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Are you ready to build a career in the automotive industry? Get the hands-on education you need at NYADI The College of Transportation Technology.

Quick Facts

  • Earn an Associate Degree in 16 months.
  • Learn from ASE-Certified instructors with real-world experience.
  • No high school diploma? We can help. Click here to learn how.
  • Earn industry certifications from leading manufacturers such as Audi, AllData, Freightliner, Detroit Diesel, Mack and Volvo Trucks, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ford Motor Company, Isuzu Trucks, Kenworth, Mercedes Benz, Subaru and Toyota. Click here to find out more.

Based in Jamaica, NY, NYADI offers associate degrees and certificate programs for students interested in automotive technology. With an experienced faculty and a focus on practical skills, students at NYADI graduate prepared to jump into the workforce.

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The NYADI Difference

At NYADI, you’ll build career-ready skills with the help of a faculty and staff that’s dedicated to preparing students for a rapidly-growing industry. Some of the biggest ways we stand out include:

No High School Diploma? - We Can Help

As an Ability-to-Benefit (ATB) technical college, NYADI proudly welcomes students of all backgrounds, including those who do not have a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent. Your education at NYADI will include Test Assessment Secondary Completion (TASC) courses to prepare you for the High School Equivalency (HSE) exam.

Popular Courses

NYADI strives to provide first-in-class technical education and hands-on training, using the most up-to-date curriculum material and equipment in the automotive industry.

Hybrid Engine

Hybrid Electric Drive Technology

Students take great interest in Hybrid Electric Drive Technology. Hybrid means Gas or Diesel power and electric power combined. It is now and in the near future what every car…

Carlos Sorondo, ASE Master Auto and Diesel Technician

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Car At Night

Performance Fundamentals

Students enjoy Performance Fundamentals. They learn how an internal combustion engine works, and the major differences between a gasoline and a diesel engine. The initial…

Peter Licostie, ASE Master Automotive Technician

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Fuel Pump Readings

Fuel Systems

Students find the automotive Fuel Systems class fascinating because it is an in depth look at engine performance. It covers intake, exhaust, turbocharging, supercharging along with…

Edward Boyle, ASE Master Automotive Technician

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Wheel And Axle Illustration

Steering and Suspension

Students find value in Steering and Suspension because the course provides an abundance of information and exposure. Tires are covered in great detail, including types and identification. Steering system types…

Edward Boyle, ASE Master Automotive Technician

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Car Wiring

Automotive Electrical Foundations

Teaching Automotive Electrical Foundations is a pleasure. This class is based on the love I have for electricity. I get a chance to show the students just how incredible this force really is….

Carlos Sorondo, ASE Master Auto and Diesel Technician

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Assembly Line

Welding & Cutting

Welding & Cutting is a student favorite. The course applies to a plethora of occupations both in and out of the automotive fields. It is a mandatory skill in the collision industry, as it is needed to…

Dennis Gregory, ASE Master Collision Technician

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Quick Facts

Prospective students can find helpful information on our programs, courses, and partnerships.

NYADI’s mission is to provide educational opportunities to students from non-traditional backgrounds, who have been underrepresented in higher education, and to provide these students with the technical skills and knowledge necessary for successful career entry, development, and advancement.

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Available courses, academic calendar, financial aid information – all the details you need are in the NYADI College Catalog 2022-2023, Volume 1.9.

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NYADI is authorized by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York to award the following degrees:

  1. Degree of Associate in Occupational Studies (AOS) in Automotive Technology
  2. Degree of Associate in Occupational Studies (AOS) in Automotive and Diesel Technology

NYADI also offers certificate programs in:

  1. Automotive Service Technology
  2. Truck and Diesel Service Technology
  3. Collision Repair Technology
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Get Trained Where the Industry Shops for its Technicians – Ask About Manufacturer Partnerships.

  1. ACDelco
  2. All Data
  3. Audi USA
  5. Caliber Collision
  6. CREF
  7. Detroit Diesel
  8. Fiat Chrysler
  9. Ford
  10. Freightliner
  11. I-CAR
  12. Isuzu Trucks
  13. Kenworth Trucks
  14. Mack and Volvo Academy
  15. Mercedes-Benz
  16. NC3
  17. Penske
  18. Snap-on Tools
  19. State Farm
  20. Subaru University
  21. Toyota
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NYADI offers multiple academic terms throughout the year, so we can help you find a schedule that works for you. Full-time classes at NYADI start every three weeks, and part-time classes start every five weeks.

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NYADI is monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic closely and taking precautionary measures to keep all our students and staff members safe. Find information on our COVID-19 policies:

  1. NYADI COVID-19 Update
  2. Students Covid-19 Screening
  3. Staff Covid-19 Screening
  4. Faculty Covid-19 Screening
  5. NYADI Cares Act Disclosure

NYADI faculty and staff will continue to follow guidance for educational institutions as issued by the New York State Department of Health.


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NYADI GraduateI recently graduated from NYADI The College of Transportation Technology with two certificates: one in Automotive Service Technology and the other in Collision Repair Technology….Read more
Mitranand Bipat
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NYADI GraduateMy Name is Mitranand Bipat, I started the Master Technician Truck and Diesel Program here at New York ADI in 2015 not knowing what to expect after getting out from the Army… Read more
Maleek Greaves
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NYADI GraduateThe Career Services department at NYADI was very helpful to me when I needed it. Susan always made sure you had options so you choose what’s right for you…Read more

Studying at NYADI

Expert faculty, up-to-date courses, and a supportive environment make NYADI the perfect place to get the automotive technology skills you need.

Meet Our Faculty

Get to know the faculty at NYADI. Our instructors carry decades of first-hand experience in the field, and many of them owned businesses, so you’ll learn from qualified and knowledgeable professionals.

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Our Courses

NYADI’s academic programming combines classroom instruction with hands-on learning. We use the most up-to-date materials and equipment, so you’ll graduate ready to enter the workforce.

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Media Gallery

Take a peek into life at NYADI. We celebrate our students’ successes and offer jobs fairs and other events.

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Start Your Automotive Technology Career at NYADI Today

Ready to get started? The staff at NYADI is happy to answer any questions you have about our degree and certificate programs, enrollment, and financial aid. To get more information about automotive school education in Jamaica, NY, get in touch with our admissions team today.