Basic first aid and caregiving skills for youth 11 – 15 years old.  Participants learn how to provide care to younger children in a variety of age groups, and how to prevent and respond to emergencies.  Course also offers youth the training to promote themselves as a babysitter to prospective 

Duration

  • 8 hours. Flexible scheduling options.

Completion Requirements

  • 100% attendance
  • skills demonstration
  • 75% minimum passing grade on written exam

Prerequisite

  • Minimum 11 years of age

Course Content

  • Business of babysitting
  • Caring for babies
  • Caring for toddlers
  • Caring for preschoolers
  • Caring for school-aged children
  • Creating safe environments
  • How to handle emergencies and first aid

Take-Home Materials

  • Red Cross Babysitter’s Manual Babysitter Wallet Card
  • Optional Babysitter Wall Certificate

Cost

  • $ 60.00

Registration

Click here to complete the on-line registration form