1-day course (8 hours)
A one day course providing skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular or choking emergencies in adults, children and babies in a healthcare setting. This includes training in AED (automated external defibrillator) use and bag-valve masks/2 person CPR.
Basic First Aid and caregiving skills for youth 11–15 years old. This course provides skills on how to provide care to young children and how to prevent and respond to emergencies. Participants will learn how to provide care to younger children in a variety of age groups, how to respond to emergencies and how to prevent them in the first place. 4 Points Safety & Training offers superior training to prepare you for childcare emergencies with courses consisting of audio and visual aids, workbooks/manuals, skill exercises and injury prevention techniques.
Should I take this course?
This course is intended for youth looking to gain understanding of how to care for children/infants ages 0-8. Parents often look for training when considering childcare and the babysitters course is a great way to assure parents you will know what to do if an emergency were to occur under your supervision. 4 Points Safety & Training’s Red Cross Accredited babysitters course is a great way to gain basic skills and the ability to recognize emergencies in young children when they arise.
- Completion Requirements: 100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% minimum passing grade on written exam.
- Prerequisite: Minimum 11 years of age. This course does not expire.
Course Topics Outline:
- The Business of Babysitting
- Caring for Babies
- Caring for Toddlers
- Caring for Preschoolers
- Caring for School-aged Children
- Injury is No Accident: Creating Safe Environments
- How to Handle Emergencies and First Aid
4 Points Safety & Training offers on-site training for groups of 10 or more at no additional cost (within the capital region). For groups of less than 10, or groups outside the capital region, an additional fee may be charged. If you are interested in on-site training, please don’t hesitate to contact us to schedule a course date!
Emergencies with children can happen at any time, be prepared to provide assistance.