Northwestern Technological Institute is a skilled trades school in Southfield, Michigan and focusing solely on Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) training since 1979.  


HVAC jobs are abundant across America  - the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) expects a 13% increase in employment in the HVAC industry by the year 2028. Annual starts at $33k, but can increase as high as $78k within five years of working full-time as an HVAC technician

Training Structure

Northwestern Tech's in-person, 10½ month Heating and Cooling Program is designed to train future HVAC technicians for in-demand role in Michigan.  It only takes 10.5 months to complete the entire course and earn four HVAC certifications - EPA 609 Auto Air, TracPipe Certification, EPA 608 Universal and R-410a Certification.

Course curriculum is made of Electrical Theory & Application, Heating, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, Heat Pumps and Boilers, providing a strong foundation for anyone entering the Michigan labor market. Financial Aid is available - 80% students received some form of aid in 2020-21.


Fully priced, the 10.5 month course costs $17,297


Training takes place at NTI's campus at 24800 Northwestern Highway, Southfield, MI (Google Maps)