TIA Announces Hands-On Farm Tire Service Training Classes

Bowie, Md. – The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has announced the dates for three hands-on Basic Farm Tire Service (FTS) training classes in 2016. The classes, sponsored by Stellar Industries, will be held in Garner, Iowa on June 14-16, July 12-14 and August 16-18 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.

“The response to our hands-on FTS programs has been very good over the past two years and we are excited to be offering the classes again this summer,” said TIA Director of Training Christine 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.

To download a registration form, please visit www.tireindustry.org/training. For information, contact Christine Hoogenboom at choogenboom@tireindustry.org or 1-800-876-8372, ext. 106.