BOWIE, Md. (Jan. 20, 2016) — The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has scheduled hands-on Basic Farm Tire Service training classes for June, July and August.
The classes, which will be held in Garner, Iowa, are being sponsored by Stellar Industries Inc., according to TIA. They are scheduled for June 14-16, July 12-14 and Aug. 16-18, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.
Basic Farm Tire Service is a minimum-skills training and certificate program that outlines and explains the guidelines for servicing farm, agriculture and construction tire and wheel assemblies, TIA said. Participants will learn step-by-step procedures for demounting, mounting and inflating single, dual and three-piece assemblies, in addition to service truck operation and liquid ballast installation/removal, the Bowie-based association said.
Tuition is $495 each for one or two attendees from one company, $445 each for three or more. Attendees who successfully complete the class will receive a certificate of completion, TIA said.