Abrasive Wheels

 

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 right machinery.

 

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Syllabus

  • Introducing Abrasive Wheels
  • The Anatomy of an Abrasive Wheel
  • The Dangers of Abrasive Wheels
  • Abrasive Wheel Safety
  • Safe Speeds
  • Other Wheel Markings
  • Storage and Handling
  • Checking and Testing
  • Training and Certification
  • Inspections
  • Course Summary

Assessment

This course is assessed wholly online, with interactive tutor lead questions. Questions are multiple choice and learners are required to achieve a pass mark of 70% before being allowed to proceed to the next module.

Learners are permitted three attempts at passing a module, before being considered for referral. Don’t worry! the video training material can be reviewed as many times as you like before taking the multiple choice questions.

Your certificate will be available to print after successful completion of all modules.

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