SAFE BABYSITTER TRAINING

Taking care of young children is a big responsibility. The Uintah City Fire Department offers a course in June and August each year. The training program devoted to preparing young teens to be safe in unsupervised settings, whether home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. 

For young adults ages 13 to 17, this one-day course (9:00 am - 4:30 pm) covers a variety of topics including ethics and responsibilities, personal safety, emergency situation skills including basic first aid and choking, and how to provide quality child care.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Plan activities that are appropriate for children of different ages
  • Take appropriate measures to maintain a safe environment
  • Properly report emergencies
  • Learn basic first aid and choking skills
  • Safely respond to emergencies, such as, fire or earthquake
  • Develop basic business skills while establishing themselves as quality child care providers
  • Recognize and properly respond to inappropriate adult behaviors or suspected child abuse

2015 COURSE SCHEDULE

Class Dates

To Be Determined - 9:00 am until 4:00 pm

To Be Determined - 9:00 am until 4:00 pm

Location

Uintah Fire Station 91

Registration

Course cost is FREE to Uintah City Residents, and $25.00 for anyone else. Register for a course by emailing prevention@uintahfd.org