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
Jul 27,2020 – Jul 30,2020
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC20200614384
Limited scholarships available.
Cumberland County
Spring Lake Town Hall Board Room
300 Ruth Street
Spring lake, NC 28390
Allan Buchanan
NC DOI Office of State Fire Marshal
919-218-7855
allan.buchanan@ncdoi.gov
How to Register and Pay
Aug 11,2020 – Aug 14,2020
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC20200617394
Limited scholarships available.
Hoke County
Puppy Creek Fire Department
445 Pittman Grove Church Rd
Raeford, NC 28376
Allan Buchanan
NC DOI Office of State Fire Marshal
919-218-7855
allan.buchanan@ncdoi.gov
How to Register and Pay
Aug 17,2020 – Aug 20,2020
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC20200512343
Limited scholarships available.
Wake County
Apex Fire Station #3
736 Hunter Street
Apex, NC 27502
Allan Buchanan
NC DOI Office of State Fire Marshal
919-218-7855
allan.buchanan@ncdoi.gov
How to Register and Pay
Sep 8,2020 – Sep 11,2020
New Sponsor
SKID: NC20200512344
Limited scholarships available.
Union County
Hemby Bridge Fire Department
6628 Mill Grove Road
Indian Trail, NC 28079
Allan Buchanan
NC DOI Office of State Fire Marshal
919-218-7855
allan.buchanan@ncdoi.gov
How to Register and Pay
Sep 15,2020 – Sep 18,2020
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC20200430331
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
Sep 15,2020 – Sep 18,2020
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC20200601364
Limited scholarships available.
Carteret County
Careret County Health Department
3820 Bridges Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
Claudia Summers
NC DOI-OSFM
919-609-7609
claudia.summers@ncdoi.gov
How to Register and Pay
Sep 21,2020 – Sep 24,2020
Cleveland Community College
SKID: NC20200603366
Limited scholarships available.
Cleveland County
Shelby Fire Station 1
506 E. Grover Street
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.
Sep 22,2020 – Sep 25,2020
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC20200615389
Limited scholarships available.
Ashe County
Ashe Medics
716 Mt. Jefferson Rd
West Jefferson, NC 28694
Allan Buchanan
NC DOI Office of State Fire Marshal
919-218-7855
allan.buchanan@ncdoi.gov
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
Aug 10,2020
OSFM/GHSP
SKID: NC20200617395
Hoke County
Puppy Creek Fire Department
445 Pittman Grove Church Rd
Raeford, NC 28376
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
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 April 4, 2020.

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
There are no Special Transportation Needs classes scheduled in NC at this time. Special Transportation Needs classes will be posted here when scheduled.

 

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