Babysitting Courses

1 day (8hrs)
Prepare for your first job as a "professional" babysitter! It's easy if you know the basics. Learn to prevent injuries and keep children safe. We even teach you tips for finding babysitting jobs!

The instructor of the Babysitting courses is Velta. Velta has been dedicated to teaching the Red Cross Babysitting course for many years. When you book your child's course with Velta, you can be sure they will come out very well prepared!

You can phone Velta at 780 464-0660, or you can email her directly for times and more information at

Payments can be made by cheque or cash to the instructor on the day of the class

You learn

Simple techniques for First Aid
How to handle emergency situations
Strategies to create a safe and happy environment for children
Course Content
Babysitter's and Families' Rights and Responsibilities
Tips for Finding Babysitting Jobs
Basic Baby and Child Care Skills
Skills to Foster Positive Interaction with Children of Different Ages
Child Safety and Injury Prevention
A course designed for the 11 to 15 year old interested in a business in babysitting. Please bring a bagged lunch and a doll or teddy bear to work with.

Contact Velta Smith for pricing and schedules