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October 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • This Nationally accredited practical course will provide:
    • Teachers
    • Technicians
    • Support staff/Premises Staff

    In Design and Technology Departments ‘initial training’ on the Specialist Extension Level: S10HS Grinding and Sharpening

    This course will enable delegates to acquire H&S accreditation certification through a ‘hands on’ approach using the types of grinding machines that can be safely used in school workshops.

    • The types and grading of bench stones that can be used to sharpen hand and machine tools, safety in the use of abrasive wheels
    • The hazards and risks arising from the use of abrasive wheels.
    • How to: assemble abrasive wheels correctly to make sure they are properly

    balanced and fit to use.

  • How to store, handle and transport abrasive wheels.
  • How to inspect and test abrasive wheels for damage.
  • Appropriate methods of dressing abrasive wheels.
  • The use of a range of bench stones, including an understanding of sharpening angles and the use of honing guides.
  • How to identify defects in grindstones and the procedures for dealing with them to avoid accidents.

Please note – Certification is valid for a period of 5 years.


October 29
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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New College Design and Technology Health & Safety Training Centre, New College Leicester, South Entrance Glenfield Road
Leicester, LE3 6DN
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S10HS 29-10-24
£ 206.40
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