Babysitting Courses

RED CROSS BABYSITTER COURSE

Duration: 7 hours. Flexible scheduling options.

COST: $65 per student (discounts for siblings)

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.

Help your child build valuable skills for a lifetime. As a trained babysitter, your child will learn:

  • Basic skills to care for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children
  • How to care for himself/herself and siblings when home alone
  • How to create a safe environment, and deal with phone calls and unexpected visitors
  • How to react confidently in case of an emergency, such as choking, bleeding, poisoning, or burns
  • How to cope with common problems, such as tantrums and crying
  • Games and activities to keep kids of all ages entertained
  • How to manage a babysitting business, including creating a resume and a business card, and asking the right questions before accepting a babysitting job.

Completion

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

This course can be taught in your home! Host a course and receive a discount!

Red Cross Stay Safe Course

Red Cross Stay Safe Course .

This course is available in home. Cost is $55 per student taxes included.