The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has confirmed the dates of the 2018 Automotive Tire Service (ATS) Advanced Instructor Training Tour stop in Irvine, Calif.
The California class will be offered July 10-13.
The four-day, hands-on training classes will be hosted across the U.S. 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.
The full schedule of classes is:
Louisville, Ky.: March 27 – 30;
Dallas, Texas: May 15 – 18;
Irvine, Calif.: July 10 – 13;
Denver, Colo.: Aug. 21 – 24;
Seattle, Wash.: Sept. 18 – 21;
Baltimore, Md.: Oct. 9 – 12; and
Tampa, Fla: date TBD.
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 uses 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 online please visit the online registration form.
For more information about the 2018 ATS Training Tour, please email Chris Hoogenboom or call 1.800.876.8372 extension 106.
For more information on TIA, visit www.tireindustry.org.