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Abrasive Wheels - Hand Held Petrol Driven Cut Off Saw (NPORS)

Overview

This course will enable candidates to operate machinery safely and correctly in accordance with the manufacturers instructions and accepted good practice.

Duration

1 day (8 hours)

Maximum Number

6

Suitable For

Anyone wishing to or using Abrasive Wheels.

Pre-Requisites

None.

Aims

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • A basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator
  • A working knowledge of the manufacturers handbook and be familiar with other sources of information available including relevant legislation
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions
  • Be able to locate and identify key controls and explain their functions
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturers and legislative requirements
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for petrol driven cut off saw
  • Select suitable type of blade relative to the work being undertaken
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area and set up safety zone
  • Prepare the machine for use and operate machinery safely and efficiently
  • Environmental considerations
  • Storage and transport of petrol driven cut off saw
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures
Teaching Methods

Teaching methods include:

  • Theoretical training and assessment
  • Practical training and assessment
Accreditation Options

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, candidates will receive an NPORS card.

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