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Career Path: Going from Line Technician to Shop Foreman

Developing a career as an auto technician can bring you far along as the years go by. While you may start out as a basic technician at an auto shop, there's nothing that says you need to stay in that position. The skills you can learn and develop as a technician can help you someday become a shop foreman or even a franchise manager. These skills include: 1. Diagnostic Capabilities A frustration that everyone wants to avoid is going to an auto repair shop to identify a problem, only for the technician to

Why Technical Schooling Is a Great Alternative To Community College

Whether you’re just graduating high school or looking to further your career prospects, you may be caught between choosing a community college or a technical college, like NYADI. While one avenue often leads to a degree, the other offers on-the-job experience. Here’s why technical colleges make great alternatives to community colleges. Train For The Job You Want Traditional community colleges offer a vast array of classes in general education subjects, such as English, history and mathematics. Course requirements may also necessitate that you take classes that have little or nothing to do

What You Can Expect to Earn with an Automotive Technology Degree

Are you wondering what your salary will be when you enter the automotive technology industry? Curious about the job outlook for automotive service technicians and mechanics in the decade to come? Keep reading to learn more about this rewarding career and what you can expect upon graduation from the New York Automotive and Diesel Institute. Automotive Technician Salary According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Occupational Outlook Handbook, the median pay for automotive service technicians and mechanics was $38,470 per year and $18.50 per hour in May 2016. The bottom 10% of

Enrolling in the NYADI The College of Automotive and Diesel Technology Vocational School

A typical college education consists of four years of courses that cover a variety of subjects. The degree that a student ultimately ends up with tends to be somewhat broad in scope, allowing them to pursue various careers within many different industries. Vocational schools, such as NYADI The College of Automotive and Diesel Technology, offer a more focused, skill-based education for students who want to pursue a specific professional trade career. The Benefits of a Vocational School The following are a few of the benefits of attending a vocational school such as NYADI

NYADI The College of Automotive and Diesel Technology– Proudly Serving Students from the Westchester County Community for Over 20 Years

At NYADI The College of Automotive and Diesel Technology, we “love, love, love” working on any type of motor vehicle. If you share our passion for cars and trucks, perhaps a career in the automotive repair and maintenance industry is the right choice for you. We offer three courses of study, one in diesel, one in automotive repair, and one in collision repair. All our courses are taught by ASE certified instructors. We are a veteran-friendly school authorized to receive educational benefits -- that is, the GI Bill -- from the

5 Reasons Consumers Seek ASE Certified Mechanics

Whether they’re sports car enthusiasts or they spend long hours in reliable family vehicles, consumers seek out ASE certified mechanics to protect their major investment. Here are five reasons that consumers have maintenance, service and repairs done by ASE certified mechanics. The ASE certification has strict mandatory requirements. Besides having to know all eight areas of the ASE Automotive Certification, ASE certified mechanics are required to have full-time, hands-on work experience – the amount of experience needed varies by field – or a mix of training and experience prior to taking

High-Performance Training Takes The Checkered Flag

The world of high-performance engines is filled with the sounds of inline-six engine revs. It’s enough to get your blood pumping. Fortunately, high-performance engine technicians are some of the most in-demand, highly paid technicians in the automotive industry. If you’re considering a job that lets you work with high-performance engines on a daily basis, you first need to acquire the knowledge and skills required to pursue a rewarding career in the fast lane. From The Racetrack To The Streets While you may think of turbochargers and superchargers as the driving force behind

Turn Accidents into Career Opportunities with Collision Training

Every year, the U.S. reports over 6 million motor vehicle crashes. That’s approximately 16,400 crashes per day. Across the nation, there’s no shortage of vehicles needing collision repair. Fortunately, with a degree in Automotive Technology and the Collision Repair Technology program NYADI The College of Automotive and Diesel Technology, you’ll be prepared to perform collision repairs, turning accidents into career opportunities. Collision Repair Technology Program Learn how to properly repair and refinish vehicles after a collision with training from NYADI – a collision repair technician school. This program trains you to become a

Truck and Diesel Techs Keep the Transportation Industry Rolling

Integral to the nation’s infrastructure, heavy-duty diesel trucks require repair and maintenance by technically trained truck and diesel techs. At NYADI The College of Automotive and Diesel Technology, our graduates are prepared to test, diagnose, repair and adjust components in the areas of diesel engines, brakes, steering and suspensions and more, giving them the real-world skills needed to succeed in the automotive and diesel technology fields. Why Does the U.S. Need Truck and Diesel Techs? From construction vehicles to buses to agricultural equipment, diesel technicians inspect, repair and perform maintenance on diesel

How Predictive Collision Systems Impact Automotive Technicians

A predictive collision system, or collision avoidance system (CAS), is an active safety feature designed to reduce the severity of a collision with another vehicle. These systems typically use radar and sometimes lidar, cameras and GPS to detect a potential crash, and they’ll warn the driver or take action autonomously by applying the brakes or correcting the steering. As these systems become increasingly available in vehicles sold across the nation, you may be wondering how they’ll impact the jobs of collision repair technicians. What CASs Means for Collision Repair Technicians According to