Training Dates - Spring/Fall 2019
There are a few dates still to come 2019, however, if these dates/locations do not work for you, please register to be added to the wait list for future course dates.
This information is collected by Child Safety Link and will be shared with instructors in Atlantic Canada to help them plan their courses for 2019.
Dartmouth, NS - Sept 9, 10, 11, 2019 (Mon, Tues, Wed) with Amy Ells and Sandra Kalyta in partnership with CAA Atlantic.
Halifax, NS - Sept 17, 18, 19 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)with Katherine Hutkain partnership with APSEA (Atlantic Provinces Provincial Education Authority)(This course is open only to those who work in support of the safe transportation of children with special healthcare needs in hospitals, health centres and as medical equipment vendors.)
Truro, NS - Sept 20, 21, 22 (Fri, Sat, Sun) with Nancy ThurstonHosted by Maggie's Place Family Resource Centre
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One-day recertification training for existing Child Passenger Safety Technicians: Dartmouth - Sept 11, 2019 (Wed) with Amy Ells and Sandra Kalyta Halifax - Sept 19, 2019 (Thurs) with Katherine Hutka
The Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) training course takes place over 3 days and includes classroom instruction, hands-on practice, a multiple choice exam and a practical exam in the form of a public car seat check clinic.
With this training you can: - Plan a community seat check event- Give a booster seat presentation at your local school or community centre- Answer car seat questions for a parenting class or parent-child group- Connect with local law enforcement to plan a roadside check- Meet with parents one-on-one to help- Provide a workshop for your staff
The cost for each course varies depending on the instructor's costs and funding and can range from $80 - $200. This fee includes certification with the Child Passenger Safety Association of Canada for 3 years, a printed copy of the manual and all supplies.