This course is aimed at anyone who uses abrasive wheels, or employs people who use abrasive wheels as part of their job.There are a wide range of tools and processes that use abrasive wheels and ensuring these are used correctly and safely is of paramount importance. Applications range from hand grinding to disc cutting. They can be used at all stages of a work process, for making preliminary cuts and scores in materials, or for fine polishing and finishing.Different wheels will have different properties and characteristics suitable for particular tasks. They also have different weaknesses and can pose different risks and hazards in handling and use. For this reason, it’s important that you always select the right abrasive wheel for the job and use it with the right machinery.This course covers the anatomy of an abrasive wheel, the dangers associated with their use, Storage and handling and much more. Our online course can be completed at your own pace one module at a time of you can complete the course in one go.
This course consists of 11 modules and has 100 minutes of video based content. Please note that you will need to allow extra time to read and answer questions at the end of each module.
- Introducing Abrasive Wheels
- The Anatomy of an Abrasive Wheel
- The Dangers of Abrasive Wheels
- Abrasive Wheel Safety
- Safe Speeds
- Other Wheel Markings
- Storage and Handling
- Checking and Testing
- Training & Certification
- Course Summary
Assessment is carried out at the end of each module with a series of multiple choice questions. The percentage required to pass each module is 70%. Our system will allow up-to 3 attempts on each module.
Once you have successfully completed your course you can automatically download and print off your certificate. This course is approved by the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM Approved)
Recommended System Requirements
• Browser: Up to date web browser
• Video: Up to date video drivers
• Memory: 2Gb+ RAM
• Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)