New Date Released - 2019 Certified ATS Training Tour Sponsors and Schedule

 (Bowie, MD - 2/21/2019) – The Tire Industry Association (TIA), a leader in tire safety, has released the dates for the 2019 Automotive Tire Service (ATS) Advanced Instructor Training Tour. The 4-day, hands-on training classes will be hosted across the United States with the goal of educating tire technicians on the proper safety procedures and guidelines for servicing passenger and light truck tire and wheel assemblies. Most of the classes will be held at local community and technical colleges. 


TIA will be visiting a total of seven different locations across the United States. The preliminary schedule is listed below: 


February 5th-8th – Charlotte, North Carolina 

March 26th-29th – Louisville, Kentucky 

May 21st-24th – Mission Viejo, California 

August 13th-16th – Denver, Colorado 

September 10th-13th – Seattle, Washington 

November 12th-15th – Baltimore, Maryland 

December 10th-13th  Detroit, Michigan (new date) 


Thank you to our 2019 Training Tour Sponsors (as of 1.21.2019)31 Inc., ATEQ, Autel, Bartec USA, Modern Tire Dealer, REDI Sensor (Continental), Rubber Inc., and Schrader Performance Sensors. 


The Certified Automotive Tire Service (ATS) Program is a 300 and 400-level certification that provides in-depth and comprehensive instruction on the recommended procedures for servicing modern automobiles and light trucks. Certified ATS is designed for the professional passenger and light truck tire technician so the subjects range from the relationship between torque and clamping force to the TPMS relearn and diagnostic procedures on domestic and import vehicles. Certified ATS also includes an exclusive module on Tire Conditions Analysis that use images from TIA’s Passenger and Light Truck Tire Conditions Manual to educate technicians on the most likely reasons for common irregular treadwear patterns. 


To register for the the 2019 ATS Training Tour, please fill out the form here: Registration Form 

For more information or any questions please contact Chris Hoogenboom at or call 1.800.876.8372 x 106. 




About Tire Industry AssociationThe Tire Industry Association (TIA), with a 99-year history representing all segments of the national and international tire industry, is the leading advocate, as well as, instructor in technical training of tire service technicians. For more information, visit or call 800-876-8372.