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Child Passenger Safety Technician Courses

2017 Greater Kansas City CPST Update

May 2, 2017
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
4801 Rockhill Rd,
Kansas City, MO 64112

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$25 Fee

Safe Travel for All Children:Transporting Children with Special Healthcare Needs

 “Safe Travel for All Children: Transporting Children with Special Healthcare Needs” is designed to serve as an enrichment training for child passenger safety technicians who are interested in learning more about special needs transportation. The 2-day training combines classroom lectures and discussions with hands-on exercises including interactions with families. Participants will be introduced to medical conditions that can affect restraint selection and can investigate and install specialized restraint systems. The training includes a written exam and proficiency check-offs that evaluate the student’s ability to assess appropriate restraints and to demonstrate proper use and installation.

May 31st & June 1, 2017
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Children's Mercy Clinics on Broadway
3101 Broadway Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64111

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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.

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Public Courses

How to register for a public course

May 9 - 11, 2017

Wyandotte County Health Department
619 Ann Ave
3rd Floor Conference Room
Kansas City, KS 66101

Course ID: KS20170221264


September 20 - 23, 2017

City Of Leawood Police Department
4201 Town Center Drive
Leawood, KS  66211
Course ID: KS201612221144


Controlled Courses

How to register for a controlled course

November 14 - 16, 2017

Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
11009 South Hornet
Hutchinson, KS 67501
Course ID: KS20170213240


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

City Of Leawood Police Department
4201 Town Center Drive
Leawood, KS  66211
Course ID: KS201612231148


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