Child Passenger Safety

How to Choose and Use a Car Seat
Rating: 4.7 out of 5 (292 ratings)
910 students
English [Auto]
Students will learn why car seats are so important for protecting young passengers; how car seats were developed; federal and state laws governing the use of car seats; and how to install a car seat (rear-facing, forward facing and booster) correctly.


  • No prerequisites.


By the end of this course, you’ll be able to provide parent-friendly tips on how to correctly choose and use a car seat, including why child restraints are effective and needed, how to select the best type of car seat for a child's needs, what a correct car seat installation looks like, how a child benefits from a harness that fits correctly, and when it is time to move to a new type of car seat. Keeping kids safe on the road is a team effort and this class will give you the information you need to prevent injuries and save lives in your community. 

This course includes a series of videos so you can take it at your own pace.

Who this course is for:

  • Parents, caregivers, day care workers, nurses, EMTs, First Responders

Course content

1 section6 lectures46m total length
  • Why car seats, booster seats and seat belts are so important.
  • Quiz 1
    4 questions
  • Car Seat Selection and Installation
  • Quiz 2
    7 questions
  • What is a CPST and what is correct installation?
  • Quiz 3
    6 questions
  • Installation Basics
  • Quiz 4
    8 questions
  • Correct Harnessing and Next Steps
  • Quiz 5
    3 questions
  • Congratulations!


Child Injury Prevention  - Learn How to Keep Kids Safe
  • 4.7 Instructor Rating
  • 292 Reviews
  • 910 Students
  • 1 Course

Safe Kids Worldwide is a nonprofit organization working to help families and communities keep kids safe from injuries. Most people are surprised to learn preventable injuries are the #1 killer of kids in the United States. Throughout the world, almost one million children die of an injury each year, and almost every one of these tragedies is preventable.