Why this module?
As regards the work and its technical content, there is plenty of information, guidance, experience, and opinions available, both true and false. That is why this study package will provide you with the correct and safe starting point for entering the tyre industry as a field of work.
What will you learn?
You will get to know the technical characteristics of tyres, wheels and mounting/dismounting procedures of wheels/tyres, and the impact of the various choices made when doing this work. You will learn the basics of good customer service and be able to guide the customer to make better and safer choices, better and safer vehicle use, and adopt correct further measures.
Find the correct work methods and tools to use in changing wheels/tyres. The steps are shown implemented in two ways: as done by professionals and as done by DIY people. You will notice differences in how the job is done and be able to identify those work stages where most of the DIY mistakes happen.
The focus of the “Basics of tyre work” section is on learning the correct sequence of work stages in removing and refitting tyres/wheels, and how they are carried out in the proper manner without causing damage to tyres and rims. The course of study includes plenty of pictures of the work stages, and together with the cross-sectional presentation progressing with the work, they serve as a guideline to the actual trainee stage.
In the section “Wheel Balancing” you will learn how wheel imbalance impacts on wheel behavior and how wheel imbalance can be rectified using the right tools and accessories. Study is supported by topic-specific sets of questions and a printable material with applied practical tasks.