OUR FAVOURITE BABYSITTER - a two-part course for teenagers who look after younger children.

About the course:

This is a hands-on, practical course featuring First Aid for babysitters plus the ins and outs of looking after younger children.  It is designed for teenagers aged 13 - 18 years:

Part One:  First Aid training for babysitters including CPR (practice with manikins), choke-rescue techniques (practice with manikins), emergency situations such as burns, asthma, allergic reactions, poisonings, seizures, bangs on the head, broken bones, etc, and getting help: phone the parents or phone an ambulance?   

Part Two:  Practical advice for babysitting including child safety and accident prevention, ideas for play, information about child development, and how to communicate well with children and their parents.   

The course runs for three hours.

Participants receive a booklet to complement the explanations and demonstrations on the course, as well as a certificate. 

How to book:

The next Babysitters course is scheduled for Sunday 28th July, 2024 from 1pm - 4pm.     It will be held at Nathan Homestead in Manurewa, just two minutes from the motorway offramp and just around the corner from Auckland's beautiful Botanic Gardens  -  the perfect opportunity for the taxi driver parents to go for a quiet walk and a cup of coffee!

Feedback for this course:

"My teenage daughter attended your excellent baby sitting course last year, gaining good knowledge and skills related to baby sitting but also coming away with more self-confidence and skills talking to adults".
"Wow this sounds like it was an amazing workshop. My daughter came back raving about it, saying how brilliant and useful it was. This has made her so much more confident about babysitting, just having really useful knowledge and advice she can use. Thank you so much, worth every dollar!"
"It was a really interesting, informative workshop. I really enjoyed it".
"Great feedback from my son who attended your Babysitters course yesterday - many thanks!"
"Thank you both so much for such a great course - the girls are still talking about it!"


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