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.

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.

 

Fire Service

Firefighters must be prepared for a variety of life-saving situations. It’s why fire departments contract with Ridgewater College. Explore options at www.ridgewater.edu/fire.

Healthcare & Emergency Medical Services

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

Live Online

Live, interactive training in a virtual classroom.

Long Term Care (NA/HHA/TMA)

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

Motorcycle Rider Safety

The Minnesota Motorcycle Safety Center rider training program has served Minnesota riders for more than 30 years with affordable, high-quality professional training and education. Instructors are certified by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation and dedicated to building and improving your riding skills.
 

Safety

Maintain a safe workplace through our OSHA/safety-related courses.

Trade & Industry

The need for trained workers in skilled trades and manufacturing is greater than ever. Ridgewater and our partners have developed high quality training programs taught by experienced professionals to help your build the skills you need to be successful in your field.