NPORS – N017 Abrasive wheels – Hand Held Cut Off SawNPORS

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Course Dates

N017 Abrasive Wheels - Hand Held Cut Off Saw - Levy & Non Levy - Novice £200.00Call for dates 1 dayBrownhills WS8 7DL
N017 Abrasive Wheels - Hand Held Cut Off Saw - Levy & Non Levy - Refresher - £30 + Vat for card £150.00Call for dates 1 dayBrownhills WS8 7DL

Awarding Body


Course Name

N017 Abrasive wheels – Hand Held Cut Off Saw

Course Overview

This NPORS Abrasive Wheels Awareness N301 certification delivers the necessary skills, knowledge, and understanding of safely using Abrasive Wheel power tools and eliminating any bad habits present or forming in operation. It is specifically aimed at Plant Operators who require practical and theory-based training and assessment to use or work with Abrasive Wheels.

Course Structure

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s 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 cutting or grinding machine
  • Select suitable type of abrasive wheel and machine 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 abrasive wheel machine
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures Max Ratio Novice Course Novice Course Duration Max number of novice tests Max number of refresher tests

Course Duration

1 Day


  • Midland Plant Training and Testing, Brownhills, WS8 7DL
  • NPORS training can also take place at our clients site provided the appropriate machinery is available for training/testing

Course Completion

Successful candidates will receive a the appropriate NPORS licence card requested.

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01905 425 468
(Option 2 > Option 1).