TIA Releases the 2019 Certified ATS Training Tour Schedule

(Bowie, MD-10/31/2018) – The Tire Industry Association (TIA), a leader in tire safety, has announced the locations for the 2019 Automotive Tire Service (ATS) Advanced Instructor Training Tour. These 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 and exact dates for each location will be confirmed and announced soon. The preliminary schedule is as follows:

  • February – Charlotte, North Carolina
  • March – Louisville, Kentucky
  • May – Dallas, Texas
  • July – Mission Viejo, California
  • August – Denver, Colorado
  • September – Seattle, Washington
  • November – Baltimore, Maryland

Thank you to our 2018 Training Tour Sponsors: 31 Inc., Allpart Supply, Inc., ATEQ, Bartec USA, Steelman Select Sensor, Modern Tire Dealer, Pacific Industrial Co. LTD., 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 and for more information about the 2018 ATS Training Tour, please contact Chris Hoogenboom at choogenboom@tireindustry.org or call 1.800.876.8372 x 106.

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About Tire Industry Association: The Tire Industry Association (TIA), with a 98-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 www.tireindustry.org or call 800-876-8372.