Keep kids safe in car seats and boosters.
Car Seat Tech (CPST) Training Course
North Vancouver, July 20-22, 2018
Kelowna, August 24-26, 2018
July 20, 5:00pm-9:00pm
July 21, 9:00am-5:00pm
July 22, 9:00am-12:30pm (+ see clinic schedule below)
August 24, 5:00pm-9:00pm
August 25, 9:00am-5:00pm
August 26, 9:00am-12:30pm (+ see clinic schedule below)
Attendance is required for both the classroom and clinic portion, though there may be alternate arrangements possible for the clinic. Most students find they need a certain degree of physical dexterity to do this work, though skilled technicians are able to coach parents without ever touching a seat.
Nursing, non-mobile infants are welcome in the classroom portion of the course.
This course is suitable for:
- emergency services personnel
- nurses, midwives, and doulas
- family support workers
- baby and child retailers
- child care providers
- community volunteers
Many who take this course find rewarding volunteer opportunities in their community helping parents and caregivers. Some even earn tips!
Successful completion of the course comes with a 3-year certification with the Child Passenger Safety Association of Canada and 3 years of insurance when working as a volunteer (either with other CPSAC volunteers, with another organization, or when volunteering independently). You will receive your course manual and a supply of triplicate check forms.
|Duration||2.5 days / 20 hours|
|Resources||Child Passenger Safety Technician Manual (CPSAC), a supply of triplicate inspection forms + LATCH Manual (via sponsorship program)|
|Course Fee||Public courses: $250 + GST per participant – with sponsorship programs available to offset 60% of the course fee
To register, a non-refundable 50% deposit of $125+ GST must be paid in advance – please see the registration page, here. A full payment of $250 + GST can be made, and 50% is refundable if you should you need to cancel (deposit is retained). Full payment is due one week prior to the course start date.
|Certification||Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) with the Child Passenger Safety Association (CPSAC), Valid for 3 years|
Private CPST Training Courses
Private training courses for organizations and groups
We’re happy to put together a private course for your organization or group. Get in touch and let us know what you’re looking for. We’ll get back to you promptly with a detailed quote for your group, based on your location. A minimum of 4 participants is required in any CPST Training course.