TIA Announces ATS Training Tour Dates
Bowie, Md. – The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has announced dates for a number of its Certified Automotive Tire Service (ATS) Instructor Classes for 2016. They are as follows:
Charlotte - March 1-4
Denver - April 19-22
Baltimore - June 21-24
Denver (women’s only class) – October 4-6
The Certified ATS Instructor Program is a 4-day in-depth classroom and hands-on class that industry professionals must successfully complete in order to return to the dealership(s) to train technicians to prepare them for certification. TIA has used the train-the-trainer approach to train and/or certify more than 100,000 technicians since 1997.
Certified ATS includes safety guidelines and step-by-step procedures for all aspects of passenger and light truck tire service including wheel installation with the proper torque and tire repair. It also includes a full day of instruction on Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS), so technicians have a thorough understanding of the requirements for the most popular domestic and import vehicles.
The 2016 tour is sponsored by the following TIA member companies:
Counteract Balancing Beads
JS Products, STEELMAN Select TPMS
Modern Tire Dealer
REMA Tip Top
Standard Motor Products (SMP)
The Main Resource (TMR)