Commercial Tire Service CTS-400 Instructor Training and Certification

Commercial Tire Service CTS-400 Instructor Training and Certification

Companies that wish to take technician training to the highest level can participate in the 400 Level Certified Commercial Tire Service (CTS) Instructor Classes that TIA offers throughout the year. This 4-day class covers all aspects of medium/heavy truck tire service, and also teaches the attendees how to instruct a 300 Level Certified Technician Course in the field. Following is a list of the 18 Modules that make the Certified CTS Program:

  • Module 1: Introduction
  • Module 2: Tires
  • Module 3: Rims, Wheels & Hubs
  • Module 4: OSHA Regulations
  • Module 5: Road Service Safety
  • Module 6: Jacking & Lifting, Lock-Out/Tag-Out
  • Module 7: Wheel End Safety
  • Module 8: RIST
  • Module 9: Hub-Pilot Service
  • Module 10: Stud-Pilot Service
  • Module 11: Demountable Rim Service
  • Module 12: Single Piece Demount & Mount
  • Module 13: Single Piece Inflation
  • Module 14: Multi-Piece Demount & Mount
  • Module 15: Multi-Piece Inflation
  • Module 16: Balance & Run-Out
  • Module 17: Repair
  • Module 18: Charts & Tables

Classes begin at 1:00 pm EST on the first day. However, if the attendee has less than 2 years of experience servicing truck tires, you can sign up for the early session on Tuesday. From 8:00 am – Noon students will physically mount and demount a tire, as well as install and remove a wheel assembly from the truck using impact and torque wrenches. There is no additional charge for this session.

Within a week of registering, you will receive an email confirmation from TIA.

4-Day Tuition: $950

The tuition rate does not include the sleeping room rate. If the student plans to pay for the hotel by credit card, the student must provide the card at hotel check-in or a letter of authorization must be sent to the hotel by the cardholder. TIA has negotiated a discounted rate at the hotels listed below. If you would like to make a reservation, please contact the appropriate hotel. When making a reservation, please state that you will be with the Tire Industry Association to receive the discounted rate.


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