Participants who have completed this course will be able to

Carry out their own courses training operatives in the safe selection and mounting of abrasive wheels in accordance with the relevant regulations.

Training is Solas approved (Formerly FÁS) and is provided in accordance with the Safety in Industry (Abrasive Wheels) Regulations 1982 (SI No.30/1982).


Entry Requirements

Candidates must have attended a basic Abrasive Wheel course. 


Who should attend?

Learners with an interest in delivering abrasive wheel training.



2 Days


Maximum Number of Candidates 

8 Per Trainer


Course Content in Brief

  • Regulations overview
  • Accidents
  • Types of Wheels
  • Wheel Markings

  • Wheel Manufacture

  • British Standard Marking System

  • Storage

  • Handling and Transportation

  • Methods of Testing

  • Blotters, Flanges, Locknuts, Mounting and Balancing

  • Wheel dressing

  • Adjustment of the rest

  • Requirements of the regulations

  • Structuring and delivering the training

  • Practical assessments

  • Test Paper


Additional Information

The training involves candidate participation with the emphasis on the practical element of the training. On day two the candidate will carry out a practical training session on which they will be assessed.

(Course Includes Instructors notes and OHP Slides on Disk)



National Safety Centre Certificate of Attendance



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