Babysitting Program

Our Babysitting Program teaches basic first aid and care giving skills for youth 11–15 years old. Participants will learn how to provide care to younger children in a variety of age groups, and how to prevent and respond to emergencies. Course also offers youth the training to promote themselves as a babysitter to prospective parents.

Duration: 8 hours. Flexible scheduling options available.

Completion Requirement: 100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam

Prerequisite:  Min. 11 years of age

Course Curriculum:

  • Business of babysitting
  • Caring for babies
  • Caring for toddlers
  • Caring for preschoolers
  • Caring for school-aged children
  • Creating safe environments
  • How to handle emergencies and first aid

Take-Home Materials:

Canadian Red Cross First Aid & CPR/AED Manual
Canadian Red Cross Certification wallet sized card and wall certificate.