NCCTI is an approved Technical Career Entry training program for Ford Motor Company. NCCTI has a 23-year partnership with Ford Motor Company, with program graduates completing internships at area dealers as well as working at area dealerships. Students learn the core skills related to steering and suspension, electrical systems, climate control and brake systems. While Ford sponsors the Automotive Technician program, students are prepared to work at any dealership.

There are a host of employment opportunities for graduates, with a clearly defined career pathway. Potential opportunities beyond an entry-level technician include Shop Foreman, Service Manager, Parts Director or possibly General Manager.