Babysitting Classes in Columbus

The American Red Cross offers those ages 11 and older babysitter training in Columbus that can help you provide high-quality care to kids when their parents can't be with them. Designed to meet you where you're at, our Columbus babysitter certification courses include basic, intermediate, and advanced training to help you become a capable, confident, responsible babysitter that families will turn to again and again.

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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 Columbus 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 Columbus 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 Columbus you'll receive a printable certificate that you can share with potential employers.

Some of our Columbus 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.

In-person babysitting training in Columbus 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.

The American Red Cross, the nation’s leader in babysitting classes and child care training, can help prepare you to capably, confidently care for the children in your neighborhood. By delivering comprehensive training for beginning, intermediate, and advanced babysitters, we can help you build your skills and become a babysitter of choice. In fact, 8 out of 10 surveyed parents said they would pay more for a trained babysitter who holds Red Cross babysitter certifications. Browse the Red Cross babysitting classes in Columbus and online and start your business on the right foot.