The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has added San Francisco and Pittsburgh to its 2014 Certified Automotive Training Service (ATS) Instructor Training Tour.
The latest tour dates and locations are:
July 8-11, Skyline College, 3300 College Drive, San Bruno, Calif., 94066; and
July 8-11, Community College of Alleghany County, West Hills Center, 1000 McKee Road, Oakdale, Pa., 15071.
The Certified ATS Instructor Program is a four-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 85,000 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).
To register, visit www.tireindustry.org.
For information, contact Chris Hoogenboom, director of training, at email@example.com or 1-800-876-8372, ext. 106.