Certified Automotive Technician

Worried you can't get on the road to success without your high school diploma or GED? At New York Automotive and Diesel Institute, you can still receive the the automotive training you need to start your high-octane career.

Welcome to New York Automotive & Diesel Institute. We're known exclusively for training students to become Master Automotive, Diesel & Collision Technicians - knowledgeable in all aspects of repair and service of cars, trucks and diesel engines. These are the skills that employers demand, and will allow you to enjoy a successful, long-lasting career.

All of our programs are structured around the ASE standards. ASE stands for Automotive Service Excellence and is nationally recognized for certifying both automotive and truck & diesel technicians. Our programs are designed to help you develop the skills needed to become an entry-level technician in as little as 8 months. Our Career Services Department will help you match those skills with potential employers. Remember, you can take your certificate wherever you go!

Our school is licensed by the New York State Education Department. Our school is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges ACCSC. Our placement department will assist you every step of the way from writing a resume to arranging a job interview with a top company. Full-time classes start every three weeks and part-time classes start every five weeks.

Certified Automotive Technician Program

This program is designed for individuals who seek to prepare themselves in four areas of ASE certification and to begin an entry-level career as an automotive technician, parts counter person or service advisor. The instructional plan sets high student and professional training expectations to achieve student outcomes that support the objective of the School. The program provides the theoretical knowledge and practical “real world" skills necessary to effectively service the latest vehicles and ensure customer satisfaction. The objective is to provide the graduate with the level of knowledge and skills necessary to correctly test, diagnose, repair and adjust as necessary, the components in the areas of engine performance, brakes, steering, suspension and electrical/electronic systems. Upon completing all requirements of the programs, graduates will be qualified to perform specialized diagnostic tasks and effectively service and repair these systems.

Additional Programs Offered

  • Master Certified Automotive Technician
  • Certified Truck and Diesel Technician
  • Master Truck and Diesel Technician
  • Master Certified Collision Repair Technician


New York Automotive and Diesel Institute, Jamaica
178-18 Liberty Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11433

Financial aid and Veterans Benefits are available to those who qualify. To find out if you qualify, contact our financial aid department. Graduates will receive our exclusive Snap-on Tool set. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to read, write and understand English, as all New York ADI classes are taught only in English.

During the past few months, we have worked closely with NATEF to make certain that our program would meet strict industry standards, and now we are delighted to join the ranks of the ASE accredited training programs. Students will be assured of a quality education, and shop owners will be assured of getting quality job applicants.

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