Training Class Schedule

 

Below is a list of upcoming Child Passenger Safety training classes scheduled in North Carolina. Check with the class “Contact” for additional information about the classes that are listed. Some classes, may be full or closed to persons outside of the sponsoring and/or host agencies.

All registrations for CPS Certification and Renewal classes must be made using the Safe Kids Certification online system. Additional details and registration information is available on the Safe Kids CPS Certification site.

To register for an NC Update/Refresher  or Transportation of Children with Special Needs class, contact the main contact listed with the class in the table below.

Certification Classes
Certification Renewal Classes
NC Update/Refresher Classes
Transportation of Children with Special Needs Classes

Certification Classes

Refer to the National Standardized CPS Certification Training page for information on course content and target audience.

Inclusion on this list does not guarantee that space is available. Refer to the Training Class Registration Information page for information on class registration fees, how to determine if space is available in a CPS Certification class and how to register for one.

Class Dates
Sponsors
County / Location Registration Information Contact
Oct 16,2017 – Oct 19,2017
Gaston College
SKID: NC20170719736
Gaston County
Gaston College Range House
1620 Tulip Dr
Gastonia, NC 28052
Jackie Quinley
Gastonia Police Department
704-866-6702
quinley_jackie@cityofgastonia.com
How to Register and Pay
Additional fees apply, click here for more information.
Oct 31,2017 – Nov 3,2017
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC20170901901
Limited scholarships available.
Wake County
Morrisville Fire Department
200 Town Hall Drive
Morrisville, NC 27560
Allan Buchanan
NC DOI Office of State Fire Marshal
919-218-7855
allan.buchanan@ncdoi.gov
How to Register and Pay
Nov 6,2017 – Nov 9,2017
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC20170901902
Limited scholarships available.
Alamance County
Lake Macintosh Club House
2704 Huffman Mill Road
Burlington, NC 27215
Allan Buchanan
NC DOI Office of State Fire Marshal
919-218-7855
allan.buchanan@ncdoi.gov
How to Register and Pay
Nov 13,2017 – Nov 16,2017
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC20170817841
Limited scholarships available.
Edgecombe County
Tarboro Fire Dept Station 2
2208 W Howard Ave.
Tarboro, NC 27886
Claudia Summers
NC DOI-OSFM
919-609-7609
claudia.summers@ncdoi.gov
How to Register and Pay
Mar 20,2018 – Mar 23,2018
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC201710171024
Limited scholarships available.
Rutherford County
Forest City Fire Department
186 S Church Street
Forest City, NC 28043
Angie Gregg
NC DOI Office of State Fire Marshal
919-218-6103
angie.gregg@ncdoi.gov
How to Register and Pay
May 7,2018 – May 10,2018
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC201710171025
Limited scholarships available.
Union County
Hemby Bridge Fire Department
6628 Mill Grove Road
Indian Trail, NC 28079
Windi Henderson
Hemby Bridge Fire Department
704-882-2100
windihenderson@hembybridgevfd.com
How to Register and Pay

 

Certification Renewal Classes

Nationally Certified Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Technicians, whose certifications have expired, are eligible to take the eight-hour Certification Renewal Course. This class is designed to renew the certification for expired technicians who wish to become CPS technicians again. After successfully completing this course, students will be recertified and able to provide both individual and group CPS education.

Refer to the Training Class Registration Information page for information on class registration fees, how to determine if space is available in a CPS Renewal class and how to register for one.

Class Dates
Sponsors
County / Location Registration Information Contact
There are no Certification Renewal classes scheduled in NC at this time. Certification Renewal classes will be posted here when scheduled.

 

NC Update/Refresher Classes

Registration for these classes is limited to current Nationally Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians and Technician Instructors.The Update/Refresher class provides certified CPS Technicians with reviews of technical information related to occupant restraints. This class also gives participants an opportunity to view new child restraints and other products and to further improve their CPS Technician skills.The Update/Refresher training classes can also provide continuing education units (CEUs) needed for Technician and Instructor recertification. To register for an Update/Refresher Class, contact the course instructor.

Class Dates
Sponsors
County / City / Location Contact for Information
There are no Update Refresher classes scheduled in NC at this time. Update Refresher classes will be posted here when scheduled.

 

Transportation of Children with Special Health Care Needs Classes

"Safe Travel for All Children: Transporting Children with Special Health Care Needs" is designed to serve as an enrichment course for child passenger safety technicians who are interested in learning more about special needs transportation.

Persons in North Carolina interested in learning more about the transportation of children with special health care needs training should contact Vickie Whitlatch-Killough, Safe Kids Western NC at Mission Hospitals in Asheville by phone: 828-213-5554 or email: Victoria.Killough@msj.org

There is a $50.00 registration fee for these classes. If the class is canceled for any reason or if your application is not accepted the registration fee will be returned. Otherwise, the registration fee is non-refundable. Applications and registration checks must be received no later than October 13, 2017.

Class size is limited. Registration applications (download follows) must be completed and submitted by the designated deadline(s) and space will be reserved as registration applications are approved.

Class Dates
Sponsors
County / City / Location Contact for Information
Nov 2,2017 – Nov 3,2017
Safe Kids Western NC / NC GHSP
SKID:
Buncombe County
Reynolds Volunteer Fire Department
235 Charlotte Hwy
Asheville, NC 28803
Vickie Whitlatch-Killough
Mission Children’s Hospital
828-213-5548
Victoria.Killough@msj.org

 

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