Our favourite babysitter!  A two-part course for teenagers

Our favourite babysitter! A two-part course for teenagers

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Nathan Homestead, one minute from the motorway offramp at Manurewa and only two minutes to the Botanic Gardens for some downtime for the parent taxi-drivers!

70 Hill Road

Auckland, Auckland 2102

New Zealand

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A hands-on, practical course featuring First Aid for teenage babysitters plus the ins and outs of looking after younger children.

About this event

Be the best babysitter you can be, and be the babysitter whom every family wants to book again!

This is a two-part course, 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), coping with emergency situations such as burns, asthma, allergic reactions, poisonings, seizures, bangs on the head, broken bones, plus when to get 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.

Everyone on the course receives a booklet to complement the explanations and demonstrations on the course. Participants also receive a certificate.

Each part is an hour and a half long with a half hour break in between.

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!"

Course fees are non refundable. However, as with a cinema ticket, the ticket for a course can be transferred, so if you're unable to attend please pass your ticket on to a friend.

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