Who is this for?
This qualification is aimed at employees, or those looking to enter/re-enter the workforce who are using, or likely to use abrasive wheels.
Suitable and sufficient health and safety training is a requirement in workplaces and this qualification enables learners to correctly identify, mount and use an abrasive wheel on a handheld or portable tool.
This qualification is available to those over 18 years. Candidates should be at least a level 1 numeracy and literacy or equivalent.
Learning Outcomes and Assessment criteria
- Understand key legislative requirements related to the safe use of abrasive wheels
- Understand key hazards and controls related to the safe use of abrasive wheels
- Be able to mount an abrasive wheel to portable or handheld abrasive wheel equipment
Learners are assessed for this qualification using the following methods:
- Multiple Choice Examination
- Practical observation