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Babysitting Training Online


About the course:
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.


What you will learn:

  • 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


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 use of inhaler and spacer), anaphylaxis (includes use of EpiPen), poisoning, insect stings, wound care (i.e. minor cuts and scrapes, splinters, nosebleeds, bumps and bruises, life-threatening bleeding, burns), head, neck and back injuries, broken bones, seizures
Online Course Information:
  • This course is delivered online through the zoom platform.  The participant will need a computer or device and a quiet place to take this course
  • Parents are not required to attend the training.
  • The participant will require the following;
Technology Requirements:
  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in, USB plug-in, or wireless Bluetooth.
  • A webcam or HD webcam - built-in, USB plug-in, or: An HD cam or HD camcorder with a video-capture card. Note: See the list of supported devices.


Course Duration

2 days (3 hours each day)


3 days (2 hours each day)






  • Minimum 11 years of age (or completion of Grade 5) 
  • Maximum 16 years of age



Certificate of Completion


Course Price

  • $65.00 + GST (Course Materials picked up)
  • $70.00 + GST (Course Materials mailed to you)
As of October 1, 2023
  • $75.00 + GST (Course Materials picked up)
  • $80.00 + GST (Course Materials mailed to you)

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Event Venue Date Description
Babysitting (Online) - Saturday/Sunday, November 11/12, 2023 Online Only
  • November 11, 2023 1:00 pm

Participants must be a minimum of 11 years old or have completed grade 5 and be a maximum of 16 years old. (more…)

Babysitting (Online) - Wednesday-Friday, November 22-24, 2023 Online Only
  • November 22, 2023 6:00 pm

Participants must be a minimum of 11 years old or have completed grade 5 and be a maximum of 16 years old.   (more…)

Babysitting (Online) - Saturday/Sunday, December 09/10, 2023 Online Only
  • December 9, 2023 12:00 pm

Participants must be a minimum of 11 years old or have completed grade 5 and be a maximum of 16 years old. (more…)



To become a certified babysitter in BC, you can take a babysitting course offered by ProSafe Training. Our course covers topics such as child care basics, safety, first aid, and emergency procedures. Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate indicating that you have been trained as a babysitter.

In BC, there is no specific license required to babysit. However, it is recommended that babysitters take a certified babysitting course to ensure they have the skills and knowledge to provide safe and responsible care for children.

The age requirements for taking a babysitting course in BC can vary depending on the organization offering the course. For example, the Canadian Red Cross babysitting course given by ProSafe is typically open to children aged 11 to 15.

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