Abrasive Wheel

Health & Safety Training

Abrasive Wheel

Abrasive Wheel

Duration: 1/2 day (Max 8 trainees)

Venue: Renewables Academy at Wexford Training Centre

Certification: Renewables Academy (valid for 3 years)


This course is designed for fitters and operators who mount and maintain abrasive wheels.


The objectives of the course are such that, on completion, delegates will be able:

  • To understand relevant legislation and health and safety standards
  • To identify the parts of and markings on a variety of abrasive wheels
  • To know the typical causes of accidents involving abrasive wheels
  • To safely inspect, test and correctly store abrasive wheels
  • To correctly identify the mounting components (washers, flanges, bushes and nuts) used in mounting abrasive wheels
  • To correctly select,  handle and mount abrasive wheels 

What you get

  • Theory element will include multimedia supplemented by video/power point and hand-outs
  • Practical element will include wheel inspections, fitting and correct adjustment of a variety of abrasive wheels.
  • Theory and practical tests must be successfully completed
  • Renewables Academy certificates will be awarded to successful candidates.


We offer a wide range of industry approved safety training.

We deliver the full range of GWO Basic Safety Training courses at our premises in Wexford which has a purpose built wind turbine for practical exercises allowing technicians to experience training as close to reality as possible.

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