Babysitter Training (Ages 12-17)

2021 UPCOMING PUBLIC CLASSES:

Updated: December 23rd, 2020

*Parents MUST register and pay in advance to save their child(ren)’s spot!*
Session #1: TBD (2 hrs.)
Session #2: TBD (2 hrs.)
Participants must attend both two hour sessions to receive certification.
REGISTRATION & PAYMENT LINK: [jotform]
LOCATION: TBD

Private Class Pricing:
Contact owner for details (215)430-3878 or email Amanda@PreciousMinutesTraining.com

Varies on group size and location – small groups (3-5 participants), medium groups (6-12 participants), large groups (13+), private business, public or community organizations, etc.


♥ Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training is a classroom based, hands-on program designed by ECSI and the American Academy of Pediatrics and perfected by PMCST. BLAST is essential for potential babysitters and parents considering hiring a babysitter. The BLAST program is exciting and interactive, providing extensive training in pediatric first aid, household safety, and the fundamentals of childcare. Including:

  • Most current practices for safety and injury prevention while babysitting
  • First Aid basics for emergency response
  • Quick reference tools for babysitters
  • Fun, easy to follow booklet

Designed for ages 12 and up (and some mature 11 year olds) the BLAST program can prepare children to interview for a babysitting job, select safe and suitable games and activities, prevent accidents, perform first aid, and begin babysitting safely and competently.

Participants will practice their infant care skills on manikins so they can feel as confident with their new skills.

Lesson 1: Getting Started
“Are You Ready to Care for Children?”, Sitter Qualities, Being Prepared to Answer Questions, Be a Good Guest!, As They Grow: Ages & Stages, etc.

Lesson 2: Safety First
Before Saying “Yes” to a Job, A Few Important Points, When a Stranger Calls, House Rules and Routines, Safety Rules, Fire, Carbon Monoxide, Weapons, etc.

Lesson 3: Sitter BasicsInfantManikins-edit
Diapering, Bottle Feeding, Burping a Baby, Spoon Feeding Baby/Toddler, Crying, Preparing for Bed, Behavior Problems, Discipline, Sitter’s Checklist, etc.

Lesson 4: First Aid/CPR/Choking
What is an Emergency?, Calling 911 for Help, CPR for a Child or Infant, Choking: Child, Choking: Infant (Under 1 Year of Age), Bleeding and Shock, Bone/Joint/Muscle Injuries, Breathing Difficulties, Burns, Diabetic Emergencies, Diarrhea, Dog Bite, Electrocution, Eye Injuries, Fever, Head Injuries, Insect Stings, Nosebleed, Poisoning, Seizures/Convulsions, Tooth Knocked Out, Vomiting, etc.

Lesson 5: First Aid Kit and Recommended Supplies

Lesson 6: Kid Fun
Games & Songs, Sitter’s Busy Bag, etc.