Our Instructors create an engaging atmosphere for every student! To be a Safe Sitter® Instructor you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or equivalent, and 2 years of experience in health care, child care (including parenting), or youth work.
  • Enjoy teaching young teens and being a role model.
  • Commit to teaching at least one class per year.
  • Complete Safe Sitter® Instructor training.

To take Safe Sitter® Instructor training you must be affiliated with a Registered Safe Sitter® Provider. If there is no site in your area, consider starting one!

Additional qualifications are required to teach choking rescue or CPR in a Safe Sitter® class.

  • To teach Choking Rescue in a Safe Sitter® class, you must be current in a CPR course that requires a minimum of a skills performance test in infant and child CPR, such as Heartsaver® CPR/AED from the American Heart Association.
  • To teach CPR in a Safe Sitter® class, you must either be current in a CPR Instructor course or use the Safe Sitter® CPR Video to teach that section of the class.

CPR Training is NOT included in Safe Sitter® Instructor Training. Visit the American Heart Association website to find a CPR class near you.

Online Instructor training is $75 per person (plus shipping) and can be completed in about 4 hours.  The training includes a review of key concepts, teaching tips for each section, and videos of actual Instructors teaching students.

Each new Instructor will receive:

  • Access to the Safe Sitter® online Instructor training course
  • Instructor Resources login credentials
  • Instructor Manual to use as a guide when teaching
  • Safe Sitter® Instructor Polo

All Instructor training materials ship by the next business day.  Click here for registration form.

Meet a Safe Sitter® National Trainer in person and learn from her many years of experience.  If you have five or more Instructors to train, we can bring a live workshop to you at no additional charge.  Instructor training is $75 per person and a workshop can be completed in about 4 hours.

Each new Instructor will receive:

  • Instructor Resources login credentials
  • Instructor Manual to use as a guide when teaching
  • Safe Sitter® Instructor Polo

You will receive all Instructor training materials at the workshop.  Click here for registration form.