Red Cross Babysitting is a non-certification Red Cross course. Basic first aid and caregiving skills are taught to young individuals interested in providing babysitting and caregiving services.
Who should take this course?
This comprehensive course is designed for youth who are 11-15 years old and providing babysitting services learn how to prevent and respond to emergencies.
What will I learn?
The goal is to provide training on how to prevent and respond to emergencies as well as the how to promote/market oneself as a babysitter to prospective parents.
Business of babysitting
-Caring for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and school-aged children
-Creating a safe environment
-How to deal with emergencies and basic First Aid and CPR skills
-The course will also cover which questions are appropriate to ask before accepting a babysitting job and determine what age of child your young teen is comfortable caring for.
100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 11 years of age minimum
The course provides the following materials:
–Red Cross Babysitting Manual
-Babysitter Wall Certificate
-All of our Red Cross Babysitting courses are taught by experienced instructors. Youth will be supervised at all times and will not be allowed to go off-site at any point throughout the day without the supervision of their guardian.