • Nationwide service from our eight Training and Rescue Centres across the UK.

  • Are employed by us and trained to our own exacting standards.

  • Have real-life experience of working in high-risk environments and often share these with candidates.

  • Understand recognised learning styles and quickly adapt their delivery based on the needs of those being trained.

  • Ensure delegates are engaged by punctuating training with tests, quizzes and practical sessions.

  • Where possible, include information specific to delegates’ working practices so they leave ready to apply the learning in their day-to day roles.

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