Power Cut-Off Saw Training (1-day)

Further Details
Course Code
LA87865
Location
Deeside
Duration
Part Time, This is a 1 day course (09:00 – 16:00)
Department
Construction & Building
Start Date
03 Feb 2023
End Date
03 Feb 2023

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Course Overview
The course covers a range of petrol and battery operated cut-off saws. The course covers both knowledge and practical hands on set-up and use:

● Regulations and legislation governing petrol cut-off saws and their cutting discs
● The main components of the cut-off saw and their functions
● The risks of dust, noise, vibration and asphyxiation arising from use and the need for correct PPE
● Operators safety code including the risks from kickback, pull away, climbing and pinching
● Pre-use checks and fault reporting procedures
● Selection, identification and fitting of abrasive wheels to cut-off saws including guard adjustment

● Cut off saw inspection and maintenance
● Selection, examination and fitting of cutting wheels to petrol cut off saws
● Preparation and assessment of the work area
● Carrying, holding and guiding the cut-off saw
● Safe cold and warm start procedures
● Dust suppression
● Safe refuelling
● Safe use when cutting vertically and horizontally (concrete and steel)
● Transport and storage of the cut-off saw
No formal assessment, ongoing formative assessment of practical skills and a short test to assess knowledge gained. Everyone completing the course will receive a Coleg Cambria achievement certificate.
No prior experience or formal qualifications are required to enrol on the course. Anyone working in or intending to work in the construction industry
Ground works, stone work, bricklaying, roofing, paving and slabbing and general construction operatives.
£180
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