TIA Offers First Farm Tire Service Class in Four Years

TIA Offers First Farm Tire Service Class in Four Years

TIA will offer specialized training for farm tire technicians in Iowa.

For the first time since 2019, the Tire Industry Association (TIA) is offering a training class specifically for tire technicians who work in the farm tire service industry.

TIA’s Advanced 200-Level Farm Tire Service (FTS) Hands-on Class will take place June 20-23 at Stellar Industries Inc. in Garner, Iowa.

This four-day course features one day of classroom work followed by three days of comprehensive hands-on training using a service truck, hydraulic tools and a variety of other equipment needed to service these tires.

Along with service truck operation, the class will cover site preparation and equipment lifting; hydraulic tool operation and maintenance; single-piece demount, mount and inflate on machine and off machine; dual demount, mount and inflate; three-piece demount, mount and inflation on machine; and install and remove liquid ballast.

Students who successfully complete the final exam will receive a certificate of completion. Tuition is $595.

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