Certifications and Licensure
Professional certifications and licensures help ensure you have the skills to perform quality work. Ridgewater College’s Customized Training and Continuing Education (CTCE) team partners with experts who know are knowledgeable in their industries.
Solutions to meet your needs
- American Welding Society (AWS) Certification
Ridgewater is an American Welding Society (AWS) Accredited Test Facility for welding training and process certification testing. Our Hutchinson campus conveniently serves workers throughout the Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota region.
- Boiler operator exam prep
Minnesota stationary steam and hot water boiler operators must have licenses. Candidates for Special and Second Class engineers (grades A, B, and C) can prepare for the high- or low-pressure steam licensure exam in just two days.
- Childcare continuing education
Continue your childcare provider lifelong learning for child passenger safety, CPR, First Aid, and more.
- Cosmetology continuing education
Stay current with industry laws, safety, and trending techniques. Learn new specialized skills or refresh your prior practices. Look to Ridgewater for cosmetology training and continuing education
- Electrical code re-certification
Remain Minnesota compliant with National Electrical Codes (NEC) to perform the professional work that your clients expect. It’s a must to attract more business if you are a Power Limited Technician or unlicensed electrical worker. Learn everything from bonding and wiring methods to lighting systems and hazardous location safety.
- Mobile crane certification and re-certification
Crane operators, riggers, and signal people are required to be certified by November 10, 2018. Time is running out! Assure you pass your certification exams of the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO). Prepare with Ridgewater where first-time testers have a 95% or better pass rate.
- Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) exam prep
Achieve this in-demand credential by investing in the best exam preparation program available. This unique and highly effective online program uses the SHRM Learning System to prepare you to succeed on the exam and in the ever-changing human resource field.
Contact us today to discuss customized training options
- Hutchinson and Willmar campuses
What clients say
“Instructor was easy to understand and fun!” Cosmetology core
“Everything went great, I felt very well prepared. The computer-based test was easy to follow. I got my scores right away…Everything was 90% so for that I am grateful. Keep up the good work.” Crane participant
Look to Ridgewater College’s CTCE team to meet your training needs on-site, on campus or online.