Abrasive Wheels


This course ensures each participant has the skills and knowledge needed to ensure they are competent and safe when mounting an abrasive-wheel.

The course covers all of the legal requirements for the safe mounting, operation and maintenance of abrasive wheels, focusing on up-to-date legislation, wheel selection, wheel storage, wheel types and markings.


Abrasive Wheels   

Aim: The Abrasive Wheels training courses aims to provide participants with the skills and knowledge needed to ensure they are competent and safe when mounting an abrasive-wheel.

Delivery:  The Abrasive Wheels training course is delivered by a NB Training approved tutor. The course is delivered using a power-point presentation with discussions and videos.

What award do I receive? After successful completion of the course, each participant will be awarded a NB Training certificate in ‘Abrasive Wheels’.

Course Duration: The Abrasive Wheels course is run over 1 evening (6.30-10pm).

Entry Requirements: Good command of the English language.

How much does it cost? The course fee is €50. Contact Eric Boyle directly on 086-6060127 to book a place on this course.

Course Venue: The course is held in Castleblayney Community Enterprise Centre, Dublin Road, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan A75 WF72


Course Details

Topics covered include:

  • Health & Safety legislation for the safe use of Abrasive Wheels
  • Hazards when working with Abrasive Wheels
  • Using appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Inspection & testing of equipment and Abrasive Wheels
  • Different functions of blotters, flanges etc.
  • Correct procedure for Wheel Mounting



Assessment is by theory & a practical component of correctly mounting an Abrasive Wheel and inspection of equipment

After successful completion of the Abrasive Wheels training course, each participant will receive an Abrasive Wheels competence certificate from NB Training, which is valid for 2 years from date of issue.