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Abrasive Wheels/Petrol Driven Cut Off Saw at Sittingbourne Technical College at Sheppey College

Course description

The aim of this course is to provide learners with the correct level of knowledge to operate a petrol driven cut off saw safely.


The course is delivered over one half day and is suitable for those that use petrol driven cut off saws. This training is a blend of theoretical and practical hands on study. The course outlines the best practices and health and safety requirements of using a cut off saw as well as guidance on the risks and assessing danger. Learners? knowledge is assessed at the beginning of the course, training tailored to their level and assessed at the end of the course as a pass or fail.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of this course will enable operatives to use a petrol driven cut off saw safely. This is an essential qualification within the construction industry.

Further information

No formal qualifications.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 16 January 2018
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      Canterbury College Sheppey Campus is located within easy walking distance from the train and bus stations. It can be found opposite Tesco and McDonalds. The salon entrance is opposite The Foyer.

      Travelling by Train

      Travel by train to Sheerness on Sea from the Sittingbourne main line station. For more information using the train services, visit the South Eastern website. The train station is a 2 minute walk away from the College.

      Travelling by Bus

      The College is beside the Tesco bus stop. For information regarding bus times and routes visit

      Travelling by Car

      At Sheerness Docks roundabout, bear right and follow road over bridge, College in front of you. At next roundabout, keep in left-hand lane (Superstore) and at mini roundabout, bear right (bus stop on your left, McDonalds facing you). Turn right, College entrance and parking on your right, in front of public car park) For Sat Nav, please input ME12 1HL.