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
Nov 5,2019 – Nov 8,2019
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC20190814888
Limited scholarships available.
Dare County
Nags Head Fire Rescue
5314 S. Croatan Highway
Nags Head, NC 27959
Allan Buchanan
NC DOI Office of State Fire Marshal
919-218-7855
allan.buchanan@ncdoi.gov
How to Register and Pay
Nov 5,2019 – Nov 8,2019
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC20190814891
Limited scholarships available.
Durham County
McMannon Unitied Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
4102 Neal Rd
Durham, NC 27705
Theresa Cromling
Duke Children’s Hospital
919-323-5073
Theresa.cromling@duke.edu
How to Register and Pay
Nov 12,2019 – Nov 15,2019
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC20190817911
Limited scholarships available.
Alamance County
Mebane Fire Station #2
405 N. First Street
Mebane, NC 27302
Allan Buchanan
NC DOI Office of State Fire Marshal
919-218-7855
allan.buchanan@ncdoi.gov
How to Register and Pay
Dec 2,2019 – Dec 5,2019
Cleveland Community College
Shelby Fire Department
SKID: NC20190710795
Cleveland County
Shelby Fire Department
506 E Grover St
Shelby, NC 28150
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.
Dec 16,2019 – Dec 19,2019
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC20190817910
Limited scholarships available.
Sampson County
Sampson Community College
1801 Sunset Ave
Clinton, NC 28328
Claudia Summers
NC DOI-OSFM
919-609-7609
claudia.summers@ncdoi.gov
How to Register and Pay
Dec 16,2019 – Dec 19,2019
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC201909191000
Limited scholarships available.
Cumberland County
Fayetteville Fire Department Training Center
3065 Radar Road
Fayetteville, NC 28306
Allan Buchanan
NC DOI Office of State Fire Marshal
919-218-7855
allan.buchanan@ncdoi.gov
How to Register and Pay
Mar 23,2020 – Mar 26,2020
OSFM/GHSP
SKID:
Limited scholarships available.
Lincoln County
Lincoln County Health Department
200 N. Gamble Dr
Lincolnton, NC 28092
Jackie Quinley
Gastonia Police Department
704-866-6702
quinley_jackie@cityofgastonia.com
How to Register and Pay
Mar 24,2020 – Mar 27,2020
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC201910211085
Limited scholarships available.
Surry County
Elkin Rescue Squad
940 N. Bridge Street
Elkin, NC 28621
Myron Waddell
Surry County Emergency Services
336-783-9000
waddellm@co.surry.nc.us
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@HCAhealthcare.com

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 18, 2019.

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 12,2019 – Nov 13,2019
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@HCAhealthcare.com

 

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