Trainings to boost your child passenger safety knowledge and skills are available for all levels of learners.

General Education

These courses are not CPST CEU eligible

Free general education trainings provide basic child passenger safety information to help keep children safe in and around vehicles through interactive online learnings. Proof of completion is provided upon successful completion of each training. All general education trainings are available in the Child Passenger Safety Learning Portal as online learning courses.

Group Delivery Option: For organizations wanting to use these free online resources as a training, we are able to set up a free group delivery of the courses. Designated group admins are able to enroll students in the training, track their progress and run training completion reports. Contact [email protected] for more information or complete the Group Delivery Request Form below.

National Child Passenger Safety Technician Certification Training

To Become a Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician/Not CPST CEU Eligible

This nationally standardized curriculum provides in-depth training on the proper use of car seats, booster seats, seat belts and vehicle safety systems. This is a fee-based training. Successful completion results in national certification as a Child Passenger Safety Technician for two years. Starting in July 2022, two offerings of the training – in-person and hybrid – are available. A Renewal Testing Course is available for former CPSTs who are expired for less than one year (recommended).

Child Passenger Safety Technician CEU Resources

Rear-facing, forward-facing, booster seat or seat belt: Get technical education and updates from car seat manufacturers. We offer a variety of courses for you to fulfill your recertification requirements.

Child Passenger Safety Technician Community Education

What’s the best way to work with ESL families? How can you grow your own CPS social media presence? Do you know how to maximize teaching moments? Get answers and fulfill your recertification requirements.

Enrichment Trainings

CPST Endorsements (CEU Eligibility Will Be Noted By Course)

Enrichment trainings provide an in-depth review of specific child passenger safety topics. Fees may be associated with enrichment trainings depending on the host organization. Proof of completion is provided upon successful completion of each training.

  • Instructor Development: This course provides information and activities to enhance the instructional and communication skills of Certified CPS Instructors and Instructor Candidates.
  • Child Passenger Safety on School Buses National Training: This training provides an overview of the use of child safety restraint systems on school buses, with a focus on preschool-aged children and children with disabilities. Two versions of the school bus training are offered – one for Certified CPS Technicians and another for Pupil Transportation providers who not Certified CPS Technicians.
  • Safe Travel for All Children: Transporting Children with Special Healthcare Needs: This is an enrichment course for Child Passenger Safety Technicians who are interested in learning more about special needs transportation. Find an Upcoming Course Near You.