Babysitting Training

About the course:
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).

What you will learn:

  • 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

  • $75.00 + GST
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Course Dates

Venue :

Event Venue Date Description
Babysitting Training – Thursday/Friday, July 13/14, 2023 – 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Century House Recreation Centre Century House Recreation Centre (620 Eighth St, New Westminster, BC V3M 3S6)
  • July 13, 2023 9:00 am

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Babysitting Training – Thursday/Friday, July 13/14, 2023 – 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Century House Recreation Centre Century House Recreation Centre (620 Eighth St, New Westminster, BC V3M 3S6)
  • July 13, 2023 2:00 pm

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Babysitting Training – Thursday/Friday, August 17/18, 2023 – 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m -Queensborough Community Centre Queensborough Community Centre (920 Ewen Ave, New Westminster, BC V3M 5C8)
  • August 17, 2023 10:30 am

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Babysitting Training – Thursday/Friday, August 17/18, 2023 – 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m -Queensborough Community Centre Queensborough Community Centre (920 Ewen Ave, New Westminster, BC V3M 5C8)
  • August 17, 2023 3:30 pm

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FAQ

How do I become a certified babysitter in BC?

To become a certified babysitter in BC, you can take a babysitting course offered by ProSafe Training. Our course covers topics such as child care basics, safety, first aid, and emergency procedures. Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate indicating that you have been trained as a babysitter.

Do you need a license to babysit in BC?

In BC, there is no specific license required to babysit. However, it is recommended that babysitters take a certified babysitting course to ensure they have the skills and knowledge to provide safe and responsible care for children.

When can you take the babysitting course in BC?

The age requirements for taking a babysitting course in BC can vary depending on the organization offering the course. For example, the Canadian Red Cross babysitting course given by ProSafe is typically open to children aged 11 to 15.