Transportation Safety

2 Clock Hours / 0.2 CEUs / $18.00

Transportation Safety Child Care Training Course

Course Description:

This course applies to children of all ages, and applies to both center and home child care settings. 

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.

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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 does satisfy 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 30 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.

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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.

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