Red Cross Babysitting Course - Virtual Classroom - Canada

Basic first aid and caregiving skills for youth 11–15 years old. Participants learn how to care for young children and how to prevent and respond to emergencies. They also learn how to promote themselves safely as a babysitter to prospective parents.

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Event Venue Date
Red Cross Babysitting Course - Virtual Classroom - Canada - February 11, 2023 Virtual Classroom
  • February 11, 2023 9:00 am
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Red Cross Babysitting Course - Virtual Classroom - Canada - February 25, 2023 Virtual Classroom
  • February 25, 2023 9:00 am
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Red Cross Babysitting Course - Virtual Classroom - Canada - March 11, 2023 Virtual Classroom
  • March 11, 2023 9:00 am
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Red Cross Babysitting Course - Virtual Classroom - Canada - March 25, 2023 Virtual Classroom
  • March 25, 2023 9:00 am
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Red Cross Babysitting Course - Virtual Classroom - Canada - April 15, 2023 Virtual Classroom
  • April 15, 2023 9:00 am
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Babysitting Course – Virtual Classroom – Canada

Intro

The Red Cross Virtual Babysitting course 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 teaches youth the skills to promote themselves safely as babysitters to prospective families.

Course fee

$70 per person.

Registration

Click the Register link next to the course dates below.

Course Duration and Timing

The class is 7 hours long including several breaks. All classes are in Pacific Standard Time (PST) and take place on the days and times noted in the schedule table above.

Attendance

There will be no make-up sessions for missed classes. Students must check in to their class on time. Classes will start at the time advertised. (Pacific Standard Time)

Waitlist

If the class you'd like to register your child for is sold out, please contact us and ask to be added to our waitlist and/or register for the next available class.

Private Group Training

To schedule private training for groups of 12 or more, click here: Private Group Training.

NOTE: Registration will close a week before the class date in order to allow for the Babysitting packages (includes manual, paperwork & supplies) to be mailed to participants.

Instructor

Certified Canadian Red Cross Youth Leader

Prerequisite

Minimum 11 years of age (or completion of Grade 5). The recommended age range is 11-15 years.

Supervision

This course is delivered in a virtual classroom (using Zoom). For virtual classes, the following is required:

An adult must be on-site with the learner. They do not need to be present on-screen but must be available in the space to help if needed.

Learners must have their video and audio on for the duration of the session so the instructor can see if they leave the room or are distracted.

Computer Access

Participants will need access to a computer or tablet with reliable internet access, webcam, speakers, and a microphone. We use the Zoom platform for our virtual classes.

We will email you a link to access the class a few days before the start date. You do not need to register for a Zoom account to participate in the class.

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

Participant Materials

  • We will mail a copy of the Red Cross Babysitter’s book to participants before the class. Participants can also access the ebook if required.
  • Participants are required to have some household items on hand as props during the virtual class. A list of items and further details will be provided in the confirmation email.
  • Participants will receive a Red Cross Babysitting course completion certificate in the mail soon after the course.

Safe + Sound Terms & Conditions

You can find information about certification, transfers and cancellations here:

Safe + Sound Terms & Conditions

Red Cross Babysitting Course Schedule and Registration

Course fee

$70 per person.

Registration

Click the Register link next to the course dates below. Registration will close a week before the class date in order to allow for the Babysitting packages (includes manual, paperwork & supplies) to be mailed to participants.

Course Duration and Timing

All classes are in Pacific Standard Time (PST) and take place on the days and times noted in the schedule table below. The class is 7 hours long including several breaks.

Attendance

Participants must attend all sessions. There will be no make-up sessions for missed classes. Students must check in to their class on time. Classes will start at the time advertised. (Pacific Standard Time)

Waitlist

If the class you'd like to register your child for is sold out, please contact us and ask to be added to our waitlist and/or register for the next available class.

Private Group Training

To schedule private training for groups of 12 or more, click here: Private Group Training.

NOTE: Registration will close a week before the class date in order to allow for the Babysitting packages (includes manual, paperwork & supplies) to be mailed to participants.

Event Venue Date
Emergency First Aid & CPR C Blended – Feb 3, 2023 1160 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam, BC
  • February 3, 2023 8:30 am
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Emergency First Aid & CPR C Blended – Feb 11, 2023 1160 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam, BC
  • February 11, 2023 8:30 am
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Emergency First Aid & CPR C Blended – Feb 24, 2023 1160 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam, BC
  • February 24, 2023 8:30 am
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Emergency First Aid & CPR C Blended - Mar 4, 2023 1160 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam, BC
  • March 4, 2023 8:30 am
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Emergency First Aid & CPR C Blended - Mar 10, 2023 1160 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam, BC
  • March 10, 2023 8:30 am
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Emergency First Aid & CPR C Blended - Mar 18, 2023 1160 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam, BC
  • March 18, 2023 8:30 am
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Emergency First Aid & CPR C Blended - Mar 24, 2023 1160 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam, BC
  • March 24, 2023 8:30 am
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Emergency First Aid & CPR C Blended – Apr 1, 2023 1160 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam, BC
  • April 1, 2023 8:30 am
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Emergency First Aid & CPR C Blended – Apr 14, 2023 1160 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam, BC
  • April 14, 2023 8:30 am
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Emergency First Aid & CPR C Blended – Apr 22, 2023 1160 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam, BC
  • April 22, 2023 8:30 am
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Emergency First Aid & CPR C Blended – Apr 28, 2023 1160 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam, BC
  • April 28, 2023 8:30 am
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Emergency First Aid & CPR C Blended – May 6, 2023 1160 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam, BC
  • May 6, 2023 8:30 am
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Emergency First Aid & CPR C Blended – May 12, 2023 1160 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam, BC
  • May 12, 2023 8:30 am
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Emergency First Aid & CPR C Blended – May 26, 2023 1160 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam, BC
  • May 26, 2023 8:30 am
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Emergency First Aid & CPR C Blended – Jun 3, 2023 1160 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam, BC
  • June 3, 2023 8:30 am
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Emergency First Aid & CPR C Blended – Jun 9, 2023 1160 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam, BC
  • June 9, 2023 8:30 am
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Emergency First Aid & CPR C Blended – Jun 23, 2023 1160 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam, BC
  • June 23, 2023 8:30 am
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