The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has finalized dates for two more of its Automotive Tire Service (ATS) Advanced Instructor classes in 2017.
They are as follows:
Feb. 28, 2017 - March 3, 2017 - Charlotte, N.C.
June 20, 2017 - June 23, 2017 - Baltimore, Md.
The training tour kicks off Jan. 31 in Dallas, and also will visit Seattle, Wash. in September; Louisville, Ky. in October, and Sarasota, Fla. in December.
The Certified ATS Instructor Program is a 4-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.
The 2017 Tour is sponsored by the following member companies:
American Tire Distributors Inc.
Bartec USA LLC
Counteract Balancing Beads
Modern Tire Dealer
Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket's VDO Redi-Sensor
Standard Motor Products Inc.
JS Products Inc.
Tuffy Manufacturing Inc.