Abrasive wheels – Hand held petrol driven cut off saw

The Objectives of the Course 

By the end of the course the delegate should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of responsibilities under relevant legislation.
  • Select and mount appropriate disc/wheel for the work in hand.
  • Correctly use the machine/s.
  • Dress the wheel.








Course Summary

  • Relevant regulations/legislation
  • Introduction to the equipment
  • Practical use of machine/s
  • Hand Arm Vibration
  • Cutting and grinding of various objects with various machines
  • Hazards and precautions to be observed when using abrasive wheels and cutting discs
  • Dust suppression
  • Examination of abrasive wheels
  • Mounting of abrasive wheels
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Types and functions of wheels    and discs
  • Selection, testing and mounting of wheels and discs
  • Care, maintenance, transport, handling and storage of wheels and discs

All candidates will complete the NPORS assessment and on successful completion will be issued with an NPORS Operators Card.

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