Babysitter Program

A 2-DAY CHILD CARE & LIFE SAFETY PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS AGED 12-15
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Northwest Fire District Babysitter Program

This class is designed to familiarize students with the basic knowledge and skills to safely care for infants and children. Our goal is to teach our students to be the best babysitter on the block! It is our aim that our students will gain confidence to make smart decisions and stay safe in any babysitting situation.

We are excited to expand our program in a partnership with the Golder Ranch Fire District this summer. Two courses will be offered at the Golder Ranch Fire and Life Safety Services Building on Magee Road.

PLEASE NOTE – STUDENTS MUST BE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 12-15 TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS COURSE.

Topics covered by this course include:

  • Supervising children and infants
  • Performing basic childcare skills such as diapering and feeding
  • Handle bedtime and discipline issues
  • Fire, personal and kitchen safety awareness
  • Basic First Aid
  • Infant, Child, and Adult CPR*
  • Communicating effectively with parents
  • Ethical and business principles of babysitting
  • Ages & stages of development
  • Age-appropriate activities

*We do not offer American Heart Association certification through this course. Participants will receive all necessary CPR training, but a card with not be administered upon completion.

Please call 520-887-1010, ext. 5008 with questions.

2021 Course Dates

June 1 & 2
June 8 & 9
June 15 & 16
June 22 & 23*
June 29 & 30
July 13 & 14
July 27 & 28*

Times for both days is 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m

*This course will be taught at the Golder Ranch Fire and Life Safety Services Building.

Course Details

Course Dates

June 1 & 2
June 8 & 9
June 15 & 16
June 22 & 23*
June 29 & 30
July 13 & 14
July 27 & 28*

Times for both days is 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m

*This course will be taught at the Golder Ranch Fire and Life Safety Services Building.

course fee

The fee for this 2-day course is $45.00 per student. Payment is required to register.

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materials needed

Please have each student bring the following items:

  • Writing materials
  • A sack lunch
  • Something to drink

Dress code

  • No open-toed shoes
  • Students are expected to follow local school district dress code

If there is a question as to whether or not a student’s apparel is appropriate for class, instructors will decide.

NWFD Training Center:
5125 West Camino De Fuego
Tucson, AZ 85743

Golder Ranch Fire District Fire and Life Safety Services Building
(This building is next to Fire Station 380)
1175 W. Magee Road
Tucson, AZ 85704
*This location will only be used for courses taught on June 22 & 23 and July 27 & 28

Notice to parents

Parents MUST sign in students upon arrival to class and sign out students upon departure from class.

 

 

Testimonials
Comments from former participants
The class was very useful – it taught me a lot about how to properly babysit.
Jensen

Student

I thought the class was very informative and helpful.
Kathleen

Student

NWFD Training Center

Northwest Fire District Training Center
5125 West Camino de Fuego
Tucson, AZ 85743

Golder Ranch Training Center

Golder Ranch Fire District Fire and Life Safety Services Building
(This building is next to Fire Station 380)
1175 W. Magee Road
Tucson, AZ 85704