Red Cross Certified|WSIB approved|First Aid and CPR training courses|First Aid Kits & Supplies|Event Coverage


Basic first aid and caregiving skills for youth 11–15 years old. Participants 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.

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

Prerequisite:Min. 11 years of age

Course Content

  • 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

Red Cross Babysitter’s Manual
Babysitter Wallet Card and optional Babysitter Wall Certificate

Additional Resources for Babysitting

Packing your babysitting kit
Babysitter’s checklist
Printable version – Babysitting Course