NPORS 301a – Abrasive Wheel Awareness


This course has been designed to help supervisors and managers of abrasive wheels understand legal responsibilities for themselves and those they supervise/manage.

It explains the types of wheel and equipment along with pre-use checks that should be completed. There is also a small practical session that includes choosing, inspecting and fitting the wheel for a specific task on a variety of equipment.


Awarding Body:  – National Plant Operators Registration Scheme
Location: Our place or yours – anywhere in the UK !
Duration: Half Day
Delegates: Maximum of 6 People
Course Content: – Introduction and Aims
– Legislation & Guidance
– What is an abrasive wheel?
– Equipment for use with an abrasive wheel
– Abrasive wheel characteristics & cutting action
– Abrasive wheel composition & marking system
– Wheel & spindle speeds
– Inspection, handling, storage & transport
– Personal Protective Equipment
– Abrasive wheel components
– Hazards / Risk Assessment
– Fitting of an abrasive wheel
– Bench Grinder (Optional)
– Angle Grinder (Optional)
– Chopsaw (Optional)
– Petrol Cut-Off Saw (Optional)
– Theoretical assessment
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