BOWIE, Md. — The Tire Industry Association (TIA) will conduct its next Certified Instructor Automotive Tire Service (ATS) class Nov. 16-19 in Los Angeles.
Those interested may sign up as soon as possible.
Certified Instructor ATS is a 400-level certification program that provides direction on recommended procedures for servicing modern auto and light truck tires. TIA said the 15-module program is designed for the professional passenger and light truck tire technician, with subjects ranging from the relationship between torque and clamping force to tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) relearn procedures on domestic and import vehicles.
A module on tire conditions analysis is also included, using uses images from TIA's passenger and light truck tire conditions manual to educate technicians on the most likely reasons for common irregular treadwear patterns.
Those who pass the class will be certified as Advanced ATS instructors.