National Training Seminar
2017 OPEN REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN APRIL 1!
- What are the dates of this year’s National Training Seminar?
- Where will this year’s seminar be held?
- What is the schedule?
- What can we expect to learn at the Seminar?
- What is the cost?
- What expenses are included?
- What expenses are attendees expected to cover?
- How can I register?
- Who should attend?
What are the dates of this year’s National Training Seminar?
Paratransit Training will be held September 28 & 29, 2017
School Bus Training will be held October 3 & 4, 2017
Where will this year’s seminar be held?
The Training Seminars will be held at the following hotel location:
Embassy Suites of Fort Lauderdale
1100 SE 17th Street
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33316.
What is the schedule?
Day 1 features classroom and hands-on instruction from 8am-4pm, followed by dinner and an evening reception. Day 2 runs from 8:30am-12:30pm. Attendees are asked to arrive 1 day prior to the start of training and can schedule departing flights for 3pm or later on the second day.
What can we expect to learn at the Seminar?
The seminar provides comprehensive training on all aspects of wheelchair transportation, including - but not limited to - regulations & best practices, understanding & reducing liability, securement equipment options, securement principles, specification writing, and securing difficult mobility devices. Our focus is on training attendees to apply the knowledge they acquire to problem solve real-world securement and transportation issues.
What is the cost?
There is NO COST for the National Training Seminar attendance itself. However, be advised that accepted attendees will be responsible for expenses outside of those covered by Q'Straint and Sure-Lok as outlined under "What expenses are included?"
What expenses are included?
Q'Straint and Sure-Lok will cover the following expenses during the two designated training dates:
- Hotel room for 2 nights
- Lunch for 2 days
- Evening reception and dinner after the first full day of training
- The hotel offers a free buffet breakfast each morning along with a happy hour each evening.
What expenses are attendees expected to cover?
Attendees will be responsible for their airfare to and from Ft. Lauderdale Airport and ground transportation to and from the airport. In addition, any meals not expressly covered by Q'Straint and Sure-Lok, along with any incidentals while staying at the hotel are the responsibility of the attendee.
How can I register?
If registration is still open, an active form sign-up button can be found above. On the registration form, you can select if you want to attend the School Bus or Paratransit Seminar. You will be notified within 30 days of registering if you have been accepted into the program.
NOTE: Registrations fill up quickly and are processed on a first come, first serve basis.
Who should attend?
The seminar is geared towards those able to effect change and influence practices within their organizations. Attendees typically include Specification Writers, DOT and DOE administrators, Transportation Leaders (i.e. directors and supervisors), Safety Trainers, and Q'Straint / Sure-Lok Dealers.