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Construction Health and Safety Training

Abrasive Wheel (NPORS Accredited)

Course Aim

The aim of the Abrasive Wheels training course is to provide candidates with the basic knowledge and practical skills involved in the safe mounting and selection of Abrasive Wheels and Cutting Discs to the official NPORS (National Plant Operators Registration Scheme) Standard.


On successful completion of the Abrasive Wheels training course, the candidate will be able to:
  • Select and mount safely the correct type of disc or wheel for the task to be carried out.
  • Fully understand their relevant plant equipment and abrasive wheels duties and responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

Abrasive Wheels Training Course Content:

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996
  • COSSH Regulations 2002
  • PPE Regulations1992
  • PUWER 1998
  • Safety in the use of Abrasive Wheels HS(G)17
  • Manual Handling Regulations 1992
  • Types and functions of abrasive wheel equipment and cutting discs
  • The selection, testing, mounting and storage of abrasive wheels and cutting off discs
  • The care, maintenance, transport and handling of abrasive wheels and cutting off discs

Training Method

This practical and classroom-based course concludes with practical 
assessment and theory tests, demonstrating the candidate's full understanding of the 

Course Duration

The Abrasive Wheels training course lasts 1 day and all Theory and Practical training elements will be covered in this time.
Maximum of 6 candidates per course.


NPORS Operator card, which is valid for 5 years.

Courses to be held on your site.

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