Car seat safety doesn't have to be overwhelming

Becoming a parent for the first time is challenging and often confusing; with all sorts of contradictory information being given between the government, health care providers, friends and family. Though installing car seats shouldn’t be complicated, it can be an extremely daunting task for new parents, experienced parents and other caregivers. This free preview course is a single module from our full car seat safety eCourse, Getting It Right from Day One.

  • Taught by a nationally-certified Child Passenger Safety Technician-Instructor (CPST-I)

  • Learn the do's and don'ts of harnessing a baby in their car seat

  • Access to downloadable resources and a cheat-sheet to stash in your vehicle or diaper bag

Feel confident your baby is riding safely.

What you'll learn

  • 1

    Welcome to the course

    • Why is car seat safety so important?

    • Disclaimer

  • 2

    Free Preview Lesson: Getting the right fit for baby

    • How to buckle baby into their car seat

    • BONUS VIDEO: Holly demonstrates infant harnessing with the help of a real baby

    • Why you should never loosen the harness for comfort

    • Clothing and car seats

  • 3

    Course resources

    • Get access to the full course

    • Download: Safe Ride Checklist

Your instructor

First Aid, Car Seat Safety and Childhood Injury Prevention Education

Holly Choi

Holly discovered her passion for teaching and mentoring while training clinicians and their support staff in the medical software field for over 5 years. Following the birth of her first child Holly certified as a First Aid Instructor with the Lifesaving Society BC/Yukon Branch. With a keen interest in child safety, Holly certified as a Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) with the Child Passenger Safety Association of Canada (CPSAC). Since her certification as a CPST, Holly volunteers weekly in her community; helping caregivers gain confidence with their car seat installation and usage. Holly successfully certified as a Technician-Instructor (CPST-I) with CPSAC in October 2017. Additionally, in 2020, Holly became a nationally-certified First Aid Instructor with the Canadian Red Cross. Holly is a member of the International Association for Child Safety (IAFCS). Holly is a dedicated mom to two daughters, ages 2 and 5.