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 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.

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

Reference text with embedded critical thinking activities that will reinforce content.

 Duration: 7-8 hours*

Price: $65.00 plus HST

Prerequisite: 11-15 years old

Material: Babysitting Workbook

*Please note that due to the current COVID-19 restrictions this course is being held virtually. This means we will split the required duration of the course into two online 'meetings'. Please ensure you have access to a phone, tablet, or computer with a reliable internet connection.*

For more information or to inquire about Private course dates please email

Please include the name and email address of the person that will be attending when purchasing a course.

Upcoming Babysitter Courses:

July 22nd via Zoom 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

August 8th & 15th via Zoom 9:00 am to 12:00 pm both days. Participants must attend both sessions.
August 22nd & 29th via Zoom 9:00 am to 12:00 pm both days. Participants must attend both sessions.