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Among the Red Cross babysitting classes in Virginia is our Babysitting Basics course. Delivered exclusively online, this 4-hour course is designed for those ages 11 and older who are ready to become babysitters. Throughout the course you'll learn the basics of infant and child care, emergency procedures, choosing activities and other important information. After successfully completing the course you'll receive a printable certificate that you can show potential employers and use to help build your business.
In our online Advanced Child Care classes you'll refine your skills as a babysitter and receive advanced training in leadership, child behavior and discipline, professionalism, safety, child care and more. These babysitting classes in Virginia are not intended for state-licensed child care providers and do not meet all state requirements for such certification.
In Virginia, 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 Virginia.
The American Red Cross offers babysitting training in Virginia and across the country. Developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by, the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council, our babysitting courses deliver the latest information and techniques to help you become a capable and confident babysitter. In addition, with three levels of courses available, we make it easy to grow your skills and earn the certification you need to build your business.
When you join our Virginia babysitter training courses you'll get access to a wide range of resources and manuals that you can use during your class, and long after your training has ended. In addition, we'll give you access to a variety of refresher materials that can help you keep your skills sharp and your memory fresh, so you can provide families with the best possible care.