Abrasive Wheels Training
We can provide the Abrasive Wheels training in all areas of the UK at a venue to suit you. We train all across the UK including England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. You can also take the Abrasive Wheels course at one of our own venues in Birmingham and Manchester. Some of the upcoming course dates can be found at the bottom of the page. However, if there’s not a date to suit you give us a call and we’ll sort something out!
Who is the Abrasive Wheels training course for? And how long is it?
The training course is for anyone who fits or uses abrasive wheels. For example, Users of angle grinders (fitted with cutting or grinding wheels), cut-off saws or bench top cut-off saws would benefit from this course. The training takes half a day to complete.
What are the benefits of being certified?
The main benefit is that you will be able to work more safely and therefore more confidently. Furthermore, the training is a requirement under the legislation titled ‘Provisional use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PURE)’. The course also provides you with an industry recognised certificate which is used to provide evidence of your training.
Why Train with FaCT?
We are an organisation that has a lot of experience in delivering training. Consequently, our courses are delivered by professional and expert instructors. We have many years of training delivery experience. As a result, you can be sure of receiving the best training possible.
Where can I complete the Abrasive Wheels training course?
We can deliver the training at a venue to suit you! We’re also able to come to your company’s location if you would prefer. We pride ourselves on being flexible so just ask us for what you need. Our training venues in Birmingham and Manchester can also host the course. So you can be sure that we can provide the training to suit you!
How long is the certification valid for?
The certification is valid for 3 years. After this time you must retake the course. However, you can also do a refresher course as and when you want.
Vocational Combination Days
We also offer vocational combination days where you can combine two of our half day courses into one full days training. For example, you can take the abrasive wheels training and CAT and Genny course as a one-day training package. We understand that time is money, so we provide these packages to minimise the disruption to your business.
What does the course involve?
We often get questions as to what’s included in the programme. Therefore, below is a summary of the course content.
- The course will introduce any legislation of note.
- Fitting storing and maintaining.
- Hazards, testing and inspection.
- Duties of the employer and the employee.
- Any PPE requirements.