Table-Bench Saw Training

Table-Bench Saw (Circular Saw) Training Course

Our CPD accredited Table-Bench Saw training course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to keep yourself and others safe when using a table-bench or circular saw.

Duration: 6 hours
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Course Overview - Why Take This Course?

This course trains candidates in the safe use of table-bench saws, as well as the associated risks and hazards, and the precautions that must be taken when operating them, in accordance with Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER).

This training course is the first step towards those who use circular saws in the workplace. This training course is designed to provide delegates with an appreciation of the requirements of UK LAW.

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

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

Who Is This Course For?

This training course is designed for anyone who operates table-bench saws and circular saws. It is also for anyone who has responsibility for the safe use of work equipment, such as managers and supervisors.

Course Aims & Objectives

By completing this training course, you will learn:

  • Introduction to circular saw benches.
  • The hazards and the risks when operating circular saws.
  • What controls are required to protect employees in the workplace.
  • Provide delegates with the correct information and instruction on the safe use of the circular saw in the workplace.

Course Content

  • Introduction – previous experience and current knowledge
  • PUWER (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations)
  • MHSWR (Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations)
  • Collective and individual safety controls – what does this mean?
  • How to inspect your circular saw before use
  • How to correctly maintain circular saw service records
  • Identification of the component parts of a table-bench saw
  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment regulations)
  • General use and the safety precautions that must be followed when using a table-bench saw
  • The hazards when using a table-bench saw
  • The risk to the user and others in your workplace when using a table-bench saw
  • Individual and collective safety controls and their purpose
  • User checks before and after table-bench saw use
  • Procedures the user must follow before the start up of the circular saw
  • Operator instruction (have you read the user instructions?)
  • Label information and pictogram identification
  • Safe operating procedures when using the table saw (RAMS)
  • Cleaning before and after use of the circular saw
  • Noise emissions procedures you must adhere to within the parameters of the law
  • Practical participation on the use of your table-bench saw

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 power tools or machinery on site.

Please contact us and our instructors will deliver a training course that is bespoke to your requirements and tailored to the specific circular table-bench saw models that you use.


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

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

Course Location

Apple Group Training locations are based in Leeds, Rotherham, 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 a Table-Bench Saw training course onsite, please contact us for more information.

Meet The Expert

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

Why Choose Apple Group?

Accredited Courses
All our training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service and developed by highly qualified health and safety professionals in accordance with HSE standards.
Experienced Trainers
We have over 19 years’ experience providing training and consultancy to a wide range of industries across the UK including construction, hospitality, health and social care.
Tailored to You
Our courses can be tailored to your unique training requirements, whatever the size or shape of your company.
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

“Great training facilities and great instructor. Richard the training instructor is exceptional and his expertise and methods of training are second to none”

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“Been training with Richard from Apple Group, really good training. Would highly recommend Apple Group”
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“Fantastic training made interesting and enjoyable”
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“Cracking trainer, such a wonderful man and very informative, highly recommended”
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“Richard was excellent and we really enjoyed the training. Thanks”
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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 and we aim to beat any equivalent quote.

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