NPORS Abrasive Wheels Cut off Saw Training

A course designed to educate individuals on the safe operation of abrasive wheels cut off saws, which are power tools used for cutting through materials such as metal, concrete, and masonry.

N017 NPORS Abrasive Wheels Cut off Saw Training and Testing

All the NPORS courses consist of a theory session, which for novice courses include full training and presentation.  Refresher and test courses are just a recap of training, any changes in legislation, or updates on new regulations etc. whereas Experienced Workers Tests are straight in to the theory test consisting of 5 questions to answer in full and 20 multiple choice. The theory test required pass mark is 80%.

The training covers topics including: choosing the right machinery for the job, handling, storing, and inspecting of cut off discs, as well as potential hazards and safety precautions.    During the practical testing, participants may be evaluated on their knowledge and practical skills related to abrasive wheels, such as changing the cutting disc and using a cutting trolley to assist in cutting therefore demonstrating correct procedures for abrasive wheels operation.

For full course details and syllabus, please follow this LINK.

N017 NPORS Abrasive Wheels Cut off Saw Training and Testing
Training and Testing

Cut-off saw training and testing typically includes the following aspects:

  1. Familiarisation with the cut-off saw and its components.
  2. Safety precautions, including PPE requirements and safe work practices.
  3. Proper handling, positioning, and setup of the cut-off saw.
  4. Selection of the appropriate blade for the material being cut.
  5. Techniques for making accurate and precise cuts.
  6. Hazard recognition and mitigation strategies.
  7. Maintenance and care of the cut-off saw.

If you have specific questions or need more information about NPORS Abrasive Wheels Cut off Saw Training, please feel free to ask.

So why use Kentra Training?  As many of you know Kentra was established in 1997 by Norman Kennish. Straight away the company registered with NPORS as a training provider. Our registration is number 66 and as such we are now one of the longest serving TP’s with them, delivering nearly 100 different training courses, including our own unique NPORS Small Plant and Portable Tools course and also the NPORS Abrasive Wheels Cut off Saw Training, which is what this blog is about.

Arranging a course

Arranging training with us is simple, contact us through the webpage , email the office on   or give us a call on 01606 832 556 and we can talk you through the different options available.     It really couldn’t be easier to trained as competent operator, we are waiting to help you.