BOWIE, Md. (Nov. 17, 2004) — The Tire Industry Association will have a full slate of Certified Instructor Program seminars for winter and spring 2005, TIA has announced.
The seminars—which combine in-depth classroom instruction with hands-on work—will be held in Baltimore and Denver, according to the association. They are offered in both Automotive Tire Service (ATS) and Commercial Tire Service (CTS), and technicians who successfully complete them are qualified to go back to their workplaces and train their colleagues, TIA said.
There are two different Certified Inspector Program classes. The three-day classes certify graduates as Certified ATS Instructors, qualified to certify technicians in the field, TIA said. The four-day courses certify graduates as Certified ATS Advanced Instructors, qualified to certify other instructors as well as technicians.
The schedules are as follows:
Baltimore—ATS: Jan. 25-27 (3-day); Jan. 25-28 (4-day); April 5-7 (3-day); April 5-8 (4-day). CTS: March 16-18 (3-day); March 15-18 (4-day).
Denver—ATS: Feb. 8-10 (3-day); Feb. 8-11 (4-day); Feb. 12-15 (4-day); Feb. 13-15 (3-day); March 22-24 (3-day); March 22-25 (4-day). CTS: Jan. 11-14 (4-day); Jan. 12-14 (3-day); Feb. 22-25 (4-day); Feb. 23-25 (3-day); April 12-15 (4-day); April 13-15 (3-day).
For more information on the courses and fees, go to www.tireindustry.org or call (800) 876-8372 or (301) 430-7280.