New Community Career & Technical Institute Graduate Excels as Diesel Technician
Samad Sharrief completed the Automotive Technician program at New Community Career & Technical Institute to launch his career in vehicle repair. After learning that the school began offering a Diesel Technician program, he enrolled to increase his earning potential. Now he has a higher paying position as a diesel technician. Photo courtesy of Samad Sharrief.

New Community Career & Technical Institute Graduate Excels as Diesel Technician

New Community Career & Technical Institute (NCCTI) helps its students launch careers in sectors that provide living wages for them and their families. One of those students who is enjoying…

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New Community Helps Young Woman Achieve Dream of Automotive Career
Maa Efia Nyarkoa Ampiaw completed the Diesel Technician program at New Community Career & Technical Institute. She is now working as an automotive technician at Bridgestone-Firestone in Linden. Photo courtesy of Jermaine Luke.

New Community Helps Young Woman Achieve Dream of Automotive Career

Maa Efia Nyarkoa Ampiaw has always been interested in cars and decided she wanted to become a professional technician. The road to that career path has taken some time, but…

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NCCTI Graduate Thriving in Diesel Field
Ingrid Simeon graduated from the Diesel Technician program at New Community Career & Technical Institute. She now works at HFI Truck Center in Mountainside.

NCCTI Graduate Thriving in Diesel Field

Ingrid Simeon was part of the first Diesel Technician class at New Community Career & Technical Institute (NCCTI). Upon graduation in 2019, she secured a job as an entry level…

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NCCTI Hosts Open House for Prospective Students
Clinical Medical Assistant instructor Seham Abouelhassan talks about the program to prospective students at the NCCTI Open House Dec. 17. NCCTI Director Rodney Brutton, left, Academic Instructor Odette Phillip, standing right, and Student Recruiter Aziza Johnson, sitting right, look on.

NCCTI Hosts Open House for Prospective Students

New Community Career & Technical Institute (NCCTI) hosted an Open House for all its programs Dec. 17 at its Main Campus, 274 South Orange Ave., Newark. Prospective students learned about…

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NCCTI Offers Paid Apprenticeship Opportunities to Automotive and Diesel Students
Director of Automotive Workforce Development of the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers (NJ CAR) Breanna Datello Esquilin speaks about paid apprenticeship opportunities available to New Community Career & Technical Institute students in the Automotive Technician and Diesel Technician programs. NJ CAR received a $1 million grant from the New Jersey Department of Labor which it will use to pay NCCTI students for their work.

NCCTI Offers Paid Apprenticeship Opportunities to Automotive and Diesel Students

New Community Career & Technical Institute (NCCTI), in partnership with the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers (NJ CAR), Newark Mayor Ras Baraka’s Office and the Newark Alliance, is offering…

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