Abrasive Wheel Training Course.

Training dates.

February 11th. Time 6.00 to 8.00 pm 

March 31st. Time 6.00 to 8.00 pm

April 14th. Time 6.00 to 8.00 pm

April 28th. Time 6.00 to 8.00 pm

Cost. €80 (Group rates available)

Location. Midleton, Co Cork.

Book a place. 087-6792295

Available on other dates for groups.

Abrasive Wheel Training Course.

All First aid offer operator training which is required under legislation.

This abrasive wheels training course is legally required for all those who are involved in the purchase & selection, storage & handling, mounting, dressing and use of abrasive wheels. This includes either fixed (e.g. Bench grinders or polishers) or portable (e.g. angle grinders) abrasive wheels.

This course is designed to instruct employees in the theory and practice of safe use of Abrasive Wheels to comply with the “Abrasive Wheels Regulations 1982” (SI 30 / 1982).


All First Aid ‘Abrasive wheel certificate’ is awarded to participants on successful completion of course.

Certification is valid for three years.

Abrasive Wheels Training Course Objectives

On completion of this training participants will be able to:-

Safely store and identify abrasive wheels

Be able to select the appropriate wheel use

Be able to inspect and recognise damaged wheels

Be able to mount an abrasive wheel

Understand the hazards and risks when using abrasive wheels

Abrasive Wheels Training Course Content

Abrasive wheels regulations

Identifying the hazards working with abrasive wheels

Selecting the correct wheel for the job

Inspection & testing of abrasive wheels

Guarding of grinding and cutting operations

Dressing and truing of abrasive wheels

Functions of components, flanges, blotters etc

Differences between grinding and cutting operations

Safe mounting of the abrasive wheel

Target Audience

The course is intended for fitters and operators who use abrasive wheels, as defined in legislation.


Assessment is by a theory and practical test.