Abrasive Wheels Online Cours

IIRSM & CPD Approved

Asbestos is probably the most dangerous building material ever used. Every year thou-sands of people fall ill and die because of exposure to asbestos and it was widely used by the construction industry right up until the year 2000.

There are a wide range of tools and processes that use abrasive wheels and ensuring these are used correctly and safely is of paramount importance. Applications range from hand grinding to disc cutting.

They can be used at all stages of a work process, for making preliminary cuts and scores in materials, or for fine polishing and finishing. Different wheels will have different properties and characteristics suitable for tasks. They also have different weaknesses and can pose different risks and hazards in handling and use

For this reason, it’s important that when working you always select the right abrasive wheel for the job and use it with the right machinery.

This course covers the anatomy of an abrasive wheel, the dangers associated with their use, Storage and handling and much more.

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is aimed at anyone who uses abrasive wheels or employs people who use abrasive wheels as part of their work.


On successful completion of the course you will be able to download a quality assured certificate.

This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit. The certificate displays the IIRSM and CDP logos.

The Abrasive wheels certificate does not have an expiry date. The recommended renewal period for this training is 1 year. This is printed on your certificate.

Abrasive Wheels online course overview


The Abrasive Wheels course has 11 modules and takes on average 2 hours to complete.

Course modules and Pass Mark

Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
1 Introducing Abrasive Wheels 70
2 The Anatomy of an Abrasive Wheel 70
3 The Dangers of Abrasive Wheels 70
4 Abrasive Wheel Safety 70
5 Safe Speeds 70
6 Other Wheel Markings 70
7 Storage and Handling 70
8 Checking and Testing 70
9 Training and Certification 70
10 Inspections 70
11 Course Summary 70



The online assessment is taken on completion of each training module, through several multiple-choice questions. You are required to get 70% on the tests to pass the course.

You can review all the answers before final submission and are given 3 attempts to achieve the required result.

The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. In the unlikely event that don't pass don't worry! You can call us and we will offer you 3 FREE Re-tests.