Automotive Service
Technician Training

Training available at NO COST to eligible students


Video of Christie, 2012 Participant of the Year, Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota

Career Paths

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


Attend Information Session starting
at 2:00pm on
the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at:

Prior Training Facility
635 Prior Ave. N
St. Paul, MN 55104

For more information, call 651-379-5837 or complete our online interest form.

Attend the Transportation Career Fair on June 12 and
Learn more about FREE training for eligible students.


  • Classroom and shop training in our 5,600 sq. ft., 4-bay auto shop; includes approximately 80 hours paid training.
  • 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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