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At the American Red Cross, we offer Wilkes Barre 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.
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 Wilkes Barre 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.
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 Wilkes Barre babysitter training gives you a range of options to suit your schedule, and your learning style.
In Wilkes Barre 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. All classes, once successfully completed, result in a printable certificate that you can share with your employers.
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 Wilkes Barre 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.