As the nation’s leader in babysitting classes and child care training, the American Red Cross can help you become a capable, confident babysitter that families love. With convenient classes developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council, our Jacksonville babysitting classes deliver the latest information and best practices to help you succeed. Plus, with the option to become certified in First Aid, CPR and AED usage you can gain even more skills and build your resume.
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At the American Red Cross, we offer Jacksonville babysitting classes and certifications designed for those ages 11 and older who want to learn the skills necessary for providing high-quality care to infants and children. Certifications are valid for two years, and can help you share your skill set with parents and guardians who want to ensure that their children receive the best possible care.
Designed for sitters, au pairs, nannies and care givers ages 16 and older, our Advanced Child Care Training course can help you provide exceptional care to infants and children ages 10 and younger. Available in an online format, or via a blended (online and in-person) course, our Jacksonville babysitter training gives you a range of options to suit your schedule, and your learning style.
The Red Cross Babysitting Basics class can prepare you for your first babysitting job, or help you develop the skills needed to improve the good work that you already do. With a focus on caring for infants and children, choosing age-appropriate activities, child behavior and more, this Jacksonville babysitter certification class is an excellent way to start, or build, your babysitting business.
Building on what you learned in our Babysitter's Basics class, our Babysitter's Training course can help you provide confident, capable care to infants and kids ages 10 and younger. Throughout the course you'll learn leadership skills, how to develop a babysitting business, get expert advice on keeping yourself and others safe, get tips on how to help children behave, and learn about basic child care and basic first aid. After successfully completing Babysitter Training in Jacksonville you'll receive a printable certificate that you can share with potential employers.
In-person babysitting training in Jacksonville is available throughout the year. Delivered by best-in-class instructors, our in-person courses can help you become a reliable, confident, and compassionate babysitter. Classes include the latest information on child care, techniques for managing behavior, tips for choosing activities, and more. In addition, instructors offer plenty of time for questions, so you can get the most out of your time in class.
Some of our Jacksonville babysitting classes are available online, which means that you can sign up anytime and begin your classes immediately, or take your classes as your schedule permits. In these classes, all information is developed by experts in the industry and delivered in a simple-to-use format. Once you've successfully completed your class, you'll get a printable certificate that you can show to potential employers.
Whether you choose our Babysitting Basics, Babysitter's Training or Advanced Child Care classes, you'll learn important tactics, strategies and skills designed to help you provide the best quality care for the children in your charge. Each class covers a range of important topics in varying depth (based on the experience level of its students). These include: basic child care for infants and children, basic first aid, child behavior, choosing age-appropriate activities, emergency protocols, professionalism, and leadership. As you progress through each level of our Jacksonville babysitting classes, you'll become more capable and confident in your skills, and find new ways to grow your business.