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Babysitting

Offers basic first aid and caregiving skills for youth 11-15 years old.
Participants learn how to provide care to children in a variety of age
groups, and how to prevent and respond to emergencies. The course
also offers youth the skills to promote themselves as babysitters to
prospective families.

Duration7-8 Hours
Prerequisite: 
Minimum 11 years of age (or completion of
Grade 5)
COURSE CONTENT
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

TAKE-HOME MATERIALS
Babysitter’s Manual
Completion certificate

Book Babysitting

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