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Abrasive Wheels Legislation Instructor Course


Two days.


At a MetTECH UK Training Centre or other suitable premises.

Suitable For

Those requiring basic presentation skills to ensure that they can effectively deliver to others the underpinning knowledge required by current legislation.

Course Aims

The aims of the course are to provide delegates with:

  • An understanding of the legislation affecting abrasive wheels as stated in

(a)  The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)

(b)   The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005.

  • Instructional techniques.

Course Content

  • Approved advisory literature relating to the mounting of abrasive wheels.
  • Hazards arising from the use of abrasive wheels.
  • Methods of storing and inspecting abrasive wheels.
  • Selection of the correct wheel as to type, speed, material to be cut, etc.
  • The requirements of the current legislation.
  • Correct procedure for mounting, truing and dressing abrasive wheels on fixed equipment.
  • Correct procedure for mounting depressed centre grinding and cutting discs on portable equipment.
  • Preparing and giving a practical  demonstration.
  • Observation of candidates.
  • Correction of errors and feedback.


MetTECH UK Certificate of Attendance.

For further information, please contact us at:



t: 01324 471411

e: grangemouth@mettech.co.uk

Or contact us on 0800 9 53 54 55