Securement 101 Online Training: Basic Wheelchair Securement

PennTRAIN is pleased to announce the availability of Q'Straint's Securement 101 training, an online course offered at no cost to PPTA members.


This on-demand, interactive course is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to wheelchair securement best practices. Through a series of four lessons, transportation providers will learn how to operate a variety of 4-point securement systems currently available and understand how to properly secure passengers with special needs and their wheelchairs. Each lesson concludes with a quiz, highlighting levels of competence. Once the course has been successfully completed, students will receive a certificate of completion that is valid for two years. This course is ideal for new-hires as well as refresher training for more experienced drivers and safety trainers.


The following topics are covered:

• Safety & Liability

• Securement Equipment Operation

• Securing the Wheelchair

• Securing the Occupant

To request a complimentary account through PPTA, simply email Sara Bowden, PennTRAIN's Program Coordinator, at In your emailed request, please include the name and email address for the individual who will be completing the training.


Complimentary accounts are limited to three per agency per year. Additional accounts are available upon request for as low as $6.99 per account (compare to the standard rate of $49.99).


Learn more about the training by visiting the Q'Straint Training Aqademy website. Be sure to request access through PPTA in order to receive complimentary access.


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