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Babysitting Courses

We offer the Alberta Safety Council’s Babysitters’ Safety Program course several times per year, with classes held at our offices at #10, 215 Carnegie Drive in St. Albert.

Students should be at least 11 ½ years of age to attend and pre-registration is required. Course fee is $55 and includes a workbook and course materials. Payment can be made in person with cash or cheque, or through PayPal when you use our online form. Students are encouraged to bring a snack, lunch and drink to classes. Student must bring pen, pencil and paper and a cloth diaper/tea towel and doll to the first class.

The course takes 2 full days to complete and includes:

  • role-playing
  • group interaction
  • video presentations
  • student research
  • a final examination

There are seven lessons:

  • The Role of the Babysitter
  • Child Development
  • Caring for Children
  • Positive Behaviour Management
  • Home Safety and Injury Prevention
  • Fire Safety
  • First Aid

A mark of 70% is required for passing certification and entitles the participant (if age 12 or older) to place their name in our free babysitting referral service list (with parental permission).

Call us for more information or visit our offices to register.

Online Registration and Payment Available

You can submit your registration information using this link to our online babysitting course registration form!

Simply fill in the required fields and click the “Agree” button to submit your information. If you select credit card as your choice of payment, you will be taken to PayPal where you can complete the transaction.

If you choose to pay via cash or cheque, please print a copy of the email you receive after you submit your registration and mail or drop it off along with payment to:

Babysitting Course Registration
St. Albert Community Information and Volunteer Centre
10, 215 Carnegie Drive
St. Albert, AB T8N 5B1