Table Saw Practical use and Awareness

Table Saw Training Course

This table saw training course will equip delegates with the knowledge on how to identify and inspect the components of a table saw before use.

Delegates will also learn how to operate the table saw in accordance with the user instructions.

How to choose the correct material and select the correct cutting wheel for the task.

Course duration: 6 hours


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Course Overview - Why Take This Course?

The table saw training course is the first step towards those who use table saws in the workplace.

The course has been developed to provide delegates with an appreciation of the requirements of UK LAW.

Training is a mandatory requirement by law for those who use table saws as part of their daily work activity.

On completion of the Table Saw training course, the user will have a greater knowledge of the theory use and practical elements of a table saw.

Who Is This Course For?

This training course is designed for anyone who operates a table saw.

The course is also for anyone who has the responsibility for the safe use of a table saw, such as managers and supervisors.


Course Aims & Objectives

The aims of this course is to train employees on the safe use of table saw in accordance with Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.

The hazards and the risks when operating a table saw.

What controls are required to protect employees and others in the workplace.

Provide delegates with the correct information and instruction on the safe use of a table saw in the workplace.

Course Content

  • Introduction – previous experience and current knowledge on the use of a table saw.
  • PUWER (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998).
  • Table saw – safe working practice..
  • Table saw machines.
  • MHSWR (Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999).
  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment regulations 1992).
  • General use and the safety precautions that must be followed when using a table saw.
  • The hazards when using a table saw.
  • The risk to the user and others in your workplace when using a table saw.
  • Individual and collective safety controls and their purpose to protect others and the user of the table saw.
  • User checks before and after table saw use.
  • Operator instruction (have you read the user instructions?).
  • Identification of the component parts of a table saw.
  • How to correctly maintain the table saw. 
  • Procedures the user must follow before the start-up of the table saw.
  • Information and pictogram identification as per labels on the table saw.
  • Safe operating procedures when using the table saw (RAMS).
  • Cleaning before and after use of the table saw.
  • Noise emissions procedures you must adhere to within the parameters of the law.
  • Practical participation by the course delegates on the use of your table saw.
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Training Requirements

Please note, as part of the training course, operatives will be required to participate in the full use of their equipment under supervision, so we require that the training environment must be safe for all users of the table saw on site.

The instructor will deliver a training course that is bespoke to your requirements and tailored to the specific table saw that you use.


This course is accredited through the CPD standards office under the heading ‘Safe Use of Power Tools’.

Delegates, successfully completing this training course will receive a certificate which may be used as evidence of Continuous Professional Development.

Course Location

Apple Group have training locations that are available throughout the UK. If you can not come to us, then we can provide the training onsite at a location of your choice to suit you. We can come to you.

Meet The Expert

Richard Appleyard owner of Apple Group Training is our senior health and safety consultant with more than 20 years’ experience of training employees and those with the responsibility on the use of their works equipment in a variety of industries.

Our trainer guarantee is to deliver easy-to-understand, enjoyable, engaging, and comprehensive training that covers all of the legalities to the highest standard

Why Choose Apple Group?

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
We can come to you.

Our 5* Reviews

Fully comprehensive training course delivered in a comfortable manner.

Bill Goodwin

Very Informative training course, the knowledge gained has given me more confidence on the use of the saw.

Andrew McAllister

Be very aware of health and safety in the workplace, also the practical element of the table saw course, as I felt nervous at first, but much better after having a go on the saw.

Sharon Downes

The benefits that I learnt from the training course was been able to demonstrate and operate the table saw and how to work safely.

Edward Horner

The part of the training course that I found most beneficial was the practical workshop, and how to work safely when using the table saw.

David Bayliss

Contact Us

To learn more about our Table-Bench Saw course or to book a training course, get in touch today on 0113 257 3222,, or fill in the enquiry form. For a more detailed quote on cost, group bookings, or Table-Bench Saw Train the Trainer course please contact us.

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