Canadian Red Cross

Red Cross Babysitter Course (All in-class)

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Learn from 911 responders that have proven their skills in real emergencies. Vigilant Tactical Training Academy, partnered with The Red Cross, bring together passionate Paramedics & Fire Fighters who want to share the lessons they've learned on the street. Who better to learn from? Gain confidence through our experience. 

About This Course: Offers basic first aid and caregiving skil 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 offers youth the skills to promote themselves as babysitters to prospective families.

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

Please note:

  • This course is 7.5 hours in-class
  • Courses are taught at our Training Academy at 31 McBrine Dr. Unit 12, Kitchener
  • Cancellation policy: you may reschedule up to 24 hours prior for a different course date. Cancelled courses will not be refunded. 
  • Water, Coffee, Tea is provided at no cost. Please bring your own snacks/lunch