PSTC Training Centre, Unit W2E/F, Ladystown Business Park, Naas, Kildare, W91 E0K5

This abrasive wheels instructor course is designed to give oyu the knowledge & skills to effectively teach abrasive wheels in your own workplace.

Are you are a freelance instructor who wishes to add this skill to your suite of courses

Who should Attend this course

Trainers who wish to deliver the Abrasive Wheels course or in-house trainers who wish to deliver the course to employees within their company

Course Objectives

To give participants the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to deliver abrasive wheels training

Course Programme

  • Legislation related to Abrasive Wheels
  • Hazards, Risks & Control Measures (AW)
  • Types of Abrasive Wheels
  • Inspection of Abrasive Wheels & Equipment
  • Marking system
  • Wheel Mounting
  • Adjustment of Work Rests and Guards
  • Handling & Storage of Abrasive Wheels
  • Components of Abrasive Wheels
  • Dressing & Trueing of Abrasive Wheels
  • Structuring an Abrasive Wheels training course
  • Delivering an Abrasive Wheels course & assessing learners knowledge and skills

Methods of training

The course is highly interactive with each theory session being followed by demonstration, practical tasks and assessment of individual skills

Participant Requirements

  • A good understanding of written and oral English
  • Wear comfortable clothes


We will supply a USB Memory Stick to all trainees containing all the materials required for them to deliver their own Abrasive Wheels Safety Awareness Training. This will include;

  • Abrasive Wheels Safety Awareness Course PowerPoint
  • Trainee Theory and Practical Assessment Sheets
  • Case Studies and photos / videos of abrasive wheel accidents and incidents
  • S.A. links and content for Health & Safety Legislation in Ireland in relation to Abrasive Wheels including new legislation relating to Wood working equipment, Silica Dust Hazards etc.
  • Trainee Certificate Template

Post Training

  • Successful participants will receive a 5 year PSTC Instructor Card and Certificate.
  • We provide ongoing support and advise and welcome participants to sit in and participate in future training courses. This helps those participants who may require further experience to confidently deliver their own training.

Assessment & Certification

Continuous assessment throughout the course. Students receive a PSTC Certificate on completion. The certificate is valid for 2 years.

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PSTC Training Centre, Unit W2E/F, Ladystwn Business Park, Naas, Kildare, W91 E0K5
045 899858

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