Abrasive Wheels Course (Using Portable Hand Held Grinders)

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8th November 2016

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Abrasive Wheels Course PDF: download-pdf-d

The syllabus of this half day course includes instruction on the safe use of portable hand held grinders and teaches the correct and safe way to change abrasive wheels and discs.

Course Content

Following successful completion of this course, trainees will be able to demonstrate their ability and understanding of how to:

  • Select the appropriate grinding tool and disc for different jobs.
  • Mount the discs in the grinder safely and correctly.
  • Use grinding tools safely.
  • Check abrasive wheels and discs for damage before use.
  • Correctly store abrasive wheels and discs when not in use.


This half day course is internally certified by CEATA. Trainees will be required to demonstrate competence and understanding and will be assessed. Only successful trainees will be certified.

Who is the Course for?

Any person that is required to use a portable hand held grinder safely in the workplace. 

Please Note: We are not a college and consequently we work the same weeks in the year that you do as an employer.

How To Apply

There are several ways that you can apply:

  1. Apply online.
  2. Call reception on 0115 986 6321 and to arrange an appointment with Karen Hodgson or Stuart Hackett to visit the training academy or arrange for a member of our team to visit you.

Canal Engineering Ltd

Our Training Academy is located on Lenton Lane at the HQ of Canal Engineering.

Canal Engineering is a busy fabrication and welding company with 100 employees on site. Trainees will benefit from seeing first-hand the activities involved in engineering operations as well as being required to conform to real safe working practises, production and quality management systems.

This is not a simulated training environment although trainees will normally be under close, expert supervision in the dedicated Engineering Training Academy.

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