Abrasive Wheel

Course Aim

To equip candidates with the skills and understanding to change Abrasive Wheels in a safe and efficient manner.

Course Objectives and learning outcomes

By the end of the course the successful candidate will be able to:

  • Inspect each type of Abrasive Wheel.
  • Store, handle and transport wheels correctly.
  • Mount wheels onto grinders
  • Know the correct type and standard of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Understand the Principle of Risk Assessments and know the relevance of statutory regulations, ACOPS and guidance documents.


  • 20 written/oral multi choice questions
  • Practical Assessment


  • National Plant Operators Registration Scheme (Abrasive Wheels)