Date(s) - Fri, Aug 23, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
17 Strathmoor Drive
Sherwood Park, Alberta
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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 parents.
Help your child build valuable skills for a lifetime. As a trained babysitter, your child will learn:
- Basic skills to care for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children
- How to care for himself/herself and siblings when home alone
- How to create a safe environment, and deal with phone calls and unexpected visitors
- How to react confidently in case of an emergency, such as choking, bleeding, poisoning, or burns
- How to cope with common problems, such as tantrums and crying
- Games and activities to keep kids of all ages entertained
- How to manage a babysitting business, including creating a resume and a business card, and asking the right questions before accepting a babysitting job
Red Cross Babysitting Facilitator or Red Cross First Aid Instructor/Instructor Trainer
100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam
Min. 11 years of age
– Age Requirement – 11 years or older.
– Students are required to bring a bag lunch, drinks and a pen/pencil.
– Parents are required to sign in as well as sign out their child.
– Please provide emergency contact information upon registration.
– Adult supervision is provided throughout the entire course, including breaks.
– Students are not allowed to leave the premises during any scheduled breaks.
> 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
Wallet card and optional wall certificate
Register for this course
Bookings are closed for this event.