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TIA Takes ATS Class to Chicago

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The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has announced a date for its Certified Automotive Training Service (ATS) Instructor Class to take place in the Chicago area. The course will be held Oct. 18-21, 2016, at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Ill.

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.

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.

To register, please visit www.tireindustry.org. For information, contact Christine Hoogenboom, Director of Training, at choogenboom@tireindustry.org or 1-800-876-8372, ext. 106.

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