Babysitting Training in Minnesota

The American Red Cross is the nation's leader in babysitter training. And with curriculum developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by, the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council, we can help you learn how to care for the kids in your neighborhood and start your business on the right foot. Best of all, with a wide range of online and in-person babysitting classes in Minnesota, it's easy to find a class that suits your schedule and your learning style.

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At the Red Cross we offer two online Minnesota babysitter certification classes: Babysitting Basics, and Advanced Child Care. These courses are delivered entirely online and are designed to help you better care for the infants and children in your charge. These courses allow you to train at your own pace making it easy to become comfortable with the material in each section before moving on to the next.

The Minnesota Babysitter Training course from the American Red Cross is designed those ages 11 to 15, and is delivered in a traditional classroom setting. With caring, compassionate, knowledgeable instructors who can help you understand the proper techniques for caring for infants and children, you can become a more capable, confident babysitter.

In Minnesota, babysitter certification from the Red Cross is valid for two years. In order to maintain your credentials, certificate holders can enroll in one of our abbreviated recertification courses, which allows you to receive the latest information, update your skills, and renew your certification for an additional two years.

Whether you babysit all the time or provide care infrequently, it's important to keep your wide range of skills fresh and ready for anything. To that end, we've created a variety of refresher materials, including quizzes, games, activities and videos that you can use to remember all the information you learned during your Red Cross babysitter training in Minnesota.

After successfully completing your Red Cross babysitter training in Minnesota, you'll receive a digital certificate that you can print up and place in your portfolio or access online at any time. In addition, your certificate will include a unique ID number and a QR code, which allows potential employers to confirm that your certificate is valid.

The American Red Cross's babysitting classes in Minnesota and across the country are created by industry-leading experts who can help prepare you to care for kids of any age. With more than 100 years we've trained families and individuals to respond to emergencies of all sizes, and with the latest information and techniques, we can help you learn the skills needed to become a babysitter that families can count on.