Portable Grinders and Abrasive Wheels Course

Course Aim

The course aims to provide candidates with the theory and practical (if required) to enable candidates to demonstrate a minimum level of competence as required by health & safety codes of practice.

Who Should Attend

This course is for people who are required to use and maintain portable grinders and abrasive wheels and their supervisors. Up to 12 people can be accommodated in one training session

Content of Course

  • Legislative requirements
  • Hazards from use of abrasive wheels
  • General Precautions
  • Methods of marking abrasive wheels
  • Storage, handling, transportation and inspecting abrasive wheels
  • Mounting the wheel
  • Using and inspecting the angle grinder

The different types of discs, including carborundum and diamond tipped varieties, will be covered in the course. A practical session can be included as required. Other types of grinder can be covered during the session provided we are notified in advance


By the end of the course, candidates will be able to use grinders and abrasive wheels and understand the associated hazards


A certificate of competence is provided for all candidates that attend the course.

Duration of Course

The course lasts half a day and is normally run at a location of your choice. There is a requirement for a room with tables and a car park, yard etc for the practical session.

Course Dates

We regularly run this course at Hassocks Golf Club near Burgess Hill in West Sussex. We can also run the above course at a location of your choice in the South East of England including Sussex, Surrey, London and Kent.


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Areas Covered

Brighton, Hove, Worthing, Haywards Heath, Burgess Hill, Littlehampton, Bognor, Horsham, Crawley, East Grinstead, Uckfield, Eastbourne.