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
- 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
Red Cross Babysitter’s Manual
Babysitter Wallet Card and optional Babysitter Wall Certificate
Additional Resources for Babysitting
Packing your babysitting kit
Printable version – Babysitting Course