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American Red Cross Babysitting Basics with Pediatric CPR AED and First Aid
The Babysitting Basics course from the American Red Cross gives those ages 11 and older a foundation on which to build their babysitting business. Designed for new babysitters, this course delivers information clearly, concisely and interactively – and it's the perfect way for young people to learn about all of the responsibilities that come with the job.
In The Course:
Created by industry-leading experts, the American Red Cross' Babysitting Basics class covers a wide range of information that can help new babysitters gain the skills and confidence needed to care for infants and children. The course takes approximately 7 hours to complete and includes information on:
Pediatric CPR AED (Child and Infant)
First Aid - Over 50 topics covered
Child and Infant Choking
How to use an AED
How to care for infants and children
What to do in an emergency and how to stay safe
Choosing activities that are age appropriate
Recognizing, understanding and handling certain behaviors
Starting your babysitting business
The Babysitting Basics course culminates with a final exam. Upon successful completion, participants will receive a printable certificate that they can share with potential employers.
Included with the course:
- Red Cross Babysitter Basics with CPR AED First Aid certification
- Babysitter Training Participant set
The Babysitter Training Participant's Set includes an assortment of materials to better assist babysitters on the job, such as the:
Babysitter's Training Handbook, a full-color handbook filled with great information and resources to use in class and on the job
Babysitter's Training Emergency Reference Guide, an easy-to-carry, compact booklet that provides step-by-step instructions to handle common emergencies such as bee stings and asthma attacks.
Babysitter's Training CD-ROM, which provides participants with the tools they will need to run their own babysitting business, including a babysitting organizer; a printable activity booklet with games, crafts, songs and recipes; a resume template; and more
- Babysitter Backpack full of items needed for every babysitting job!