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ITIA training courses next week

The Irish Tyre Industry Association (ITIA) is holding two training courses at the Athlone Training Centre next week for tyre technicians.

The REACT training course takes place on Tuesday 21st at the Athlone Training Centre.

The REACT licence qualifies technicians to work in both Ireland and the UK and is valid for five years.

Who is this course for?
The course is suitable for anyone who attends breakdown situations on motorways, dual carriageways and trunk roads and is aimed at truck and light vehicle technicians working on the roadside.

The course is run over one day and includes both theory and practical demonstration. All participants then take a written exam to pass the programme. An industry accreditation is awarded which will offer peace of mind to employers and customers that the technician is aware of safe practices when working on roadside breakdowns.

Participants also receive a copy of the ITIA – Service Vehicle and Safe Work Practices/Risk Assessments Guide and Vehicle Walkaround Checklist.

Course Content

  • Health and Safety Awareness
  • Customer Service
  • Pre-Planning for Breakdown
  • Assessment of the Roadside Situation
  • Service Vehicle Check
  • Risk Assessment exercise
  • Practical Skills Demonstration and Tests

Date: Tuesday 21st May 2024
Time: 9am – 4pm
Location: Athlone Training Centre, Garrycastle, Athlone, Co Westmeath

Special member rate of €150+VAT
Non-member rate: €350+VAT

The ITIA has teamed up with Autotech Training to deliver a Level 1 IMI certified Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Awareness Qualification.

The course tailored for Tyre Technicians, will equip them with the skills required for working on Electric/Hybrid vehicles and safeguard them against injury.

Next Course date: Wednesday 22nd May 2024
Time: 9am – 4pm
Location: Athlone Training Centre, Garrycastle, Athlone, Co Westmeath

Member rate: € 450 + VAT
Non-member rate: € 550 + VAT

For more information on these courses or to book a place email