Vogal Training

Abrasive Wheel - Half Day

Vogal Training
In Peterborough

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Important information

Typology Short course
Level Beginner
Location Peterborough
Duration 1 Day
Start Different dates available
  • Short course
  • Beginner
  • Peterborough
  • Duration:
    1 Day
  • Start:
    Different dates available

This half day training course is aimed at anyone who selects, mounts or uses abrasive wheels. The course covers different types of abrasive wheel, diamond blades, pre-use inspection to wheels and tools, hazards, correct PPE, fire control, regulations, correct cutting/grinding techniques and correct selection of wheels.

Facilities (1)
Where and when
Starts Location
Different dates available
Helpston Road, Ailsworth, PE5 7AE, Cambridgeshire , England
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Starts Different dates available
Helpston Road, Ailsworth, PE5 7AE, Cambridgeshire , England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· What are the objectives of this course?

To cover the duty of care placed on employers by the PUWER regulations 1998 to provide adequate training for the safe use abrasive wheels. To give the candidate the knowledge to select the correct wheel for the job, the suitable PPE required, and to cut or grind using the tool safely.

· Who is it intended for?

Any person(s) who, as part of their working duties, are involved in the selection, inspection and use of abrasive wheels in the workplace.

· Requirements

Own PPE should be brought.

· Qualification

Attendance Certificated

What you'll learn on the course

Health and Safety

Teachers and trainers (1)

Vogal Trainer
Vogal Trainer
Welding Instructor

Course programme

This half day course (up to 8 people) covers: -

  • Hazards and Precautions
  • Methods of Marking (Speeds and Feeds)
  • Methods of Storing, Handling and Transportation
  • Methods of Inspecting
  • Function of Components
  • Dressing of Abrasive Wheels
  • Adjustment of Abrasive Wheels

Practical Content

§ Each candidate will have to select the most appropriate cutting wheel for the task given form the wheels provided.

§ Each candidate will have to correctly mount their chosen wheel onto the wheel

§ Each candidate will have to perform a before use inspection on both the wheel and the tool.

§ Each candidate will have to use the grinding wheel using the safe system of work given by the instructor.

Candidates will be assessed on their competence by the instructor throughout the practical session

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