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Babysitting Virtual Class

Babysitting Virtual Class

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Virtual babysitting class 


We are very excited to start offering the Babysitting course in a Virtual format!  The class will run in multiple sessions so please be sure your child is able to attend ALL sessions before registering.  There will also be a pre class assignments and a small amount of at home work in between sessions (dependent on which session is chosen).

You will also be expected to pick up your 'At-Home Learning Kit' from our Downtown location during office hours prior to the class.  If anyone is unable to pick up from Belleville please ask about Kingston or Trenton pick up options. 


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.


  • How to be responsible and demonstrate leadership
  • How to make good decisions and manage difficult behaviours
  • Information on children’s developmental stages, and specific strategies for each stage
  • How to feed, diaper, dress, and play with children and babies
  • How to recognize and prevent unsafe situations, make safe choices and promote safe behaviours
  • First aid skills
  • The business of babysitting


Prerequisite  --- Minimum 11 years of age (or completion of Grade 5)


If you choose a weekend course the sessions will run from 10am to 2pm on Saturday & Sunday with a lunch break in between. 


If you choose an evening course the sessions will run over 4 evenings in 2 weeks from 6pm to 8pm.


Please select date option to register below.