Abrasive Wheel Awareness and Hand Held Cutting Saws

Course Aim

The course will provide you with the basic skills, knowledge and information to safely carry out safe and effective operation of the equipment.

Training Methods

This course is a practical based session with an amount of theory to backup all H&S requirements. Learners will be required to demonstrate their skills in a range of scenarios and prove competence.

Course Content

  • Relevant legislation
  • What are the Hazards
  • Duty of care
  • Risk assessments and safe system of work
  • Understanding the equipment used and identify the key components
  • Risk of electrocution
  • Vibration
  • Marking system and tool specifications
  • Safety checks before use
  • Correct PPE
  • Storage of equipment
  • Practical assessment
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Abrasive Wheel Awareness and Hand Held Cutting Saws

Who Should Attend

This programme is designed for employees, supervisors, and managers operating abrasive wheels in various scenarios for non precision machines.

Fully funded training available on this course, eligibility check required.



6 maximum of number novice tests

Course Duration is 1 day 

6 maximum refresher tests 


Additional Information

This training can be carried out at clients’ premises but full equipment and safety checked tools must be available, together with full relevant PPE.

Delegates attending this course should be 18+ years and be physically and mentally fit to withstand the rigours of training.


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