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
Aug 15,2017 – Aug 18,2017
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC20170801784
Limited scholarships available.
Cumberland County
Fayetteville Fire Department Training Center
3065 Radar Rd.
Fayetteville, NC 28306
Allan Buchanan
NC DOI Office of State Fire Marshal
919-218-7855
allan.buchanan@ncdoi.gov
How to Register and Pay
Aug 21,2017 – Aug 24,2017
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC20170410466
Limited scholarships available.
Wilson County
Wilson Rescue Squad
1902 Tarboro St. W
Wilson, NC 27893
Claudia Summers
NC DOI-OSFM
919-609-7609
claudia.summers@ncdoi.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
Elayne Sinclair
Catawba Valley Medical Center
828-485-2300
esinclair@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.
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.

 

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
Sep 7,2017
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC20170724754
New Hanover County
Wilmington Fire Department Station 3
114 Cinema Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403
Claudia Summers
NC DOI-OSFM
919-609-7609
claudia.summers@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
Sep 14,2017 – Sep 14,2017
Safe Kids Cape Fear
SKID:
New Hanover County
New Hanover Co Executive Development Ctr
1241 Military Cutoff Rd. #A
Wilmington, NC 28405
Julia Phelps
New Hanover County Health Department
910-798-6636
jphelps@nhcgov.com

 

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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