Connections Bus Project – The Babysitting Course Histon & Impington April 2022

Our 10-week babysitting course is starting again after Easter – fancy joining us?

14 places are available so be quick to get your enrolment form in. Log onto our website to do this:

Our aim is to increase your skills and knowledge to become a safe and confident babysitter!

The sessions will be varied, fun, and thought provoking – you’ll have the opportunity to discuss all aspects of ‘looking after other people’s children’. We will bring refreshments and everything you need to ensure you are enthused and happy during our sessions!

What is this course about?

This is a tailor made course to help you gain a basic level of knowledge, understanding and learning in looking after other people’s children (babysitting). As well as offering practical and hands-on experience, you will complete a portfolio of your work and receive a certificate on successful completion of the course, including Basic First Aid.


Where Room G6 at Impington Village College
When A course of 10 sessions on Tuesdays from 3.45 – 5.15pm


Please note there will be a First Aid Course which will last for 2 hours.

This will be a practical course provided by T J Training.

You must complete the first aid course in order to obtain your certificate for the course.

Who Open to young people aged between 14-17 (13 if you will be 14 in next 2 months)
Cost £15 per person – to include a Certified First Aid Course

Some free places available – please get in touch to discuss this if payment is difficult.

Enrol Complete the online registration form. Your place will then be confirmed and payment

details supplied.


Course Programme

Week 1 – Introduction to the course, getting to know each other and what makes a good/bad babysitter. Week 6 – Childcare, toys and activities
Week 2 – The law, what should we be able to expect from a babysitter/parent/child. Week 7 – Child protection
Week 3 – Building effective relationships, listening and communication skills Week 8 – Accident prevention, fire safety and safety in the home
Week 4 – First Aid Course Week 9 – Babysitting checklist, arranging a visit and preparation. Dealing with challenging situations.
Week 5 – Babycare – what does a baby need? Handling babies, changing nappies, feeding babies, putting babies to bed, babies crying Week 10 – Review of learning scenarios. Hand in portfolios.

March 16, 2022