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Frequently Asked Questions

How old...

In most of the provinces and territories, there is no minimum legal age to become a babysitter. The Babysitting Course is recommended for pre-teens and teenagers from ages 12-16.

Mantioba: you must be 12+ years to stay home alone or to be a babysitter

New Brunswick: you must be 12+ years to stay home alone or to be a babysitter

One thing to keep in mind is how confident and prepared you feel, regardless of how old you are, and that is where The Babysitting Course comes in!  


How old...

In most of the provinces and territories, there is no minimum legal age to become a babysitter. The Babysitting Course is recommended for pre-teens and teenagers from ages 12-16.

Mantioba: you must be 12+ years to stay home alone or to be a babysitter

New Brunswick: you must be 12+ years to stay home alone or to be a babysitter

One thing to keep in mind is how confident and prepared you feel, regardless of how old you are, and that is where The Babysitting Course comes in! 

How old...

In most of the provinces and territories, there is no minimum legal age to become a babysitter. The Babysitting Course is recommended for pre-teens and teenagers from ages 12-16.

Mantioba: you must be 12+ years to stay home alone or to be a babysitter

New Brunswick: you must be 12+ years to stay home alone or to be a babysitter

One thing to keep in mind is how confident and prepared you feel, regardless of how old you are, and that is where The Babysitting Course comes in!