Abrasive Wheel Mounter's Course for Handheld and Bench/Pedestal Grinders

Designed for those using handheld and bench / pedestal grinders.

Course Attendees

This course is suitable for employees such as factory workers, construction workers, vehicle mechanics, panel beaters, mechanical and civil engineers and any person required to mount an abrasive wheel to a portable machine or to bench/pedestal grinders.

Course Background

The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 requires the correctly selected wheel to be properly mounted by a person trained who is both trained for this purpose and considered competent by the employer.

Course Duration

SSG offer this course over half day as a classroom course.

Course Programme

  • Legislation overview – including HASAWA 1974, PUWER, CoSHH and PPE
  • Main hazards and risks during use
  • The storage and care of abrasive wheels – checks prior to, during and after use
  • Wheel markings and types of wheels
  • Truing and dressing bench grinder wheels (if applicable)
  • Practical demonstration of changing wheels

NOTE: This course contains information on the safe use of abrasive wheels. The content covers practical demonstration on changing the wheel but does not provide actual information on how to use the equipment.

Training Certification and Assessment

Delegates will be assessed on their input during the practical exercise and their feedback. An SSG course certificate will be awarded on successful completion of the training and is valid for three years.

Book this course

Open booking

from£130 +VAT

Discounted bundle price per delegate shown above, regular price £145 per delegate

  • Discount rate available for three or more delegates

  • Quick and easy online booking

  • Manage your delegates and certificates online

Private booking

from£625 +VAT

Price per course depends on location, required publications and delegate numbers

  • Location and dates convenient to you

  • Cost effective

  • Bespoke options available

Additional information

  • Abrasive Wheel Mounters Course.pdf