Child & Babysitting Safety (CABS)

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The Child and Babysitting Safety training program is designed to focus on supervising, caring for, and keeping children and infants safe in babysitting settings.  The program provides fundamental information in the business of babysitting, proper supervision, basic caregiving skills, and responding properly to ill or injured children or infants.

Intended Audience

Young people (11 to 15 years old) who are interested in providing babysitting services.


None (CPR/AED and Basic First Aid certification strongly recommended)


Successful Completion (Certification)*

Written Evaluation:


Performance Evaluation:

Students must perform required skills competently without assistance.

*Successful completion is based on achievement of the core learning objectives rather than a prescribed instruction time.


Important Considerations

Recognized certification period:  2 years

Course duration:  

  • Initial Training:  6-7 hours
  • Renewal Training:  4-5 hours



Cost:  $69.95 (Initial) / 49.95 (Renewal)

Date:  TBD


Location:  GetReady! Emergency Planning Center, 11 West Mercury Blvd., Hampton, VA 23669


To Register for this course, visit our store, call 757-224-0909, or click here.

NOTE:  While seminars and courses will generally be presented in the GetReady! Training Center, off-site classes will be held based on need and availability.  Special considerations will be given to a group requesting a specific seminar or course that is not currently on the GetReady! training schedule.