Abrasive Wheels (Fixed and Portable Machine)

What You Study

Qualification: College Certification

After attending the course employees will be able to safely select and fit the correct wheels to both hand held and fixed machines. The aim of the course is to enable the candidates to understand the need for the correct selection and fitting of grinding wheels to the appropriate machine types.

The course includes:

  • Legal requirements
  • Types of abrasive materials
  • Selection of the correct type of wheel / disc
  • Correct fitting of wheel / disc to the appropriate machine
  • Balancing, trueing and dressing of wheels (fixed)
  • Noise and vibration hazards
  • Practice in fitting wheels
  • PPE Requirements

There is a practical element in the workshop followed by an assessment

Duration and Attendance

Short Course (Half day)


On Site on customer premises or Rosyth Campus, Wood Road, Rosyth Business Park, Rosyth, KY11 2EA

Entry Requirements

No prerequisites.


Candidates are advised to update their skills every 3-5 years dependent on their level of competency.

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