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Point of Impact Schedule

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 run for 3 hours. Dates and locations are subject to change.

Date Start Time Location
Saturday, August 19 9 a.m. The Children's Cabinet 
1090 South Rock Boulevard, Reno
Saturday, September 23 10 a.m. Seat Check Saturday!
In recognition of Child Passenger Safety Week
Babies R Us
4869 Kietzke Lane, Reno
Saturday, September 30 10 a.m. Old Navy at Legends

 More dates and locations are being scheduled. Please check back soon for additional dates and locations. 

Car seat inspection appointments are also offered by Point of Impact staff. Car seats are not distributed at appointments.  Click here to schedule your appointment.

2017 Training Opportunities

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, September 19, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Wednesday, September 20 and Thursday, September 21, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Friday, September 22, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Saturday, September 23 checkpoint. Course ID NV 20170329425.

To Register: Visit cert.safekids.org.  

Cost: $85 registration fee with Safe Kids Worldwide; $65 local fee includes lunch each day and course materials. 


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:  No courses currently scheduled. 

To Register: Visit cert.safekids.org

Cost: $80 registration fee with Safe Kids Worldwide; $25 local fee includes course materials.


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: No courses currently scheduled.

To Register:  Visit remsaeducation.com.

Cost: $10.  Free to REMSA employees; email vfisher@remsa-cf.com before registering to obtain coupon code.

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