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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.

There are two versions of the abrasive wheels course, please refer to the published course dates to decide on the most appropriate course.

Abrasive Wheels - Handheld & Bench Mounted, Electric/Battery Operated

Abrasive Wheels - Engine Driven (Stihl Saw)

Both courses cover the following but focus on the equipment identified above.

  • 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.

The course will be assessed at the end of the day and a LANTRA certificate issued.

This training course can be delivered in the work place as well as the College site. Please contact adultskills@myerscough.ac.uk for further details. Employers can book an unaccredited course that covers both sets of equipment if needed.

Myerscough College Agricultural Engineering Courses
Myerscough College Agricultural Engineering Courses

Agricultural Engineering

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.

Click here for details of our Agricultural Skills Boot Camp

Want to get on the road to gaining a Level 3 qualification in the sector? Or perhaps you're an agriculture employer willing to offer work placements? Contact us today!

Email: skillsbootcamp@myerscough.ac.uk 


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