Babysitting Training

Course Info
Courses on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provide the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children, and babies depending on the level of CPR chosen. Courses meet legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards, and include the latest CPR guidelines and training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).

Key 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


First Aid Content

    • Check, Call, Care (includes phoning EMS/911)

    • Glove removal

    • Recovery position

    • Conscious choking (adult/child/baby/alone)

    • CPR (baby/child), illness, asthma (includes use of inhaler and spacer), anaphylaxis (includes 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


Course Duration

  • 1 day (8 hours)

 

 

Language

  • English

 

 

Prerequisite

  • Minimum 11 years of age (or completion of Grade 5)

 

 

Certificate

  • Certificate of Completion

 

 

Course Price

  • $65.00 + GST