Competence Assessment for Changing Abrasive Wheels

If you or your employees use this type of equipment, this will enable them to do so safely and within the PUWER Regulations

Who is it for?

If you are changing any abrasive grinding discs/wheels, it is in the interest of Health & Safety and the requirement of the PUWER Regulations 1998 that you are competent to undertake the changing of such wheels. This Assessment is designed for personnel responsible for the mounting of abrasive wheels.

What will I learn?
  • Identifying hazards and risks arising from the use of abrasive discs and the precautions to be observed
  • Correctly inspect and mount an abrasive disc
  • How to handle, store and transport abrasive discs/diamond blades

Course Details

  • Location: In-company Only
  • Member: Price on Application
  • Non-Member: Price on Application

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Course Overview
  • Health and Safety Regulations including the selection of correct PPE
  • Theoretical knowledge and data for correct wheel selection and correct stowage of abrasive wheels
  • Appreciation of safe working procedures and practice related to changing abrasive wheels. (This varies depending upon type of machine)
  • A check list will be used to assess the delegate for competence on changing abrasive wheels for each machine that the delegate is or will be designated as being responsible for changing such abrasive wheels


A Certificate of Competence will be issued on successful completion.

Course Dates

This course is offered as a Company Sponsored option only.

This allows the content to be tailored to meet your organisation’s specific needs and offers flexiblity on date, time and venue - please contact us.

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