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:

*October 22nd 

*November 12th

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:

October 22nd sign up:

November 12th 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 
We thank you for choosing Rural Rescue First Aid Training for your First Aid Training needs.  Please note that there is a 20% cancellation fee (plus HST), and a $15 transfer fee (plus HST) for change requests. Due to short notice scheduling demands, no refunds or transfers are provided within 5 business days of class start.  No shows are not refunded nor transferred.