Abrasive Wheels Training

Who is the course aimed at?

Anyone who requires a competence in the mounting truing and dressing of abrasive wheels in accordance with the requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER).

Aims and Objectives of the Course

  • Understand the legal implications of working with grinding equipment. 
  • Describe the main causes of accidents with abrasive wheels and their prevention. 
  • Describe the main characteristics of abrasive wheels from given Manufacturers information. 
  • Recognise unsatisfactory wheel condition. 
  • Understand the requirements for wheel guarding. 
  • Demonstrate the necessary knowledge to mount abrasive wheels correctly. 
  • True and dress abrasive wheels demonstrating knowledge of wheel conditions requiring dressing and tools and techniques involved. 
  • Understand the need for and how to balance an abrasive wheel. 
  • Appreciate the correct methods for storage and handling of abrasive wheels


Classroom tuition with multiple choice question assessment.


 ½ day (looking at angle & bench grinders) or 1 day (with the addition of wheel balancing & truing, reciprocal/surface grinding).


A certificate of training 

Delegate experience: 

None Required

PPE required: 

Site required PPE

Group Maximum:


Please contact for further information

Jeremy Roberts or Louise Robson in the Commercial Department on 01706 631417.  
Email:  jroberts@rochdaletraining.co.uk or lrobson@rochdaletraining.co.uk