Child Safety Seat Technician

Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Ends On: Saturday, June 2, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Rockford PD
557 S. Newtowne Drive
Rockford, IL
Instructor: IDOT Approved Instructors
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

                Air Bags

                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 fee is $85.00.  See attached flyer for additional registration information.


This course is being co-sponsored with the Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Traffic Safety.


The course does not meet any of the state mandates.