Central Pierce Fire & Rescue will be offering babysitting classes. This one day course, Safe Sitter®, is a medically accurate program that teaches adolescents ages 11 to 13 years how to handle emergencies when caring for a child. The class teaches safe and nurturing child care techniques, behavior management skills, and appropriate responses to medical emergencies.
Students will learn:
* How to administer CPR to infants and children.
* What to do if the child gets a bloody nose.
* What to say if 911 has to be called.
* How to screen babysitting jobs to decide whether to accept or refuse.
* How to change a diaper.
Please bring a lunch and a drink as this is a full day class. The two forms listed below must be completed and brought to class.
Please arrive at 0830 hrs as class will begin at 0900 hrs. Safe Sitter® teaches these skills and much more! Students who successfully complete the class will receive a Safe Sitter Manual® and a completion card.
More information about the Safe Sitter® course content is available at www.safesitter.org.
Note: Students must be 11 years old by the class date.
***IMPORTANT: The two forms below need to printed, filled out and brought with you to class.
Safesitter Student Registration Form
Safesitter Student Contract Form