Retail

TIA's 2017 ATS Training Kicks Off Jan. 31 in Dallas

Posted on January 9, 2017

The first Automotive Tire Service (ATS) advanced instructor class for 2017 will be held Jan. 31 through Feb. 3 in Dallas, Texas. The ATS training tour will visit five other cities throughout the year.

Registration information can be found at www.tireindustry.org.

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 100,000 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) so technicians have a thorough understanding of the requirements for the most popular domestic and import vehicles.

The program will visit these five other cities in 2017:

Charlotte, N.C. - February

Baltimore, Md. - June

Seattle, Wash. - September

Louisville, Ky. - October

Sarasota, Fla. - December

For more information please contact Christine Hoogenboom at choogenboom@tireindustry.org or 800-876-8372 x106.

Related Topics: TIA, TIA ATS Training, training

Comments ( 0 )
More Stories
Hiring a third party to come in and mystery shop your stores, both in person and via telephone, will help you see what you can’t see.
Article 71% of Employees are Disengaged: So What Makes You Think Yours are Not?

Do you see what I see? Of course not! If you could see through your customers’ eyes, they would tell you how well, or how poorly, your employees engage customers. It’s not that easy to track, however.

In addition to warning its employees on the dangers of texting and driving, Ramona Tire promotes that message to the public with its “Please make it home safe today” digital billboard on I-215 west of Hemet, Calif. (see sidebar).
Article How Is the ‘Health’ of Your Business Insurance Coverage?

Many of us make it a point to see our doctor for regular checkups. Doing so gives the physician the opportunity to assess the current condition of our health, and gives us a chance to ask questions about medical issues or concerns. A thorough exam can help to diagnose early symptoms and gives the doctor an opportunity to offer recommendations and advice for a healthier lifestyle.

The new G-Max RS is the General brand's first UHP summer tire. The company says its Smart Technologies offer impressive performance in dry and wet conditions while visual alerts provide driving confidence.
Product New G-Max RS UHP Summer Tire Rounds Out General Line

The new G-Max RS is the first General brand tire designed for the ultra-high performance summer tire segment.

Be the First to Know

Get the latest news and most popular articles from MTD delivered straight to your inbox. Stay on top of the tire industry and don't miss a thing!