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Serving Those Who Have Served

Do you miss the teamwork and drive that you had while you were in the military?

If the answer is “YES,” then becoming an Automotive, Diesel, Marine & RV, HVAC, or Welding & Fabrication Technician or a Commercial Truck Driver could be the right path for you!

J-Tech, a nonprofit institution, is committed to helping military students reach their career goals. We do our best to make sure our classes offer the flexibility needed to help balance education with duty, family, and other personal goals.

Veterans may qualify for financial aid programs and additional benefits to help make education affordable. Our Financial Aid Officers are ready to help you determine what you may qualify for. 

An older J-Tech Automotive Technology student unscrewing a cover panel underneath a car on a lift.

Ready to take the next step
in an essential career?

Financial aid
for Veterans

Start the Financial Aid process by contacting the Financial Aid Office. Our Financial Aid Officers will assist you in completing the FAFSA to determine your eligibility. Veterans may qualify for the GI Bill® or Post-9/11 GI Bill®. There are many programs to help make education affordable. Additional benefits are available for those veterans who qualify:

  • GI Bill
  • Post-9/11 GI Bill
  • Montgomery GI Bill
  • Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)
  • Survivors and Dependents Assistance
  • Fry Scholarship
  • Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (DEA)

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

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our programs

We appreciate your service to our country, and we know that you and your family deserve an affordable education. Ready to get started? Learn more about becoming an automotive technician with J-Tech!

The J-Tech Automotive Technology program combines hands-on training and teamwork just like your military training. You’ll learn the technical skills needed to prepare you for any of the eight Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) automotive repair categories that many car manufacturers and facilities utilize.

Making the move from military to civilian life doesn’t have to be hard, and that is why we are here to help you. Let’s take the next step. Learn more about becoming a diesel technician with J-Tech!

The J-Tech Diesel Technology program puts your skills to work to help you succeed for the future. Combining classroom and lab settings that replicate the real-world environments, this program prepares you to gain the technical and soft skills needed to start a future in the diesel technology industry.

If you are a military veteran who is seeking to obtain your CDL using your post-9/11 GI Bill or other veterans’ education benefits, J-Tech’s 4-week or 8-week CDL training program can help prepare you for the Class A CDL exam. If this fits your future, learn more about becoming a commercial truck driver with J-Tech!

The J-Tech Commercial Truck Driving program offers its students a training environment with reliable technologies and a useful curriculum. Classroom instruction involves interactive training sessions on various topics related to the development of a career as a commercial tractor-trailer driver.

We salute our veterans and thank you for your service and sacrifice to our country and keeping our citizens safe. If you would like to speak to someone and get your questions answered, simply fill out the form here.

The J-Tech Marine & RV Technology program combines the best of both worlds: Water and Wheels. In this program students will learn the ins and outs of outboards, inboards, recreational vehicles and all the components that make them work. This degree has multiple potential career pathways, work on boats, work on RV’s or work on both of them.

We work with our veterans to offer them the flexibility and support they need from a school. We work with you to make your transition to civilian life the smoothest it can be. If you want to learn more about the HVAC program, simply fill out the form here.

Cars, trucks, and big diesel equipment isn’t for everyone and we understand that. That is why we have expanded our program offering to include HVAC! You’ll get hands-on training with each type of system; you will completely disassemble and reassemble the units, so you know the inner workings of it instead of just throwing parts at it as a solution.

Veterans know all about defending our country—but how about building it? If you’re interested in learning more about transitioning to the workforce and getting the skills that build your community and your career, simply fill out the form here.

The J-Tech Welding & Fabrication Technology program gets you hands-on with modern equipment and specialized tools. You’ll be using TIG welders, MIG welders, STICK welders, flux-cored welders, shielding gas cylinders, consumable welding wires, welding clamps, oxy-acetylene, plasma arc cutting, carbon arc cutting, a variety of alloys, and various rigging equipment.

Is an essential career right for you?
Find Out!

This fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report of the results.

Job placement

Photo of a J-Tech HVAC-R student working in the lab, turning a knob.

J-Tech offers a Workplace Readiness Seminar that helps students lay out an employment plan to target employment opportunities. This seminar will assist students with developing their interviewing skills and creating or fixing their resumes. We will assist you with your job applications too!

Employers regularly visit the J-Tech campus to conduct on-campus recruiting and interviews. We offer the space for these activities because we will do all that we can as a school to help ensure maximum success for our students in their job search.

For more information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed this program, and other important information click here.

We look forward to
serving our veterans!

The Jacksonville area is military-friendly. We are proud to be a non-profit institution.