TIA Announces Hands-On Farm Tire Service Training Class
Bowie, Md. – The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has announced dates for a hands-on Basic Farm Tire Service (FTS) training class. The class, sponsored by Dawson Tire & Wheel, will be held Aug. 12-14, 2014 in Gothenburg, Nebraska and will run from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. each day.
Basic Farm Tire Service is a minimum skills training and certificate program that outlines and explains the guidelines for servicing farm, agriculture and construction tire and wheel assemblies. Participants will learn step-by-step procedures for demounting, mounting and inflating, single, duel and 3-piece assemblies in addition to service truck operation and liquid ballast installation/removal.
“This is the first hands-on Farm Tire Service training class that TIA has offered and we are really excited about it. We know there is great demand for hands-on training and we expect the class to fill quickly,” said TIA Director of Training Chris Hoogenboom.
Tuition is $495 for 1 or 2 attendees. Companies sending 3 or more participants will receive a discounted rate of $445 per student. Attendees who successfully complete the 3-day class will receive a Certificate of Completion.