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Large Vehicle Wheels and Tyres

Course Code - AUME32

Prices from £294.00

Course Summary

This course will provide delegates with the knowledge and practical skills and understanding of HGV Tyre identification, diagnosing tyre faults, removal and replacement, puncture repair, tread cutting, and safety. The course contains practical content and full participation by delegates will be required. The course is designed for technicians who carry out this aspect of repair.

What you will cover

  • Tyre development – the importance of the pneumatic tyre
  • Tyre size and other sidewall markings
  • Wheels types and identifications
  • Wheel maintenance, fixings and the importance of torque
  • Tyre legislation
  • Workshop Health and Safety
  • HGV tyre fitting techniques – theory and practical
  • Tyre regrooving – legal/technical aspects, practical regrooving
  • Tyre wear and damage recognition of common wear patterns, identifying common causes, practical diagnosis exercises
  • Minor HGV tyre repairs
  • Factors affecting tyre life and their control – pressure recommendations
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    Course Prerequisites

    Delegates should be HGV tyre fitters who have recently started work or are intending to start work on commercial vehicles. The course will also offer an experienced truck tyre fitter the opportunity to receive formal training on a range of truck tyre related practical topics.

    Additional Information

    If you have any questions in relation to this course, please do not hesitate to email

    Key Benefits

    By the end of the course, delegates will be able to:

  • Explain the fundamentals of truck tyre technology
  • Explain truck tyre and wheel relationships
  • Demonstrate safe fitting and removal of truck tyres
  • Repair punctures
  • Demonstrate correct regrooving of a truck tyre
  • Diagnose common causes of tyre wear and damage
  • Utilise the knowledge and experience gained to improve Health and Safety practices
  • Who Should Attend?

    Delegates should already be working in the HGV Tyre sector

    Course Certification

    GTG Certificate

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