Babysitting Course | Red Cross x Rural Rescue Inc

Canadian Red Cross Babysitting course, safety for children ages 11 to 15

Dufferin County's Babysitting Course!

Upcoming dates:

*MARCH 18th*

Location: Streams Community Hub, | 305 Col Phillips Dr, Shelburne ON |

Timing: 9:00am-3:00pm

Price: $85.00 plus HST

Prerequisite: 11-15 years old

Please register through Streams Community Hub, link below:


March 18th sign up:

Course Description

The Babysitting course refreshed and revised, now has a greater emphasis on First Aid skills. The 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.

Topics Covered:

  • Check, Call, Care (includes phoning EMS/911)
  • Glove Removal
  • Recovery Position
  • Conscious Choking (adult/child/baby/alone)
  • CPR (baby/child)
  • Illness
  • Asthma (includes the use of inhaler and spacer),
  • Anaphylaxis (includes the use of EpiPen)
  • Poisoning
  • Insect Stings
  • Wound Care (i.e. minor cuts and scrapes, splinters, nosebleeds, bumps and bruises, life-threatening bleeding, burns)
  • Head, Neck and Back Injuries
  • Broken Bones
  • Seizures