Course Description

Abrasive Wheels

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Abrasive Wheels


Abrasive Wheels is designed to give you a firm understanding of abrasive wheel applications that include hand-held grinding, precision grinding, non-precision grinding and hand-held grinders. They are often used to make preliminary cuts, complete work, for finishing and fine polishing at various stages. You may directly use abrasive wheels in your line of work or employ individuals who use it in your place of work. When it comes to using such tools it is important to ensure that health and safety is always at the forefront, so that it reduces the chance of accidents. Abrasive Wheels demonstrate the anatomy of an abrasive wheel and the dangers related to its usage. You will learn how to store abrasive wheels using the proper storing protocols. Abrasive wheels are used for different tasks according to its characteristics. There are risks to using these tools and this course aims to provide a safe way to use them correctly and for the right tasks.

There are key modules fully explored in this course to provide an understanding of control measures that should be implemented when using abrasive wheels in order to minimise the risk of injury. There are adequate health and safety procedures you must follow to protect yourself and others from undue risks and hazards.

Abrasive Wheels offers practical advice and guidance for workers on how to use portable tools with abrasive or cutting wheels. The course complies with the requirements of the relevant regulations and legislations, and it is CPD certified & IIRSM approved which demonstrates to potential employers that you are continually developing yourself, and will make you a desirable candidate in the building and construction industries.

Learning Outcomes

  • Have a clear understanding of the anatomy of an abrasive wheel
  • Learn the dangers associated with using abrasive wheels
  • Learn about storage and handling of abrasive wheels
  • Learn how to correctly and safely use abrasive wheels

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lessons at any time.

Awarding Bodies


CPD is a leading awarding body in the United Kingdom that meets an excellent standard of high quality education. CPD is committed towards the enhancement of proficiency and personal skills in order to develop learners’ skills and abilities. CPD ensures that both practical and academic qualifications assist individuals to re-skill or up-skill and maintain a competitive advantage in their chosen industry.


The International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) provides practical training, education and resources for individuals who want to gain employment in a wide array of sectors such as compliance, crisis management, project management, health and safety and risk management. This is a professional body that offers learners Associate status, Member Status and Fellow status.

Who Should Attend

  • Individuals who use abrasive wheels
  • Individuals who employ those who use abrasive wheels as a part of their work
  • The course is relevant to those who use bench grinders, angle grinders and pedestal grinders

Method of Assessment

In order to qualify in the course ‘Abrasive Wheels’ successfully, learners will take an online test. This online test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Pass Mark: 70%


Upon the successful completion of the course, you will be awarded multiple Certificates for ‘Abrasive Wheels’ by CPD & IIRSM.

College Name 1 Training
Course Category Construction
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 19
Course Duration Guided Learning Hours 22
Entry Requirements • Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy. • A sound educational background is recommended)
Career Path • Construction Worker – £45,000 (Approximately) • Welder – £46,000 (Approximately) • Builder – £45,000 (Approximately) • Operations Engineer – £60,000 (Approximately)
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