Certified Automotive Technician

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900 CLOCK HOUR PROGRAM | 30 Weeks Full-Time | 50 Weeks Part-Time 
 
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE:

At NYADI, students train to become certified automotive technicians through our comprehensive 900-hour program. Starting with entry-level courses on the fundamentals of automotive service, our automotive technician training program gives students of all skill levels a solid foundation to build upon. During the training, students will become well-versed in several automotive components, including electrical systems, engine performance, steering, suspension and brakes. The interactive, hands-on coursework is supplemented by theoretical knowledge, so students are fully prepared to test, diagnose, repair and adjust automotive parts upon completing the program.

Since our curriculum reflects recent industry innovations, changes are constantly being made to ensure that students are learning how to service the latest vehicle models. With the necessary knowledge and skills needed to thrive, graduates of the NYADI Certified Automotive Technician program will be able to successfully enter the workforce.

Using Your ASE Automotive Technician Certification

As a certified automotive technician, you’ll be qualified to start working immediately after graduation. NYADI’s placement department will assist you every step of the way to make sure that you are placed in a job that suits your goals. Most graduates accept entry-level positions as technicians or service advisors at dealerships and parts counters.

With practical training from NYADI, employers can expect that you’ll bring a high level of professionalism to their company. Thanks to the program’s emphasis on training students in both customer service and automotive technical knowledge, finding a job after graduation is usually a simple and straightforward process.

Start Your Future

Are you hoping to attend NYADI full-time, or would you prefer to take on a part-time schedule? The flexibility afforded by the NYADI Certified Automotive Technician program caters to a variety of unique needs and situations.

Not only that, but the school is centrally located in Jamaica, Queens, so you can stop by for a tour or get to class without a problem. Whether you’re coming from Brooklyn, Nassau County, Westchester County or Northeast New Jersey, NYADI can be easily accessed via car, bus, subway or the Long Island Railroad. With abundant transportation options available, it’s easy to attend NYADI and jumpstart your career as a certified automotive technician today.

 
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US Depart of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification Code for Certified Automotive Technician : 49-2096.00
 
CLASS SCHEDULE:
Full-Time Begins Breaks Ends
Mon – Thurs 8:00 am 9:15 am - 9:30 am
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
1:15 pm  - 1:30 pm
3:15 pm
Mon – Thurs 6:00 pm 8:40 pm - 9:00 pm 10:25 pm
 
COURSE SCHEDULE:
COURSE PREREQUISITES TITLE HOURS
 
 
ENGINE PERFORMANCE
 
AD431
 
Performance Fundamentals*
90
AT232
AD431, AD451
Engine Electronics
90
AT233
AT232
Fuel Systems
90
AT234
AT233
Emission Control Systems
90
 
 
BRAKES AND STEERING & SUSPENSION
 
AT241
 
Undercarriage I: Steering & Suspension*
90
AT242
AT241
Undercarriage II: Braking Systems*
90
AT243
AT242
Advanced Undercarriage
90
 
 
ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS
 
AD451
 
Electrical Foundations*
90
AD452
AD451
Electrical/Electronic Systems
90
AD453
AD452
Advanced Electrical/Electronic Systems
90 
       
    TOTAL 900
*May be offered in any sequence.  Class starts are subject to change.