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 power regulations.

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:


Angle & bench grinders - £55 + Vat pp
As above with the addition of wheel balancing & truing, reciprocal/surface grinding - £85 + Vat pp

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