WHY TAKE THIS COURSE?
This course is for anyone who will use, adjust, change or mount abrasive wheels. This includes all hand held grinders and petrol saws, as well as bench mounted grinders and floor saws.
Often overlooked by employers—this is one of the most popular courses we offer. Delegates report that they are immediately more comfortable using the equipment and make better choices when doing so.
Whether you're a complete beginner or an experienced operator looking to refresh your skills, you'll cover the skills and knowledge needed to operate the machinery in a safe and effective manner at all times.
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You will receive formal training and assessment in the safe and efficient operation of abrasive wheels. We cover items including hand-held grinders, bench grinders, petrol cut off saws and road saws. Upon successful completion of the course you will understand how to operate abrasive wheels safely, as well as:
- The function and operation of all controls of the tool
- Inspection and maintenance of the equipment
- Correct procedure for selecting and changing grinding/cutting wheels
- Work Equipment Regulations
- Manual Handling Regulations
- Personal Protective Equipment Regulations
This course meets the statutory requirements of the relevant legislation, whether local or UK, and other relevant statutory provisions and approved Codes of Practice.
It's important that the training is enjoyable, relevant and useful. That's why all of our courses are tailored to your needs. The following information is for general guidance, and we are happy to discuss your content, duration, location, certification and cost requirements.
TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT
The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practical exercises. You will be assessed through theory and practical tests. All of our trainers are accredited.
4safety can train/assess up to three experienced candidates in one day for most equipment/machine courses. If they are not experienced then this will take longer depending on the complexity of the machine, the number of candidates and their aptitude for operating the equipment. The non-equipment based courses can normally accommodate 6 candidates depending on the course and level of experience.
As with all of our courses, we ask if the candidates can read and understand English. We can provide a translator for the entire course or just for the theory if necessary, but there is an extra charge and we need to know this at the booking stage.
QUALIFICATIONS / CERTIFICATION
Upon successfully completing the course you will be awarded a 4safety certificate. Nationally accredited certification for NPORS is available for an additional fee per person.
Novice: 1 day
Re-certification: Call to discuss
4safety, Home Farm, Rue de Grouville, Jersey, JE3 9HP, or at the customer's premises.
Please call to discuss
None of these dates suit you? Contact us today with any custom requirement you may have.