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© 2017 by CPR & Health Specialists of the South

We service the entire Gulf South Region.  We can travel to your location, or visit us at our Metairie,LA location (conveniently located just outside of New Orleans).

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3200 Ridgelake Dr., Ste. 101

Metairie, LA 70002

cpr@chssouth.com

Local: 504-214-6717

Toll Free: 800-813-3251

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© 2017 by CPR & HEALTH SPECIALISTS OF THE SOUTH 

Babysitter Certification

We are a proud authorized provider of American Red Cross Training Courses

     The American Red Cross is the nation’s leader in babysitter certification and child care training.  Did you know 8 in 10 parents surveyed said they would pay more for a trained babysitter who holds an American Red Cross Babysitter certification?  This certification course will provide your son or daughter with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. 

     Our training will help participants develop leadership skills and teach them how to develop a successful babysitting business.  Your child will learn about basic child care, basic first aid and how to perform CPR on infants, children and adults.  The recommended age for this course is 10-16 years old, but we welcome ages up to 18.

"Our mission is to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to help aspiring babysitters and young entrepreneurs reach their full potential."

Course Details:

  • Classes are limited to 12 Students per session.

  • Class session are approximately 7 hours (9:00am to 4:30pm)

  • Lunch will be provided (Pizza)*

  • Tuition $89.00 (Includes: 2-year CPR-First Aid Certification**, Babysitters Certification, Business Cards, Business Flyers, First Aid Kit and Keychain CPR Mask.

Your child’s safety and well being are our top priority and they will be in good hands while training at our classroom.  We have an open-door policy and parents can drop in at any time during the training course.

Course Highlights:

Getting Started:

  • Introduction to babysitting

  • Job information sheet

  • Help the parents get to know you. What to cover before the parents leave

Leadership

  • You’re in charge — but you’re not the parents.

  • Negotiations

  • Conflict resolution

  • Setting boundaries

Basic Care Giving Skills

  • Hand washing

  • Feeding infants and children

  • Diapering

  • Infant safe sleep practices

Safety and injury prevention

  • Telephone safety

  • Personal calls and texting

  • Hazards

  • SIDS awareness

Play Time

  • Keeping kids entertained and active

  • Tips for infants, toddlers, pre-school, and school-age kids

  • Staying involved

  • Bringing your own toys

First Aid & CPR

  • Recognizing an emergency

  • Cuts and scrapes

  • Caring for burns

  • Choking

  • First Aid Training

  • CPR & AED Training

  * Student may bring their own lunch, if desired.

** Students must complete the online learning course before attending the Babysitter Training.  Links will be given in the confirmation email after booking is complete.