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Babysitter training 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. All classes, once successfully completed, result in a printable certificate that you can share with your employers.
At the American Red Cross, we offer Harrisburg 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.
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 Harrisburg babysitting classes, you'll become more capable and confident in your skills, and find new ways to grow your business.
After successfully completing your Harrisburg 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.
In addition to our Harrisburg 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.