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CPSAC provides quality, professional training for professionals in the fields of healthcare, injury prevention, fire, police, emergency response, family resource, social work, childcare, retail, as well as parents, caregivers, and advocates.

Online Workshops

Learn from leaders in Canadian child passenger safety education and advocacy, in a convenient, online at-your-own-pace format.

Our online training workshops are:

  • Designed for organizations looking to improve their child passenger safety knowledge in a convenient, on-demand format.
  • Evidence-based curriculum is focused on best practice
  • Include a comprehensive resource library, with access to downloadable resources
  • Can be completed at-your-own-pace, online
  • Total time approximately 2.5-3 hours
  • Proof of completion is provided. This is not a certification program.
The following organizations offer this training in partnership with CPSAC to their staff, volunteers, and members:
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Become a CPST

The Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) training program is a nationally-recognized, standardized, professional training and certification program provided by instructors in communities throughout the country.

Our  in-person CPST training courses:

  • Prepare you to use your technical and practical skills to help families at clinic events, private seat checks, workshops, community events, or as related to your employment.
  • Evidence-based curriculum is focused on best practice
  • Are completed in-person, with hands-on skills practice
  • Total time: 24 hours, with full attendance required for successful completion
  • Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) certification and membership with CPSAC valid for 3 years upon completion.
  • CPST training is endorsed by Parachute Canada.