Ridgewater College
 Open enrollment courses designed to meet industry licensure requirements 
•  Courses for professional skill enhancement
•  Personal and professional growth opportunities
•  Administrative and managerial services

Ridgewater College

Ridgewater College Customized Training & Continuing Education focuses on building long-term relationships with businesses and individuals. We play a significant role in central Minnesota's workforce development by helping organizations position themselves for the future.


Train right at your company with +Connect – a series of training courses led by live instructors via mediated telepresence.

Boiler Operator

The State of Minnesota requires that all Boiler Operators are licensed by the Department of Labor. Our courses will help prepare candidates to sit for low and high pressure license state certification exams.

Business & Professional Development

Employees at all levels can gain knowledge and insight through courses such as Customer Service, Human Resources Certification Preparation, Learn to Lead, and more.

Cosmetology/Massage Therapy/Spa Services

Our courses will assist licensed operators and salon managers to meet continuing education requirements set by the Minnesota Board of Cosmetologist Examiners.

CPR & First Aid

Our CPR & First Aid offerings include American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR, Heartsaver First Aid, and BLS for Healthcare Providers.

Crane Operator/Rigger/Signalperson

New and experienced crane operators can stay current in industry regulations and certifications through our NCCCO-mobile crane prep courses.



Electrical workers will be able to update their National Electrical Code knowledge and meet continuing education requirements through MN Department of Labor approved courses.

Healthcare & Emergency Medical Services

Medical personnel and emergency responders will receive top-notch continuing education through any of our refresher or advanced healthcare classes.

Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide

Build your healthcare skills through offerings including Medication Administration, NA Refresher and CNA/HHA examination.