Red Cross Babysitting Course

Red Cross Babysitting Course

  • $85.00
    Unit price per 

This course is currently only available for group requests of 12+ participants. Please call us at 416-524-6083 ext 4 for group requests.

Prerequisite: Ages 11+ (or completion of Grade 5)
Duration: Two sessions of 3 hour classes, 6 hours total
Both sessions are mandatory - if you miss either session your seat will be forfeited

*Please note this course is NOT the prerequisite for early childhood educators, nannies, or teachers: please refer to the Standard First Aid CPR/AED Level C course instead 

Course Content

Take Home Materials: Canadian Red Cross Babysitter's Manual 
Participants will receive a Canadian Red Cross Babysitter Course certificate

  • How to be responsible and demonstrate leadership
  • How to make good decisions and manage difficult behaviours
  • Information on children’s developmental stages, and specific strategies for each stage
  • How to feed, diaper, dress, and play with children and babies
  • How to recognize and prevent unsafe situations, make safe choices and promote safe behaviours
  • First aid skills
  • The business of babysitting
  • Canadian Red Cross Babysitter Course Certificate Achieved

The Babysitting course, refreshed and revised, now has a greater emphasis on First Aid skills. The Canadian Red Cross Babysitting course covers everything from managing difficult behaviours to essential content on leadership and professional conduct as a babysitter. Babysitting promises to deepen and enhance the responsibility that older youth feel when caring for younger children. This updated curriculum, complete with new science, also provides improved learning when it comes to giving the appropriate care in the event of an emergency.