accessibility & help

Babysitting course

Please note, we are in the process of decommissioning the babysitting first aid course.

If you are already a registered provider of the course you will still be able to run the course and order certificates through the online form on these pages until July 2015. After this time we will no longer be able to offer certificates.

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Babysitting course FAQs

Important information registered providers need to know before you running a course and information on why we are no longer offering this 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 (registered providers only).

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Order certificates until July 2015 – registered providers only

Course tutors who are already registered providers can order certificates for their students here until July 2015.

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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.