Welcome to J-Tech

Join the Trades Revolution.

The high demand for skilled workers is changing the way America works. Learning a trade in today’s evolving workplace might just be the thing that propels your future forward! Start your training now at J-Tech and be a part of the talented Automotive, Diesel, Marine & RV, HVAC-R, and Welding & Fabrication Technicians who keep America running.

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What Are You
Looking for?

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Is Hands-on Career Training Right for You?

This fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for.

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Essential Careers

J-Tech is doing a whole lot more than training the next generation of essential workers.

We’re working hard to become a driving force for excellence in the Automotive, Diesel, Marine & RV, HVAC-R, and Welding & Fabrication Technology fields. With solid industry partners like NAPA Auto Parts—we’re focused on moving these industries forward by preparing our students for the real world with hands-on training at our 168,000 square foot facility.

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ACCSC School of Excellence

In 2024, Jones Technical Institute was awarded the ACCSC School of Excellence recognition by our accreditor. This award recognizes J-Tech’s efforts in demonstrating a high level of achievement among our students and a commitment to the accreditation process. 


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Automotive Technology

Driving Futures Forward.

J-Tech Automotive Technology program is helping students become heroes of the highway, making mobility happen for people everywhere, every day. Join us and get trained in basic automotive maintenance, diagnostic procedures, and effective repair methods, using testing equipment and specialized tools. The program also includes training on electrical, HVAC, engine performance, suspension, steering, brake systems, and transmission diagnosis and repair.

Diesel Technology

Torque Up Your Skill Set.

Diesel Technicians do more than keep diesel engines running—they help keep our economy going by playing an important part in the transportation industry. At J-Tech Institute, we’re doing our part to meet the demand for skilled diesel technicians by offering a 91-credit hour, ASE-based Diesel Technology Program. With a curriculum designed to help students acquire critical hands-on skills and the confidence they need to launch successful careers, our students become essential workers in the diesel technology industry.

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Too Cool for Traditional School.

If you’re interested in a career that’s all about keeping people cool, you’ve come to the right place. The HVAC industry is an especially hot career path with plenty of opportunities in the Southeast and the state of Florida. J-Tech’s HVAC-R program offers hands-on training on all the fundamentals of different HVAC systems, diagnostic methods, repair techniques, and installation.

Marine & RV Technology

Float Like a Boat, Sting like an ATV.

If you’re a fan of the open road and open water, what better way to earn a living than fixing the machines that get people out on them. As a student in J-Tech’s Marine and Recreational Vehicle Technology program, you’ll learn the ins and outs of both the marine side and the land side of recreational vehicles including diagnostic procedures and effective repair methods for motorhomes and RVs, powerboats, jet skis, diesel and gasoline outboard and inboard engines, and more.

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Commercial Truck Driving

Licensed to Thrill.

The commercial truck driving industry is not only vital to a thriving economy, it is an important part of our everyday lives. J-Tech Institute’s 4- or 8-week Commercial Truck Driving and CDL Program is helping students acquire the skills necessary to prepare for the Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Examination and to launch successful careers as commercial truck drivers.

Welding & Fabrication Technology

Make Sparks Fly.

Skilled welders and fabricators are the backbone of many industries. Get your training at J-Tech and learn on modern equipment with all the specialized tools you need to hone the craft of welding and fabrication. You’ll learn basic and advanced pipe welding, shielded arc welding, flux cored welding; using TIG, MIG, and STICK welders, along with plasma and carbon arc cutters; various alloys, rigging; and safety equipment. Get prepared for the real-world workplace in 18 months with hands-on training from seasoned professionals.

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Get In, Get Out,
Get Hired

The workplace is more competitive than ever. That’s why our programs are designed to prepare students by teaching the technical and soft skills employers are looking for and making sure graduates have the tools they need to succeed! Our success at J-Tech is a team effort. Come join our team and keep your future moving forward as part of the essential workforce!

of J-Tech Automotive Technology graduates are employed in their field of study.
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of J-Tech Diesel Technology graduates are employed in their field of study.
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2 1/2 Day


Evening Classes Available

Career Placement Opportunities

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Part-Time Job Assistance

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Let's Do this!

What’s your driving force? If it’s to work in an industry that’s all about keeping things moving and our economy running—you’ve come to the right place! Join the skilled professionals making engines hum and wheels turn every single day. J-Tech can help you propel your future down the road to success!


J-Tech, a nonprofit institution, is committed to offering the best education and training possible, so we partnered with industry-leading corporations that truly care about the advancement of the automotive, diesel, marine and RV, HVAC, and transportation industries.

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The Jones Technical Institute school admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

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