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Care Courses offers distance-learning courses for child care providers and parents. Use our childcare professional development clock hours for most US States continuing education inservice requirements and registries, for CDA Certification (Child Development Associate Credential), for CDA Renewal and for NAC Renewal. All our professional development courses give both Clock Hours and IACET CEUs.

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Transportation Safety

2 Clock Hours / 0.2 CEUs

Transportation Safety

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 for safe transportation in child care; identify safe practices for transportation in child care; and describe safe child restraint systems and transportation methods.

Course Formats
Course IDCourse FormatCourse LanguageClock HoursIACET CEUsQuantityTuition 
TSA-23R9 Online Course English20.2 $18.00

Please note: This course is only offered in the Online Course format.

Attention Colorado Students: This course does not meet the Colorado Precautions in Transporting Children training requirement.

Attention Georgia Students: This course does NOT meet the transportation safety training requirement. 

Attention Minnesota Students: This course does NOT meet the 3-clock-hour child passenger restraint systems training requirement. It may be used for 2-clock-hours of Level 1 in-service training.

Attention Nevada Students: This course, Transportation Safety, is not approved for annual clock hours or to meet the Nevada requirement for training in transportation safety.

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:

  • how the transportation of young children is regulated by state child care licensing agencies
  • the transportation information you will need to provide to parents
  • how to keep vehicles safe and functioning properly
  • how to select and use child restraint systems
  • how to choose the best and safest method of transportation for your needs
  • information on large and small buses
  • the dangers of leaving children unattended in vehicles
  • driveway, parking lot, and power window safety
  • safety precautions for  loading and unloading children from vehicles
  • guidelines for supervising children during transportation
  • safe staff:child ratios when transporting children
  • safe driving practices

Prerequisites: Must be able to fluently read and write English.

Instructional methodology: Read written material; view videos; listen to audio segments.

Assessment methods: Multiple choice quiz and written assignments.

Comments on Transportation Safety:

I just wanted to personally thank you for offering this course so quickly..I enjoy your courses and I like the fact that they can downloaded and done at my pace. - Amarillo, Texas

“Yes, the online program is so convenient yet thorough! I was able to immediately use many of the transportation guidelines for our fieldtrip rules.” -  Dallas, Texas

"I absolutely love the Care Courses!!!!!! Very informative and being able to complete the courses online is wonderful." - Missouri City, Texas

Completion deadline: This training expires 12 months from the date of purchase. Courses must be successfully completed by their expiration date in order for the student to receive a certificate.
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Care Courses currently offers over 60 professional development courses and one non-credit training tutorial on the CDA process. All courses offer clock hours and an official online certificate of completion. The free CDA tutorial does not offer clock hours or a certificate.

Care Courses' course tuition entitles one person to receive the clock hours granted by a course upon successful completion.  Bundle pricing covers tuition for all the courses included in a bundle.

To receive the CEUs and Clock Hours for a course, you must adhere to and sign our honor code, follow directions on written assignments and show comprehension of the course content. You must make 70% or better on all course quizzes. Less than 70% will result in trainer review and evaluation. If review indicates the need for discussion, you will be informed that you must speak with a trainer. You will be given a second chance to make 70% or better. Should you fail to do so, you will receive a letter indicating that you did not pass the course and may not retake the course for 12 months.

Clock hours and CEUs are documented on official Care Courses certificates of completion which are accessed in the My Courses area of your account.

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