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J-Tech Institute

At J-Tech, a nonprofit institution we understand that to keep the American economy running smoothly, you need to keep things moving and have high-skilled, essential employees.

We’re doing our part by training a whole new generation of Automotive, Diesel, HVAC, Marine & RV, Transportation, and Fabrication & Welding industry professionals at our 168,000 square-foot facility in Jacksonville, Florida. If you’re searching for a school that offers the kind of hands-on essential career training that moves your future in the right direction, you’ve come to the right place.

A J-Tech student working hands-on in the HVAC-R lab.

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The J-Tech

The mission of Jones Technical Institute is to instill in every student, through a quality education and motivation, belief in themselves and their ability to succeed. Students set goals and objectives within their reach and with the technical knowledge and skills they acquire, our students can become successful in technical, trade, and vocational professions. J-Tech also aligns its mission with building partnerships within the industry and community to enhance its programs and opportunities for its students.


J-Tech is a member of the Compass Rose Foundation’s Integrated Education System, a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Corporation with over 70 years of demonstrated commitment to higher education. What does this mean? It means we have a long history of education, training, and putting people to work. 

CRF is proud of its family’s tradition in providing quality educational opportunities and community service that evolved from its Jacksonville forbearers in 1918. Jones Technical Institute marks CRF’s return to Jacksonville and its continued commitment to the development of institutions that meet the demands of the regional economy through workforce training and innovative educational programs.

Play Video about Photo of Mr. Greg Jones and his family standing outside the brand new J-Tech building when it was opened in 2013.