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WFTR 130 - Babysitter Training (Red Cross)
Course Details
Course Code:
WFTR 130

Date First Offered:

Total Hours: 10
Lecture Hours: 9
Field Experience Hours: 1

Total Weeks:

This course is offered online:

Recommended age of participant is 11 years.

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:


Rearticulation Submission:

Course Content:
Topic covered in this course are:

-The Business of Babysitting
-Your Role as a Babysitter
-Rules and Routines
-Family's Expectations
-Caring for Babies
-Stages for Babies
-Food Find
-Getting Along
-Be a Problem Solver
-Precautions for Babies
-Toys and Games for Babies
-Matching Toy with Age
-Stages for Toddlers
-Food Find
-Getting Along
-Be a Problem Solver
-Precautions for Toddlers
-Toys and Games for Toddlers
-Matching Toy with Age
-Stages for Preschoolers
-Food Find
-Toilet Learning
-Getting Along
-Be a Problem Solver
-Precautions for Preschoolers
-Toys and Games for Preschoolers
-Matching Toy with Age
-Stages for School-Aged Children
-Food Find
-Getting Along
-Be A Problem Solver
-Precautions for a School-Aged Child
-Toys and Games for a School-Aged Child
-Matching Toy with Age
-True and False Brain Teaser
-Summary of Decision-Making Abilities
-Home Safety
-Outdoor Play Safety
-Water Safety
-Personal Safety and Security
-Rural Babysitting
-Safety Search
-Handling Emergencies
-Preventing Injury and Illness
-How to Call for Help
-What to do in an Emergency
-Rescue Breathing
-Sprains, Strains, and Fractures
-Special Health Problems
-First Aid Kit
-Find the Word
-Appropriate and Inappropriate Touching
-Child Abuse and Neglect

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course participants will have the knowledge and awareness about what it means to be a babysitter. They will learn infant and child care skill, gain confidence when dealing with children and learn basic first aid skills.

Grading System:

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 50 %
Participation: 50 %

Percentage of Individual Work:

Other Pertinent Information:
Students must pass the final exam with 75%.
Students must also attend 100% of the classes in order to receive a Participation card.

Course Offered in Other Programs:

Text Books:

Required - n/a, CRC - Babysitter\\\'s Manual
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