NISSAN Technician Training Academy (NTTA) prepares you for a career as a factory-trained technician at NISSAN or INFINITI dealerships nationwide. You will gain hands-on automotive diagnosis and repair experience, qualifying you to step into one of the estimated additional 6,000 technician jobs NISSAN and INFINITI dealerships expect to offer over the next 5 years.

NTTA Program Benefits Include:

  • Factory-Specific Training
  • NISSAN & ASE Certification
  • Apprenticeship Opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement Incentive Program

Factory-Specific Training
You’ll have access to NISSAN Virtual Academy online training courses, NISSAN and INFINITI Service Operations manuals (ASIST) and vehicle diagnostic data (CONSULT III Plus), helping you learn how to diagnose and repair NISSAN and/or INFINITI vehicles.

Apprenticeship Program
In addition to training on NISSAN and/or INFINITI vehicles in classrooms, NTTA students are highly encouraged to participate in the apprenticeship program (subject to dealership availability), which offers hands-on dealership experience plus the opportunity to earn money while they learn.

Work at NISSAN or INFINITI Dealerships
Through a partnership with one of 22 community colleges and vocational schools from coast to coast, you’ll work on NISSAN and/or INFINITI vehicles, giving you hands-on experience and preparing you for a career in a NISSAN or INFINITI dealership.

By participating in NTTA, you can earn either a two-year Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree or certificate in Automotive Technology. Students will be eligible to receive certification in the following:

  • Basic Electrical Concepts
  • Chassis
  • Engine Control Systems (ECS) Operations
  • Engine Mechanical
  • Heating, Ventilations & Air Conditioning
  • Transmissions Diagnosis & Repair

NTTA graduates who complete and pass all six ASE certifications have the potential to become a Specialist Technician at a NISSAN or INFINITI dealership.

Due to vehicle sales growth, NISSAN and INFINITI dealerships estimate a need for up to 6,000 additional technicians over the next 5 years. Candidates who have completed post-secondary training programs such as NTTA and/or achieved Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification should enjoy the best job prospects.

Graduating NTTA students hired full-time by a NISSAN or INFINITI dealership are eligible for a monthly tuition reimbursement incentive (up to $6k) over the course of 2 years of employment. For those without tuition debt, reimbursement for the cost of tools may be available.

All Moraine automotive technology students who are pursuing either the Automotive Technology A.A.S. degree (Curriculum Code 1277) or the 12-course Automotive Service Technician Certificate (Curriculum Code 1237) are eligible.

First and second year students are eligible, and highly recommended to participate in the apprenticeship program to gain hands-on Nissan dealership experience.



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Nissan NTTA Inquiry

For more information, contact Nissan/Infiniti Technician Training Academy coordinator Ira Siegel using the form below.