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Impington Village College

Histon & Impington - Babysitting Course March 2018

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: Impington Village College – The Ideal Base

When: A course of 10 sessions on Tuesdays from 6 – 7.30pm
Starting Tuesday 13th March 2018
Please note there will be a First Aid Course on Tuesday 28th March (to be confirmed) which will be a longer session until 8.30pm. You must attend the first aid course in order to complete the course.

Who: Open to young people aged between 14-17 (13 if you will be 14 by July 2018).

Cost: £15 per person – to include a Certified First Aid Course
Some free places available – please get in touch with Andrea to discuss this if payment is difficult for you and your family.
Tel: 0789 990 4959 Email:

Enrol: Complete the Permission and Membership Forms below and send, with payment, to Andrea Cowley, The Connections Bus Project, P O Box 344, Histon, Cambridge CB24 9WZ.
If you require further information, please contact Andrea Cowley on 0789 990 4959

Safe in your hands

A babysitting course can help you to become better equipped and more confident about looking after children.

Tuesday 13th March Introduction to the course, getting to know each other and what makes a good/bad babysitter
Tuesday 20th March What should we be able to expect from a babysitter/parent/child?
  The law
Tuesday 28th March First Aid Course 6.00 – 8.30pm (to be confirmed)
  Please note this will be a longer session running until 8.30pm. In order to achieve your Babysitting Certificate you must complete the First Aid Training.
Easter Holidays  
Tuesday 17th April What does a baby need? Handling babies and changing nappies
Tuesday 24th April  Feeding babies, putting babies to bed, babies crying and childcare
Tuesday 1st May Accident prevention, fire safety and safety in the home
Tuesday 8th May Toys and activities – visit to Early Years Centre
Tuesday 15th May Child Protection
Tuesday 22nd May Dealing with challenging babysitting situations
  Personal values
  The art of listening and assertiveness 
Half Term  
Tuesday 5th June Review of learning and scenarios
  Hand portfolios in