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, as an in-house trainer for their own company 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 an Essential Site Skills Abrasive Wheels Train the Trainer digital certificate valid for 3 years.

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