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In Norfolk, babysitting classes from the American Red Cross take just a few short hours to complete. Depending on which class you choose, from Babysitting Basics, Babysitter's Training, or Advanced Child Care Training, you may be able to take your class online, or you may need to attend an in-person training session. Explore our current list of classes to find more details on each type of training.
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 Norfolk 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 Norfolk you'll receive a printable certificate that you can share with potential employers.
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 Norfolk babysitter training gives you a range of options to suit your schedule, and your learning style.
In addition to our Norfolk 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.
The Red Cross delivers babysitting classes in Norfolk and across the country that are developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by, the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council. This 50+member panel is dedicated to ensuring that our babysitting courses, and all of our classes, are built around the best science, and best practices available.