TIA to Offer Certified ETS Training in July

BOWIE, Md. – The Tire Industry Association (TIA) will offer its only Certified Earthmover Tire Service (ETS) Technician training class of the year, July 11-15, 2022, in Garner, Iowa. Participants are encouraged to sign up today to ensure a spot in the five-day, 300-level certification course.

The class is targeted at experienced off-the-road tire and wheel-service professionals. Previous attendance in TIA’s Basic Commercial Tire Service (CTS) and Basic Earthmover Tire Service (ETS) classes are prerequisites for taking the course.

Course work will cover:

  • Safety guidelines, including personal protective equipment (PPE), safe lifting and heatstroke/frostbite identification and prevention;
  • Speed restrictions, dual-tire guidelines, dual- and single-tire matching guidelines, tire mixing recommendations, temperature and inflation pressure, rim-to-tire fitment, TPMS/TKPH and tire/rim assembly weight; and
  • Demounting, mounting and inflation procedures for a tubeless OTR tire on one-piece, three-piece and five-piece rims.

Tuition is $1,295.00 and does not include hotel accommodations. For hotel information and to register, visit https://www.tireindustry.org/certified-ets-technician-training.

For questions about the course, contact TIA’s Training Department at training@tireindustry.org.