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Abrasive Wheels

Enables individuals to effectively comply with current legislation including the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.


This course will reduce the risk of accidents in the workplace caused by abrasive wheel injuries, which have accounted for an increasing number of fatalities and serious injuries in recent years. You will learn how to label, store, handle and transport abrasive wheels together with sound mounting techniques.

The course also includes references to diamond wheels.



  • Current legislation

  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

  • Injury Types Cause/The True Cost to the Business

  • Duties of Employers and Employees

  • Purpose of the Regulations

  • Mounting Wheels Correctly

  • Abrasive wheels DVD followed by discussion

  • Personal Protection Equipment(PPE)

  • Safe Use of Work Equipment

  • Safe Use of Diamond Wheels


The course is vital for anyone using abrasive wheels in their day to day activities.


£99 *

+VAT per person

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Course Information

Course Duration: Half Day
Maximum Class Size: 10 Delegates
Course Registration: 7:45am
Course Start Time: 8:00am
Course Finish Time: 12:30pm

Delegates must arrive 15 minutes prior to course start time for registration.
*Maximum class size may be lower at certain training centres.


This course qualifies for Tier 1 CITB Grant funding of £60. GTAccess is a CITB Approved Training Organisation (ATO) and as such our customers are able to claim grants when completing certain courses. The value of the grant is dependent on the duration and content of the course. For more information on CITB Grant Funding and for a full list of applicable courses and grant values - Please Click Here.

Successful candidates are issued with a Certificate of Attendance and/or NPORS photocard ID/Certificate.

Tea and coffee will be provided throughout the day on all courses at all of our training centres.  Please note that lunch is not provided.

Courses cancelled less than 7 days prior to the course date but exceeding 48 working hours will incur a 50% charge. Courses cancelled less than 48 working hours before the course date will incur full payment. GT Access Ltd, reserves the right to cancel a training course at any time due to unforeseen circumstances. Should a course be cancelled alternative dates will be offered or a full refund given.




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No problem, we can come to your premises. We would require a suitable training room for the day, a safe and clear area outside for the practical part of the training and access to a powered access machine which we can supply if required.

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With over 30 years of experience with access equipment, we are able to offer a huge range of accredited IPAF, PASMA, and Workplace Health & Safety related training courses. We have 12 accredited training centres covering the West Midlands and south Wales.

IPAF Training

We offer a full range of IPAF courses including, Operator training, Harness Safety training, MEWP's for Managers and IPAF Demonstrator and Load/Unload. Our IPAF Operator courses are run 5 days a week (including some weekends) across all 12 of our training centres. Trainees will be issued with a PAL card upon completion that is valid for 5 years.


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We run a full range of PASMA courses including a half day Working at Height Essentials course which enables individuals to comply with their duties under the work at Height Regulations 2005. A half day Low Level Towers course and a full day Towers for Users course that instructs how to safely assemble, dismantle, move and alter a mobile access tower.


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We also offer offer a range of Workplace Health and Safety training courses including a full day and 3 day Emergency First Aid at Work. A half day Abrasive wheels course that allows you to comply with the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER). And a half day Ladders and Steps Safety course.


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