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American Red Cross Babysitting Course

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Babysitting Course 5-1
Do you want to make money by playing?? Parents are in search of trained child-care providers who are Red Cross Certified! Our Red Cross Babysitters Class give you access to the best in-class instructors who will share the latest information on child care, offer tips, and can answer all of your questions so that you're ready to start your own babysitting business. With lecture and class activities, these courses are engaging, informative and fun! Please bring pen/pencil and your lunch!

Lessons and Topics covered in the Red Cross Babysitters Training:
*Basic Care for infants and children (feeding, Diapering, toileting, dressing)
*Basic First Aid (conscious choking, bleeding, emergencies, calling 911)
*Child Behavior (discipline, role modeling, ages and stages for children
*Age Appropriate Activities (games for each age, capabilities of each age)
*Emergency Protocols (FIND decision making, Check/Call/Care for emergencies)
*Professionalism (creating resumes, interviewing, following up)
*Leadership (role model, communicating with children, being a great example)
*Growing your business (where to find jobs, who to market to)

WHEN: Saturday, May 1, 2021
TIME: 9 am- 3 pm
WHERE: Quakertown Borough Hall 
AGES: 11 – 16 year olds
COST: $70 resident - $79 non resident
INSTRUCTOR: Sarah Prebis + Katie Kollar, American Red Cross Certified CPR, First Aid, AED, Babysitters Trainer.
*minimum 10, maximum 16

COVID-19 Protocols:
Participants will have their own supplies & materials
Participants will be asked to wear masks when feasible
Participants will be seated 6 feet apart
Activities will promote social distancing, group activities will be completed from their assigned seats
We will take frequent hand-washing breaks, sanitizing breaks
Instructors will wear masks when feasible
Outside activities will be encouraged
All reusable materials will be sterilized before and after each class, we will use disposable materials when possible

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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