Northwest Fire offers classes for Tucson babysitters

2013-07-03T10:12:00Z Northwest Fire offers classes for Tucson babysittersKimberly Matas Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
July 03, 2013 10:12 am  • 

A two-day child-care and life safety program for ages 11 to 15 is being offered by the Northwest Fire District.

The course includes information on:

  • Infant/Child Development and Care
  • Dressing & Diapering
  • Personal Safety
  • Fire Safety
  • Home & Kitchen Safety Awareness
  • Basic First Aid
  • Infant/Child CPR
  • Babysitter Responsibilities

Participants will receive an American Heart Association card upon successful completion of CPR training.

“This program is designed to teacher basic emergency preparedness skills as well as the basics of babysitting to teens in order to prepare them for the job,” Capt. Adam Goldberg, spokesman for the district, said in a news release.

Two sessions are available, July 9 and 10, and July 23 and 24. Classes run 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. At the Northwest Fire District Training Center, 5125 W. Camino de Fuego. Cost is $20 for the course.

Students can pre-register at the Northwest Fire administrative offices,  5225 W. Massingale Road, or online at

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