Abrasive Wheels - Hand Held Electrical and Engine Driven - Lantra Awards

About the course

A short course to cover the Health and Safety requirements involved in the use and replacement of the abrasive wheel in various circumstances.

The specifics of this course are, that upon completion of training, the operator should be able to mount abrasive wheels and operate safely in accordance with the requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.

Training for operators can be carried out on a range of equipment, including: bench mounted, portable, electric and engine. Legislation, reasons for training and Codes of Practice are covered.

The course will also cover the maintenance checks both daily and routine that an operator needs to be aware of during and post use.

Techniques, safe use of the machines and good and bad practice will be demonstrated.

Assessment criteria and competence certification is issued by Lantra Awards and carried out at the end of the course by the trainer.

This training course can be delivered in the work place as well as the College site. Please contact for further details.

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Agricultural engineering involves the development, operation, maintenance and testing of highly specialised agricultural machinery. Students learn practical skills such as how agricultural machines work, maintenance techniques, welding and fabrication and machinery repair. 

The courses incorporate a mix of practicals, classroom lectures, industry visits and case study exercises, including assessment in practicals and written assignments. Employers are keen to employ Myerscough students as they have both the practical workshop skills and the managerial expertise that they require.