Babysitter Training Program
This is Kidproof’s most famous program & one of the top Babysitter Training programs in North America! Over 80,000 kids have participated in the Kidproof Babysitter Program over the last decade.
Section One: Becoming a Great Babysitter
In this section, you will learn:
The legal age to babysit
How to decide how much to charge
How to get a babysitting job
How to prepare for an interview
Once you have completed this section of the course you should know the legal age to babysit, what your responsibilities will be, how to safely seek a babysitting job, keys to a successful interview, and understanding the client’s expectations when hiring a babysitter.
Section Two: Preparing for Your Babysitting Job
After completing this section, you should know how to prepare for a babysitting job, understand how to fill out the proper questionnaire forms, and know why they are so important. You will understand your strengths and limitations and be able to select the right babysitting job for you.
Section Three: Caring for Kids of All Ages
By the end of this section, you should be able to plan a babysitting day with activities that are appropriate and safe based on the needs of the children. You will know the appropriate toys, food, and games to play depending on the ages of the children. You will learn how to diaper an infant, and how to safely feed, change, and care for an infant.
Section Four: Safety
At the end of this section you will be able to identify specific hazards that are related to each age group in order to better prevent accidents from occurring. You will learn what an emergency is, and how to safely respond to one. You will also understand when it is necessary to call Emergency Services and what information to give to the dispatcher when making these calls.
This section will also teach you to identify different kinds of hazards found inside and outside the home. You will learn the best way to safely respond to strangers, unwanted guests, and phone calls. It will encourage you to use your instincts and pay attention to details that send warning signals that danger may be close by.
You will also learn what to do in a situation of child abuse or neglect and identify who to turn to for help.
Section Five: Babysitters First Aid
After completing this section, you will be knowledgeable on the most common types of childhood injuries and how to safely respond to them. You will learn how to identify and respond to First Aid issues such as choking, burns, cuts, head injuries, insect bites, and allergies. You will learn how to complete a safety check and the importance of an emergency contact sheet.