Automotive Service
Technician Training

 

Training available at NO COST to eligible students

Photo of Christie who was a participant at Goodwill.

DUE TO COVID-19, MOST  CLASSES HAVE MOVED TO AN ONLINE FORMAT. TO APPLY OR FOR QUESTIONS ABOUT TECHNOLOGY ACCESS CALL 651-379-5837 OR OUTREACH@GESMN.ORG.

 

Career Paths

  • Express lube technician
  • General service technician
  • Maintenance technician
  • Parts counter salesperson
  • Service advising/writing
  • Tire technician

TO APPLY


WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Get started with eight weeks of training that includes job placement assistance. 
  • Instruction in shop safety, engine lubrications, cooling systems, tires, belts, brakes, customer service, technical service information, multi-point inspection and maintenance
  • Industry speakers, tours and employer contacts
  • Assistance with resumes, applications, interviewing, job search, retention and advancement
  • Earn college credit
  • Training hours: Mon. – Fri., 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Training available at NO COST to eligible students, women are encouraged to apply
  • Goodwill Easter Seals MN has articulation agreements with Dakota Technical College, Dunwoody College of Technology, and Saint Paul College. Students who successfully complete the Automotive Training course at Goodwill-Easter Seals can earn transfer credits for specified automotive programs at the institutions noted above.

Goodwill-Easter Seals is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, an accreditation division of AdvancED, as a postsecondary school. Goodwill-Easter Seals is licensed as a private career school with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, sections 136A.821 to 136A.832. Licensure is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions. Goodwill-Easter Seals is a Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Certified Training Provider. Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota has consistently maintained CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) accreditation since 1977.

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