Abrasive Wheels Train the Trainer

Train the Trainer – Abrasive Wheels Practical Awareness Training Course

Our CPD accredited Abrasive Wheels Train the Trainer Course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to professionally train others on the use of abrasive wheels in the workplace.

Duration: 1-2 days, dependent on previous experience.
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Course Overview - Why Take This Course?

The abrasive wheels train the trainer course will help trainers to develop an understanding of how to operate an abrasive wheel and identify the hazards and risks associated with the use of an abrasive wheel or portable handheld grinder.

Trainees will also be equipped with a range of teaching methods and trainer skills that will help to enhance their abilities as abrasive wheels awareness and practical use instructors.

By the completion of the abrasive wheels train the trainer course, delegates will have learned the skills necessary to train others on the awareness and practical use in the workplace and will be accredited to deliver in-house abrasive wheels training within their company.

Course Aims & Objectives

  • To train candidates in the skills and provide knowledge where required on the use of abrasive wheels and handheld grinders.
  • Select the correct equipment and mount abrasive and cutting wheels safely in accordance with the PUWER regulations.
  • Wear the correct PPE associated with portable handheld grinders and abrasives.

Course Content

Part (1) – Train the Trainer

  • Fundamentals for becoming a trainer
  • How to write and structure the training
  • Factors on developing your training skills
  • Effective training practices within the workplace

Part (2) – Abrasive Wheels

  • Current legislation
  • Health and safety in the workshop
  • Hazards and risks arising from the use of abrasive wheels and the precautions to be observed
  • Safe operating procedures as per user instructor guidance
  • Reasons for injuries (accidental contact with the rotating wheel)
  • PPE requirements
  • Handheld grinder types
  • Noise and vibration
  • Methods of marking abrasive wheels with their type, size, and maximum operating speed
  • How to store, handle, and transport abrasive wheels
  • How to inspect and test abrasive wheels for damage
  • The functions of all the components used with abrasive and cutting wheels
  • How to assemble abrasive wheels correctly to make sure they are properly balanced and fit to use
  • Practical use and inspection of handheld angle grinder, bench grinder and abrasives


This course is accredited through CPD (Continuous Professional Development) under the banner of safe use of power tools. Candidates successfully completing this training course will receive a certificate that may be used as evidence of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) within your industry.

Course Location

Apple Group Training locations are based in Leeds, Sheffield, and Birmingham. This training course can also be held at one of our 300 partner training centres in the UK.

If you cannot travel to one of our training centre locations then we can come to your premises to provide training on-site as long as your workplace is suitable.

If you would like to book our Abrasive Wheels Trainer the Trainer Course onsite or at one of our training locations in the UK, please contact us for more information and your free quotation.

Meet The Expert

Richard Appleyard is a health and safety consultant with more than 19 years of experience training companies and organisations across a wide range of industries. He delivers easy-to-understand, engaging, and comprehensive training at the highest level.

Why Choose Apple Group TRAINING?

Accredited Courses
Our training courses are certified to the highest standard. All of our training courses have been developed by highly qualified health and safety professionals in accordance with HSE standards and guidance.

Experienced Trainers
We have over 20 years of experience providing training and consultancy to a wide range of industries across the UK including construction, manufacturing and education.

Tailored to You
Our courses can be tailored to your unique training requirements, whatever the request.

Train At Any Location
Whether at one of our training centres or on-site at your own premises, you choose the training location that’s best for you

Our 5* Reviews

Abrasive assessments, confirmation of my current skills and knowledge and understanding my responsibilities.

Bradley Tooke

Brilliant course as I had no current knowledge on the use of the equipment, although I am aware of my competency level and that I must not use abrasives in the workplace without supervision.

Richard Clarke

As a complete novice, plenty was learned on the day

John Harris

Very good course, learned a lot on the safe use and operating procedure.

Philip Garner

The course was very Informative, Richard Appleyard gave a full explanation on types of abrasives for different materials.

Gareth Oatridge

Contact Us

For more information about the course content or to book our Abrasive Wheels Train the Trainer Course, get in touch today on 0113 257 3222, info@applegroup.co.uk, or fill in the enquiry form. For a more detailed quote on costs, group bookings, individual open courses, or Train the Trainer courses, please contact us and we aim to beat any equivalent quote.

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