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
Apr 3,2017 – Apr 6,2017
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC2017011045
Limited scholarships available.
Forsyth County
Vienna Volunteer Fire Department
6328 Yadkinville Rd.
Pfafftown, NC 27040
Allan Buchanan
NC DOI Office of State Fire Marshal
919-218-7855
allan.buchanan@ncdoi.gov
How to Register and Pay
Apr 4,2017 – Apr 7,2017
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC201611091017
Limited scholarships available.
Dare County
Kill Devil Hills Fire Department
1634 N Croatan Hwy.
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Claudia Summers
NC DOI-OSFM
919-609-7609
claudia.summers@ncdoi.gov
How to Register and Pay
Apr 4,2017 – Apr 7,2017
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC201612151120
Limited scholarships available.
Wilkes County
Wilkes Sheriff Department
381 Executive Drive
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
David Carson
Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office
336-903-7600
dcarson@wilkescounty.net
How to Register and Pay
Apr 24,2017 – Apr 27,2017
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC201611071007
Limited scholarships available.
Cumberland County
Fayetteville Fire Department Training Center
3065 Radar Road
Fayettville, NC 28306
Allan Buchanan
NC DOI Office of State Fire Marshal
919-218-7855
allan.buchanan@ncdoi.gov
How to Register and Pay
May 1,2017 – May 4,2017
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC20170224286
Limited scholarships available.
Wayne County
Fire Station 1
2020 Jabara Ave,
Seymour Johnson Afb, NC 27531
Claudia Summers
NC DOI-OSFM
919-609-7609
claudia.summers@ncdoi.gov
How to Register and Pay
May 9,2017 – May 12,2017
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC201612151121
Limited scholarships available.
Haywood County
Waynesville Fire Department
1022 North Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786
Vickie Whitlatch-Killough
Mission Children’s Hospital
828-213-5548
Victoria.Killough@msj.org
How to Register and Pay
Jun 6,2017 – Jun 9,2017
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC201612161126
Limited scholarships available.
Burke County
The Old Rock School
400 Main Street West
Valdese, NC 28690
Greg Stafford
Valdese Fire Department
828-879-2111
gstafford@valdesenc.gov
How to Register and Pay
Aug 29,2017 – Sep 1,2017
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC20170119106
Limited scholarships available.
Catawba County
Claremont Fire Department
2850 Fire house Lane
Claremont, NC 28610
Kayla Bumgarner
Catawba Valley Medical Center
828-485-2300
kshefner@catawbavalleymc.org
How to Register and Pay
Sep 19,2017 – Sep 22,2017
Surry Community College
OSFM
SKID: NC20170223280
Surry County
Surry Community College – Elkin Center
1461 N. Bridge St
Room 107
Elkin, NC 28621
Myron Waddell
Surry County Emergency Services
336-783-9000
waddellm@co.surry.nc.us
How to Register and Pay
Additional fees apply, click here for more information.

 

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
May 8,2017 – May 8,2017
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC201612151122
Limited scholarships available.
Haywood County
Waynesville Fire Department
1022 N. Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786
Angie Gregg
NC DOI Office of State Fire Marshal
919-218-6103
angie.gregg@ncdoi.gov
How to Register and Pay

 

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 7, 2016.

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
Mar 25,2017 – Mar 26,2017
OSFM/GHSP
Safe Kids WNC
SKID:
Mecklenburg County
Children and Family Services Building
601 E 5th St
Charlotte, NC 28202
Vickie Whitlatch-Killough
Mission Children’s Hospital
828-213-5548
Victoria.Killough@msj.org

 

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