Abrasive Wheels Train the Trainer

Training and Testing Services offer Abrasive Wheel Train the Trainer Courses. These specialist, full day courses have been developed to provide training to in-house instructors/trainers; who wish to train their own staff in the safe use of abrasive wheels and incorporates the half day BAF accredited abrasive wheel operator course. The course is conducted on your site/premises.

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BAF Accreditation

TTS are proud to be one of seven abrasive wheel training companies in the UK who have been granted accreditation by the BAF to conduct train the trainer training.

The BAF training accreditation scheme identifies and accredits only those organisations that conduct operator abrasives safety training to the highest possible standards and differentiate them from the less professional offerings.

Abrasive Wheel Train The Trainer Course Content

This Abrasive Wheel Trainer Course is designed and structured with the intention to provide training in the safe use of abrasive wheels, meeting with the requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER 98). To illustrate what our training covers see course subjects below:

  • Statutory Requirements and Need to Train
  • Characteristics of an Abrasive Wheel and the Types
  • Marking of Abrasive Wheels
  • Speed
  • Hazards and Precautions to be taken
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Storage & Handling
  • Inspection and Methods of Testing for Damage
  • Abrasive Wheel Machine Components
  • Guarding
  • Dressing & Balancing
  • Specific Mounting Procedures
  • Record Keeping
  • Certification
  • Risk Assessment
  • Practical Training
  • Assessment

The second part of the course will involve breaking down the lesson plan, record keeping, practical demonstrations, theory & practical tests. We tailor all our courses to suit the requirements and industry of each of our customers.

Course Requirements

The maximum number of trainees for the course is 4, and can be conducted on any site that has suitable facilities (power and seating) that is COVID secure - please ask us for details of our room requirments. Our 1 day course is for experienced trainers/instructors and the 2 day course is for those with little or no experience in training. The 2 day course includes training in methods of instruction and delegates will be required to deliver a micro-teaching session.

The practical element of the training will be conducted using the customer’s equipment where possible and it is the customer’s responsibility to ensure the equipment is suitable for its intended use and is properly maintained and that all trainees are in possession of the correct PPE for the type of machine that they are to be using.

On completion of the course you will receive a BAF operator accredited certificate of attendance (emailed in a PDF format), a TTS Instructor Certificate, an individual training record (to provide proof of training) and a comprehensive set of BAF approved course notes for each trainee. In addition to this you receive an Instructor Resource Pack which includes everything you require to run your own course.

Please note: the current legislation requires that anyone who uses, manages and mounts an abrasive wheel has to be properly trained in the safe use.

Prior to booking please advise types of abrasive wheel machinery your company uses.

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