The Tire Industry Association (TIA) will host Automotive Tire Service (ATS) instructor classes Oct. 10-13, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. 

Certified ATS is a 300- and 400-level certification program that provides in-depth and comprehensive instruction on the recommended procedures for servicing modern automobiles and light trucks. It is designed for the professional passenger and light truck tire technician, and the subjects range from the relationship between torque and clamping force to the tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) relearn procedures on domestic and import vehicles.

Certified ATS also includes an exclusive module on tire conditions analysis that use images from TIA's Passenger and Light Truck Tire Conditions Manual to educate technicians on the most likely reasons for common irregular tread wear patterns.

The class will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 10-12, and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 13. The specific location will be emailed to those who register for the class.

Find a registration form here. Learn more about the classes here.

For more information on the classes and the schedule please contact Chris Hoogenboom at or call 1.800.876.8372 x 106.

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