Babysitting Basics

Course Description

Babysitting is a job with significant responsibility and the Babysitting Course helps prospective babysitters learn the skills they need.

This course is for youth aged 11 to 15 years old. It teaches the new babysitter the necessary skills to provide care to children in a variety of situations.

The course emphasizes safety rules, responding to emergencies, and developing leadership skills.

Course Availability
This course is available in the following locations
  • Alberta
  • British Columbia
  • Manitoba
  • New Brunswick
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Northwest Territories
  • Nova Scotia
  • Ontario
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Quebec
  • Saskatchewan
  • Yukon

What you should know

Duration
Duration
This is a 1-day course.
Prerequisites
Prerequisites

11 years old

Course Content
Course Content
  • Becoming a babysitter
  • Basic first aid
  • Healthy meals
  • Safe play
  • Changing diapers
  • Bedtime routines
  • Handling emergencies

 

Participants will also learn skills for making correct decisions when dealing with behaviour, caring for a sick child, and what to ask before caring for a child with disabilities.

Delivery Method
In-class
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