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Virtual Babysitting Course

Available Now! 

The COVID-19 outbreak is an especially important time to prevent and prepare for medical emergencies at home. Children are out of school and daycare and spending more time at home than ever! 

We are all looking for ways to navigate isolation and find a new norm. As parents, we are challenged with trying to find a healthy balance for our children and ourselves. 

 

Parents have been tasked with the role of parent, teacher, housekeeper, chef, and more while managing our families, work, and the stress of a pandemic. It can be overwhelming.

 

We would like to take some weight off your shoulders and help your kids learn new skills and responsibilities while school is out. We do all the teaching!

 

The Little Lungs Red Cross Certified Babysitting course is designed so that children can learn with us without adding more to their parents' already busy task list.

 

Our expert First Aid instructors will teach your children how to manage new responsibilities, become more independent, administer First Aid, care for children of all ages, and create safe environments for everyone. 

 

Benefits:

 

  • Great use of your children's time while isolated

  • We do all the teaching!

  • A productive way to occupy your children

  • Kids learn responsibility and how to care for themselves and others

  • Some time to yourself!

  • Red Cross Certification

  • Kids can stay home safe and take care of younger children

  • Kids learn a TON of First Aid skills

Our Babysitting course also comes in handy if you need to run an errand but don't want to bring your child. They can stay safe at home and keep younger siblings safe and happy!

 

Our course also has a residual benefit! When normal life resumes and social distancing is no longer mandated your child will have a new skill and certification they can use to find and excel at babysitting jobs!

So what's in the course?

  • Certified Red Cross Course (participants receive a Red Cross Babysitting Certification)

  • The same content as an in-person class just in a virtual format!

  • 3 Zoom calls over a week with 1 day between each call (Day 1: 2 hours, Day 2: 2 hours, Day 3: 1 hour)

  • Participants have small homework activities between Zoom calls to enhance learning

  • a TON of First Aid content - CLICK HERE to view the list

  • Zoom calls with our expert Red Cross First Aid Youth and First Aid Instructor

  • Interactive learning: we go beyond lectures! We share videos, slides, do activities and practice First Aid skills together to keep children engaged

  • Parents can have as much or little involvement with homework as they want!

Participant Materials:

computer or tablet, internet connection, free Zoom app downloaded, teddy bear or doll, pen + paper

Take Always:

Babysitting Manual + Babysitting Certificate

Virtual Course

Babysitting 

Prerequisite Age 11 to 15 

$65+gst per child

Canadian Red Cross

Babyitting Certification

3 Part Course - 2 Hour Virtual Sessions

Practical, Hands-on, Easy to follow

Emphasis on First Aid skills (more comprehensive than other babysitter courses!)

 

Babysitting Course

Virtual Classroom

The babysitter course is offered in a virtual classroom! Participants login from the comfort of their own home using Zoom.

 

Our certified Red Cross instructors demonstrate, share slides, and facilitate learning activities among participants. Each participant will finish this course with the confidence and skills needed to be an outstanding babysitter.​

 

Description

The Babysitting course refreshed and revised, now has a greater emphasis on First Aid skills. The Canadian Red Cross Babysitting course covers everything from managing difficult behaviours 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. This updated curriculum, complete with new science, also provides improved learning when it comes to giving the appropriate care in the event of an emergency.

 

  • 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 the use of inhaler and spacer) 

    • Anaphylaxis (includes the use of EpiPen) 

    • Poisoning 

    • Insect stings 

    • Wound care

      • Minor cuts and scrapes 

      • Splinters 

      • Nosebleeds 

      • Bumps & bruises

      • Life-threatening bleeding,

      • Burns

    • head, neck and back injuries 

    • Broken bones

    • Seizures​

 

Course Details 

  • 3x 2-hour virtual classroom sessions (3 separate days)

  • Canadian participants 

  • PDF of Babysitting Course Manual 

 

What you Need

  • A device, such as a phone or a laptop

  • A good internet connection 

  • Zoom app required (free download)

  • A teddy bear or doll (yes, we still be doing practical activities like CPR and choking first aid throughout the course)

 
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