Online Only: Basic Babysitter Training


American Red Cross Online only Babysitter Course: Designed primarily for youth ages 11 and older, this online, self-paced course will prepare students to be better babysitters. Topics include how to provide care for infants and children; how to stay safe; what to do in an emergency; how to choose age-appropriate activities; and how to recognize and handle a variety of behaviors. Students will also learn the basics of starting a babysitting business. The course consists of six interactive modules featuring video, activities, games and tools babysitters can use to build their knowledge and skills and manage their babysitting business. All registrants will receive digital access to American Red Cross manuals and reference guides. This course, which includes a final exam at the end, takes about 4 hours to complete. Students who successfully complete the course will receive a printable certificate.

Note: When registering multiple students, each student must have a unique email address for online course access.