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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

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