Child Safety Seat Inspection & Replacement Program
Contact: Vickie Fisher, call 775-858-5700 ext 6226
We begin set up 1 hour before the posted start time and will accept the first 30 cars or run for 3 hours, whichever comes first. Dates and locations are subject to change.
|Saturday, April 12
||The Children's Cabinet
1090 South Rock Boulevard, Reno
|Saturday, May 31
||Hosted by the RAVE Family Foundation
Location to be determined
|Saturday, June 14
||Location to be determined
More dates and locations are being scheduled. Please check back often.
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2014 Training Opportunities
OTS Child Passenger Safety Assistant Training
This class will provide basic education on child passenger safety and child safety seat installation, crash dynamics and much more! This 12-hour course includes 8 hours of classroom instruction the first day, followed by a second day that includes 4 hours of installation at a car seat checkpoint (dates and locations above).
Class Dates and Times: No classes currently scheduled. If interested, call Vickie at 858-5700 ext. 6226 to be placed on an interest list. Private classes for your group are available.
Cost: $30, includes lunch and course materials. Cost may be reduced or waived for some groups or in exchange for volunteer participation.
NHTSA Child Passenger Safety Technician Training
This is a comprehensive, nationally standardized 36-hour training course in Child Passenger Safety. Topics include: the need for child passenger safety programs, relevant federal legislation and safety standards, crash dynamics, vehicle occupant protection systems, selection and use of child restraint systems, correct installation of child restraints, misuse and compatibility issues and more. The course includes 32 hours of classroom instruction, followed by 4 hours of installation at a car seat checkpoint.
Class Dates and Times: Tuesday, June 10-Friday, June 13, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., plus Saturday, June 14 Checkpoint, 8 a.m. to noon.
To Register: Visit cert.safekids.org. Course ID NV20140403374.
Cost: $85 registration fee with Safe Kids Worldwide; $35 local fee includes lunch each day and course materials (reduced fee of $30 for Wednesday evening class). Cost may be reduced or waived for some groups or in exchange for volunteer participation.
Technician Renewal Course
This fast-paced, 8-hour course is designed for Technicians and Instructors whose certification has expired. The course is available for all expired technicians, regardless of how long their certification has been expired. A student who does not pass the renewal course will need to take the full Certification Course.
Class Dates and Times: Friday, July 11, 8a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
To Register: Visit cert.safekids.org. Course ID NV20140403375
Cost: $75 registration fee with Safe Kids Worldwide; $30 local fee includes course materials.
Note: The current 2009 LATCH manual will be available for purchase during the class for an additional $30. The 2011 LATCH manual will be available for purchase for $30.
Technician Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
To assist our Certified Technicians in maintaining their certification, Point of Impact will make every effort to host periodic in-person sessions and updates that can be used to fulfill the CEU requirement for re-Certification.
Class Dates and Times: Class is coming!