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Babysitting course

We encourage all schools and youth organisations to offer babysitting courses for young people. Here you can find everything you need to run a course.

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Babysitting course FAQs

Important information you need to know before you run a course.

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The course content

The babysitting course is divided into five sections. It covers everything from first aid and nappy changing to fire safety and tricky situations.

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Order certificates

Course tutors can order certificates for their students here.

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Student skills

This course offers students a range of skills and experiences to help them cope as babysitters.

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Useful websites

Resources and organisations that can help babysitters cope with health and safety issues, meningitis, cot death and first aid.