2 Clock Hours / 0.2 CEUs
Transportation Safety Course Description:
Transporting young children is a serious responsibility. Learn ways to help ensure children's safe transportation. See the course topics listed below for more information on what is covered.
Learning Outcomes: After completing Transportation Safety you will be able to identify legal requirements and best practices for transportation in child care; choose the safest child restraint systems and transportation methods; and explain how to work with parents to ensure their children’s safety in and around vehicles.
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Core of Knowledge/Core Competency/Training Category Info Pages: Alabama, Colorado, Idaho, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Vermont, Washington State and Wisconsin
Attention Texas students: This course satisfies the Texas requirement for training in transportation safety as required by Texas Senate Bill 572.
||NAC: The NECPA Commission, Inc. has approved this educational
program as meeting the criteria for continuing education for the
National Administrator Credential.
Topics Covered in Transportation Safety:
- What should be
included in an early childhood facility's transportation plan
information regarding children's transportation should be provided to
- Vehicle requirements, procedures and equipment for children's
- How to select and use child safety systems
- Pointers for keeping children happy while in safety seats
precautions relating to loading and unloading children from vehicles
- Guidelines for supervising children during transportation
staff-to-child ratios when transporting children
- Safe driving
Prerequisites: Must be able to fluently read English.
Comments on Transportation Safety:
Instructional methodology: Read written material; view videos; listen to audio segments.
Assessment methods: Final Course Multiple Choice Quiz and Short Essay Assignments.
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