[Virtual] Red Cross Babysitting Course

Upcoming Babysitting Courses

  1. Check the calendar for upcoming courses.
  2. Create a student account and pay for your course.
  3. Select the course dates that work best for your schedule.

Technology Requirements

Students will need a computer with internet access, a mic, and web camera.

All courses are on the WebinarNinja webinar platform – no downloading required!

Babysitting Certificate

Students (ages 11-15) must attend and actively participate in all live sessions and complete the home assignment to receive their Babysitting Certificate.

About the Course

The Canadian Red Cross Babysitting course covers everything from managing difficult behaviors to essential content on leadership and professional conduct as a babysitter.

Babysitting promises to deepen and enhance the responsibility that older youth feel when caring for younger children.

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