Child Passenger Safety Technician Courses
Child Passenger Safety Mini Update Training
KTSRO is trying to bring some resources into our local areas to help CPS Technicians recertify. Not everybody has the opportunity to travel to the CPS Technician Update every year, so we decided to bring a “Mini” version of our Update to a couple of regions of the state. The first 2 hours, 8 to 10 a.m., will have CPS Instructors checking off technicians on Car Seats (Registration is required). The last 2 hours will consist of In-person CEU’s:
(1) “New Car Seats” Hands-on
(2) “Fact or Fiction" CPS Information
August 22, 2017
2017 Midwest Regional Child Passenger Safety Conference
Join child passenger safety professionals from Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska
The conference will provide information on safe transportation of children in motor vehicles by professionals and veterans in the CPS field.
Continuing education credits available.
Date and Time
Mini Grants are Available!
The Kansas Traffic Safety Resource Office along with KDOT is offering mini-grants to any Child Passenger Safety certified technician or instructor that would like to attend the conference this year.
Deadline to register for the mini-grant is October 6, 2017.
How the Mini-Grant process will work:
You will need to register with us to sign up for a mini-grant. Grants will be given on a first-come, first-served basis, and you must be a technician or instructor in good standing with the state of Kansas. Grants will reimburse mileage to and from the conference, hotel and conference registration fees only. Grantee is responsible for all expenses up front and upon providing receipts at the conclusion of the conference the grantee will be paid. You are responsible for registering for the conference and selecting your hotel accommodations.
Become a Child Passenger Technician!
You must be at least 18 years old at the time the course starts. The standardized child passenger safety technician (CPST) certification course is 4 days long and combines classroom instruction, hands-on work with car seats and vehicles, and a community safety seat checkup. Attendance is required for the entire course. This is a physically demanding class. Students will be literally climbing in and out of a variety of vehicles, outdoors during the hands-on practice exercises and while participating in the public check up event. Dress should be casual and appropriate to the weather. There are several dates in different locations. Please see below for registration information.
Registration Cheat Sheet
How to register for a public course
September 20 - 23, 2017
How to register for a controlled course
November 14 - 16, 2017
1 Day CPS Renewal Course
This is NOT an update or refresher course. It provides a brief overview of the technical information contained in the most recent version of the NHTSA curriculum, verifies technical skills through hands-on testing, and assesses CPS knowledge through an on-site written test.
September 19, 2017