This course is designed to help the individual understand their responsibilities within the workplace and is aimed at persons working with Abrasive Wheels.
It is a legal requirement under The Provision and use of Work Equipment 1998 (PUWER) that all staff who use abrasive wheels receive abrasive wheels training in the safe use of the tools and changing of wheels.
The aim of the course is to provide training to comply with the Health & Safety at Work Act and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER).
Anyone who attends the course should be able to safely select and use abrasive cutting and grinding wheels upon successful completion.
Anyone who uses, are likely to use, or manages anyone who uses abrasive wheels (cutters, grinders etc.) but who have limited or no knowledge of the safety requirements or their legal obligations.
There are no entry or pre-requisite requirements to undertaking this course.
Half a day
Theory and practical workshop
Although there is no formal assessment a question paper related to the use of abrasive wheels and relevant regulations is given to each candidate, along with a number of small practical tasks to complete at the end of the course.
SWAAT Certificate in using abrasive wheel equipment.
PLEASE NOTE: It is possible for successful candidates to receive certification from a nationally-recognised Awarding Body (Cert-ain). Please contact our office on 01579 348544 or at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Candidates will be provided with a training pack
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