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Northwestern Technological Institute


Northwestern Technological Institute


At Northwestern Tech, there is a strong will to ensure graduates get the jobs that are perfect for them. Graduates of the HVAC Program are helped by the institute’s Graduate Services Department which organizes Career Development Classes for students to help them in all aspects of creating the perfect graduate profile and showing them how to ace interviews. The Graduate Services Department also holds two career fairs annually in Spring and Autumn to help graduating students meet prospective employers who are looking into hiring at this time. Building good employer relationships and constant communication with graduates is another focus of the Graduate Services Department in order to aid students in getting placements.


Campus Location:
Northwestern Technological Institute
24567 Northwestern Highway Suite 200
Southfield, MI 48075



Enrolment and Financial Aid
Enrolment at the Northwestern Technological Institute is quite easy with a simple, straight-forward process to ensure facilitation of admission of new students into the Program. Since Northwestern Tech offers only one Program, admission to this school is very standard. It begins with the first step: Meeting with an Admissions Advisor. The Admissions Advisor will take you on a personal tour of the campus and its facilities so you can decide if this Institute is the place you want to study at.
Following this, the Admissions Advisor will sit with you and discuss the details and minutia of the program. Then you can complete a pre-application form. Your next step will be to meet with the Financial Aid department where your financial situation will be reviewed and options for financial aid laid before you. The Financial Aid Department will help you consider your options for tuition payment and tell you exactly what’s required for specific types of aid.

Your third and final step will now be to enroll. This is easy. All you need to do is finalize your financial aid, make a plan for success and complete the enrolment form.

Financial Aid may be available in the form of MI Works! Grants, Veteran Benefits, TAA Benefits, Student Loans and Federal Grants. However, financial aid comes with its own set of criteria that students must meet. To apply for a Federal Grant, individuals need to have a GED. Without it, individuals can still be accepted into the program if they do an ATB Test and do not need any sort of financial aid.

HVAC Training Program

Northwestern Technological Institute only offers one Program on its campus: The Climate Control Technology Program. This Program lasts for 45 weeks and comprises of all elements of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC). Being among the top schools offering this program in the state, Northwestern Tech brings focus and dedication to the imparting of the skill-sets required to ace this Program.

The school offers field-experienced instructors who go all out to ensure students learn and understand the various skills of HVAC such as the servicing and installation of light commercial and residential heating, air conditioning, ventilation and refrigeration systems. The program also has an offshoot study of skills required for building maintenance which encompasses electrical wiring, appliance troubleshooting and basic plumbing skills.

The course comprises of classes on Property Maintenance, Installation, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, Electrical Theory and Application, Heating, Heat Pumps, Hydronics and Troubleshooting with an amazing four national certifications obtained at the end of the Program: the EPA 609 Auto Air Certification, the Trac Pipe Certification, the R-410a Certification and the EPA 608 Universal Certification.