Abrasive Wheels / Power Hand Tools Combined - Training Plus - Health & Safety Courses

Depends on number of candidates

Abraisive Wheels:
The aim of this course is to train people in the skills and knowledge needed to achieve the standards of competency required to carry out the pre-use inspection and safe and correct fitting of abrasive wheels in the workplace.

Portable Power Tools:
The aim of this course is to train people in the skills and knowledge needed to achieve the standards of competency required to carry out pre-use inspection and safe and correct use of Portable Power Tools in the workplace.

The Abrasive Wheels training course consists of theory instruction including:-

  • Statutory Instruments & Standards
  • Types of Wheels
  • Analysis of Accidents
  • Wheel Markings and BS Marking System
  • Wheel Components and Manufacture
  • Storage, Handling and Transportation
  • Methods of Testing
  • Blotters, Flanges and Locknuts
  • Wheel Dressing and Adjustment of Rest
  • Machine Inspections
  • Personal Protective Equipment requirements
  • Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) and Noise at Work
  • Written Test Paper
  • Practical Sessions / Appraisals

The Portable Power Tools training course consist of a theory instruction including:-

  • Statutory Instruments & Standards
  • Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work
  • Analysis of Accidents
  • Safeguarding of Machinery at Work (FIATT)
  • Pre Use Inspections
  • Safe operation of hand operated power tools, including Hazards and Precautions
  • After Use Checks
  • Equipment Inspection, Testing and Maintenance requirements
  • Personal Protective Equipment requirements
  • Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) and Noise at Work
  • Written Test Paper
  • Appraisals

 

The training is intended to benefit individuals involved with inspecting and mounting Abrasive Wheels at work along with using or managing the use of Portable Power Tools.

Delegates are required to bring suitable PPE with them on this course.

No formal qualifications or experience is necessary for this course.

Do I need to pay for my training before I do it?

Yes you do, you can pay online when you book your course, or call 0845 872 3411 and pay with a credit card over the phone. Customers with credit terms, please call Training Plus to book your course on 0845 872 3411.

Are there any car parking spaces available?

Yes, there are a lot of car parking spaces available in the area surounding the training centre.

What accommodation is available?

There are a variety of hotels and B & B’s in the area. There is a list available to assist you with booking your stay.

Can you cater for students with special needs?

Yes, but as with all special requirements that differ from the norm, please make us aware of your requirements and we will do our best to provide the appropriate support.

Am I going to feel safe during my course participation?

Beside the fact that our staff and the environment of the school will make you feel happy and safe, CCTV is operating in most of the school’s areas

“I’m getting on a bit” Is it like going back to school and will I feel out of place?”

Not at all. A large percentage of our learners are mature students simply keeping up to date with current standards. Everybody is made to feel welcome in the centre.

What is an Abrasive Wheel?

An Abrasive Wheel is a cylinder, disk, wheel or cone which has abrasive particles designed to grind, cut, polish, etc.

Who needs to attend an Abrasive Wheel course?

Personnel who engage in inspecting or mounting abrasive wheels would benefit this course.

Who is the Accrediting Body?

None. This is a Non-Accredited course.

Does my portable electric equipment have to be tested every year?

No, it is not a legal requirement to test your equipment every year, but the Electricity at Work Regulations require that any equipment which may cause injury must be maintained in a safe condition.

 

The Certification

You will receive a Certificate of Completion after successful completion.