Child Safety Seat Technician
Member's Fee: $85
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $85
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The national standardized child safety technician certification course is four days long and combines classroom instruction, hands-on work with car seats and vehicles, and a community safety seat check-up event.
Topics covered will include:
Child Passenger Safety Technician Role
Injury Prevention and Crash Dynamics
Seat Belt Systems
Lower anchors and tethers for children
Introduction to car seats and booster seats
Children in rear facing seats
Children in forward facing seats
Children in booster seats and seat belts
CPS in other vehicles
Installation and communication
Recertification and Check-up event
There will be 3 quizzes and 3 hands-on skills assessments during this course.
Successful completion of this course certifies the individual as a CPS technician for two (2) years.
Registration can be completed at: cert.safekids.org. The registration fee is $85.00.
This course is being co-sponsored with the Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Traffic Safety.
This class has been submitted to ILETSB for approval in meeting mandatory training for:
No Civil Rights
No Constitutional and proper use of law enforcement authority
No Cultural competency
No Procedural Justice
No Human Rights
No Law Updates
No Lead Homicide Investigator
No Use of Force (must include scenario based or similar approved training)