Abrasive Wheels Training Online

£17.50 (ex-VAT)

Our Abrasive Wheels Training Course covers all the different types of abrasive wheel, abrasive wheel safety in their use, and how to identify the types of wheels.

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 hard hand grinding to disc cutting.

Approved by IIRSM and CPD


Aims of the Course

On completion of this Abrasive Wheels Training Course you will be able to:

  • Identify the dangers associated with abrasive wheels
  • Safely store and handle abrasive wheels
  • Effectively reduce the risks and injuries associated with the use of abrasive wheels
  • Correctly use abrasive wheels

Who is our Abrasive Wheels Training Course suitable for?

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

Course Information and Details

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

This Abrasive Wheels Training Course covers the anatomy of an abrasive wheel, the dangers associated with their use, abrasive wheel safety, Storage and handling, and much more.

Would you like to try for free first?

If you would like to try this course first, then register for a FREE trial by clicking the green button below. You will be able to complete the first module completely free, and if you choose to continue, your results will be saved!


The course is divided into 11 video-based interactive modules and includes an assessment at the end of each. There is no time constraint on each module, and you may save your progress at any point.

  • Introducing Abrasive Wheels Training – what are abrasive wheels? The importance of training
  • The Anatomy of an Abrasive Wheel
  • The Dangers of Abrasive Wheels – identifying risks
  • Abrasive Wheels Safety
  • Safe Speeds
  • Other Wheel Markings
  • Storage and Handling
  • Checking and Testing
  • Training and Certification
  • Inspections
  • Course Summary


Duration 100 minutes 
This is based on the amount of video content shown. It does not account for time answering the questions.

At the end of each module, you will have a number of multiple choice questions to answer based on the content that has been presented to you.

You have 3 attempts to pass each module. If you fail after 3 attempts, the module becomes locked and will need to be unlocked by an administrator. You have 3 ‘unlocks’ over the duration of the course. If you use your 3 ‘unlocks’ you will be deemed to have failed the course and no further attempts will be given.


On successful completion of our Abrasive Wheels Training Course, a printable certificate will be made immediately available to you to download via our training portal. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

This course is approved by CPD (Continuing Professional Development) and IIRSM (International Institute of Risk & Safety Management) as providing quality and content-approved training.

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Most people complete this course in 120 minutes

Approved by IIRSM and CPD

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Instantly download your certificate on completion