Babysitting Classes in Detroit

The Red Cross offers babysitting classes in Detroit designed specifically for tweens, teens, and family members who want to gain the skills and confidence needed to provide high-quality care. Our training emphasizes basic child care and first aid skills, as well as understanding child behavior, choosing age-appropriate activities, developing leadership skills, and building your business. Once you've successfully completed your babysitter training course, you'll receive a two year certification and free access to online refresher materials.

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Note: This program is not intended as certification for state-licensed childcare providers and does not meet all state requirements for such certification.

In Detroit, babysitter training from the American Red Cross is available online and in person, depending on the class you choose. However, regardless of the type of course you select, you'll still receive world-class instruction and the latest information. All of our classes are developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by, the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council, which works to ensure that our students receive instruction that's both up to date and in line with best practices.

At the American Red Cross, we offer Detroit 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. In addition to our babysitting training classes, we also offer a wide range of courses that can help you provide care to kids and adults when they need it most. With training in First Aid, CPR and AED usage, you can learn skills that will allow you to help in an emergency.

After successfully completing your Detroit babysitting classes, you'll receive a printable certificate that you can use to build your portfolio and share with potential employers. In addition, it and all of your other Red Cross certificates, will be available online. This gives you the power to access and print your certificate anytime, anywhere. And because each certificate includes a unique ID and a QR code, employers can easily use a standard QR reader on their favorite smart device to confirm whether your certificate is valid.

As the nation’s leader in babysitting classes and child care training, the Red Cross can prepare you to provide the quality care that parents want for their children. In fact, 8 out of 10 parents surveyed said they would pay more for the services of a trained, Red Cross-certified babysitter. In order to receive the certification that families look for in a sitter, you must successfully complete our online or in-person Detroit babysitting classes. With three levels of training available, as well as a range of courses that can complement your skills, the Red Cross can help you become a capable, confident, and popular babysitter.

The Red Cross delivers babysitting classes in Detroit and across the country that are developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by, the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council. This 50+ member panel is dedicated to ensuring that our babysitting courses, and all of our classes, are built around the best science, and best practices available.