NPORS Abrasive Wheels with Practical Cutting (N301b)

Gold standard for cutting

Our NPORS Abrasive Wheels with Practical Cutting (N301b) is Ideal for those persons working with abrasive wheels and how to prepare, set up and operate.


This course is aimed at people who require the knowledge and practical skills needed to enable them to safely operate a Hand Held Cut Off Saw.


  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operative
  • 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 when using a cutting machine or grinding
  • Select suitable types of abrasive wheel relative to the work being undertaken
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area and set up an exclusion zone
  • Prepare the machine for use and operate machinery safely and efficiently
  • Environmental considerations
  • Storage and transport of abrasive wheel and machine
  • Storage and transport of cutting/grinding machine
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedure.



DELIVERY METHODS: Open Course | On Site.

  • If this course is delivered on site at your premises, you must ensure you have a safe working area, suitable in size to the scheme rules and correct, safe and examined equipment. Note, this is your responsibility as the booker. Please speak with our team if you are unsure or require more information.

ASSESSMENT: NPORS Theory assessment made up of open questions and multiple choice & NPORS Practical assessment.

CERTIFICATION: Traditional Card: For entrants that wish to apply for the NPORS Traditional Card, there is no requirement to do an NVQ qualification.  If the ‘HS&E TESTED Logo’ is required on the card, entrants must ensure they have attended and passed the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test within the two years prior to application for the card. Validity is 3 or 5 years.

OTHER INFO: Good understanding of spoken and written English.

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  • Course name
    NPORS Abrasive Wheels with Practical Cutting (N301b)
  • Location
    Sutton Coldfield
    Gate Lane 21
    B73 5TR, Boldmere
    Sutton Coldfield
    United Kingdom

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NPORS Abrasive Wheels with Practical Cutting (N301b)

Call for details : 0121 240 0375