Abrasive Wheels

Abrasive Wheel Training

ETD’s abrasive wheels training puts workforces in the best position to avoid injuries when using cutting and grinding machinery. 

Every year, thousands of workers injure themselves on abrasive wheel machinery. These injuries can be devastating. Therefore, all staff who use abrasive wheels and discs must receive appropriate abrasive wheels training. 

With the right understanding and safety measures in place, workers can almost always avoid injuries. If you need to know how to safely use abrasive wheel machinery, then this e-learning course is for you. ETD’s online Abrasive Wheels Course provides extensive information in the safe use and working practices of abrasive wheels.

What does the course cover?

  • What is an Abrasive Wheel?
  • Safe use of Abrasive Wheels.
  • Legislation.
  • Types of Wheels.
  • Hazards and Safeguards
  • Personal Protective Equipment - PPE

Abrasive Wheels Training Outcomes

  • Five types of abrasive wheels
  • The dangers involved with abrasive wheel machinery
  • How to safely mount and operate abrasive discs and wheels
  • How to prevent injury when working with abrasive wheels
  • The importance of abrasive wheels regulations and legislation
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • How to conduct risk assessments – download ETD’s free risk assessment forms

Course Modules

  • Welcome to your online Abrasive Wheels Course
  • Introduction to abrasive wheels
  • So, what is an abrasive wheel?
  • Legislation
  • Types of wheels
  • Hazards and safeguards
  • PPE
  • Mounting and changing wheels
  • Petrol Saws
  • Summary and final exam

Test & Certification

At the end of the online abrasive wheels training, you will be given a 20-question, multiple-choice test. The required pass rate is 85%. You will be able to download and print a digital certificate on completion of the course. This certificate is valid for three years, at which point we recommend you take the Abrasive Wheels Refresher Course every 12 months.


The course will take approximately 35 minutes to complete, excluding the final exam. 

Complete your training from anywhere at any time, whether at home or in the workplace. You’ll have access to the course 24/7.