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JL Griffis Twin Cities School is a nonprofit automotive technical school located in St. Paul, MN.

We offer auto mechanics training, auto detail training, and customer service training for unemployed or under-employed young adults. The JL Griffis Twin Cities School automotive training is individualized and practical. If you learn best by doing, this school is for you. You’ll learn at your own pace to develop and master the skills needed to qualify as a JL Griffis certified auto technician or detailer. The length of training to become certified as an auto technician is 9 months. The length of training to become certified as an auto detailer is 12 weeks. Our students will benefit by taking advantage of the second chance JL Griffis Twin Cities School offers. Studies have shown that people learn best through a combination of direct instruction and active learning which our school offers in a hands-on setting teaching automotive repair skills. Our programs are especially beneficial for students who haven’t reached their full potential in a traditional school setting. If you are serious about an automotive career, JL Griffis Twin Cities School is here to provide the training you need to succeed in the high-demand and lucrative automotive industry.