TIA offering farm tire training this summer in Iowa
BOWIE, Md.The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has scheduled hands-on Basic Farm Tire Service training classes for June, July and August, to be held in Garner, Iowa.
The classes, scheduled for June 14-16, July 12-14 and Aug. 16-18, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day, are being sponsored by Stellar Industries Inc., the farm service vehicle manufacturer.
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.
Registration forms may be downloaded on TIA's website at www.tireindustry.org/training. For more information, contact Christine Hoogenboom via email at [email protected] or call 800-876-8372 ext. 106.