Abrasive Wheels Train the Trainer


ESS Certificate

Course duration

2 Days

Certificate valid for

3 years

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Our Abrasive Wheels Train the Trainer course is intended for those who wish to teach and assess Abrasive Wheels, and its associated equipment, either as an in-house trainer or commercial trainers over a 2 day period.

Abrasive Wheels Train the Trainer Course Overview

This course is designed to give potential trainers the necessary teaching skills and subject knowledge to train others how to use abrasive wheels safely. Trainers will come away from this Train the Trainer course understanding how to operate an abrasive wheel, in-depth knowledge of the health and safety risks associated with it and a range of teaching methods that will enhance their abilities as an Abrasive Wheel Trainer.

Abrasive Wheels Train the Trainer Course Content

  • Statutory requirements and regulations.
  • Types and characteristics of abrasive wheels.
  • Manufacturing abrasive wheels.
  • Abrasive wheel machine parts.
  • Operating speeds for abrasive wheels.
  • Guards, rests and accessories.
  • Dressing and balancing.
  • Specific mounting produces.
  • Hazards and preventative measures.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Inspection, testing for damage and reporting problems.
  • Handling and storage.

Train the Trainer Elements

  • Teaching methods and learning styles.
  • Lesson planning
  • Evaluating and feedback.
  • Presenting information.
  • 'Do’s and don'ts.'

Learner Numbers

In order to ensure the interaction between the learners and the tutor is spread evenly and effectively, and to ensure the courses are fully delivered in accordance with the Scheme rules, the maximum number of learners allowed on a course is ten.

Short theory test on types of Abrasive Wheels, identification and inspection Inspect, set up and break down of an angle grinder with an Abrasive Wheel. In addition, deliver one formal teaching session with full evaluation back to the course.

Upon successful completion learners will be issued with a User’s BAF accredited certificate valid for 3 years and an Essential Site Skills Abrasive Wheels Train the Trainer Course certificate and ID Card also valid for 3 years.

Successful candidates will be provided with a presentation and associated materials.

Essential Site Skills Ltd are committed to improving the safety standards and training for Abrasive Wheels use and its associated equipment. This is why all of our trainers are accredited by BAF to delivering exceptional, informative and relevant training to all industries of whom may use Abrasive Wheels.

What is BAF

The British Abrasives Federation (BAF) Training Accreditation Scheme identifies and accredits only those organisations that conduct operator abrasives safety training to the highest possible standards and differentiate them from the less professional offerings.

Accreditation will only be given to those organisations that can demonstrate a high standard of expertise in abrasive safety, whose course content and literature meets the BAF criteria. The BAF is the trade association for manufacturers of abrasive products; its members include some of the largest abrasive companies in the world. BAF has strong links with The Federation of European Producers of Abrasives (FEPA) and also non-European Federations and abrasive manufacturers. Using the combined knowledge of its members, BAF are able provide the most comprehensive services and publications to the abrasives and grinding industry.