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TIA Offering Advanced Hands-on Earthmover, Farm Tire Training


Tire Industry Association is now offering Advanced Hands-On Training for technicians in the earthmover and farm tire service industries.

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Designed to provide additional education for those that have completed the TIA Basic ETS and Basic FTS courses, students will receive comprehensive hands-on training using a service truck and hydraulic tools.

“Nothing replaces hands-on instruction in the farm and earthmover tire service industries, so these classes are a direct response to the demand from our members to provide these unique training classes,” said Kevin Rohlwing, TIA senior vice president of training. “While classroom instruction and a written examination is necessary in most instances, these classes are not part of a certification or certificate program so all of the focus is on using the tools and equipment safely and correctly.”


The class schedule for 2017 is as follows:


Earthmover Tire Service Classes

April 18-20 at AME International, Brooksville, Fla.

August 8-10 at Stellar Industries, Garner, Iowa

Sept. 12-14 at Stellar Industries, Garner, Iowa


Farm Tire Service Classes

January 17-19 at AME International, Brooksville, Fla.

June 12-15 at Stellar Industries, Garner, Iowa

July 11-13 at Stellar Industries, Garner, Iowa


Registrants will be required to complete the TIA Basic Level ETS or FTS courses as a prerequisite. Tuition is $495 for one or two attendees. Companies sending three or more participants will receive a discounted rate of $445 per student. Attendees who successfully complete the three-day class will receive a Certificate of Completion.


The advance classes are supported by AME International, Stellar Industries and Tire Life.

For more information or to register, contact Christine Hoogenboom at [email protected] or 1-800-876-8372, ext. 106.

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