Babysitting Basics

The Red Cross provides a variety of babysitting courses designed for students ages 11 and older, that prepare you with important caregiving skills. Back to Main Menu

Get StartedOur courses will teach your local babysitters the skills they need to safely and responsibly care for children up to the age of 10.


Course Topics:
  • Keeping the kids and themselves safe
  • Making playtime fun with age-appropriate games
  • First aid and how to handle a wide variety of emergencies
  • Managing a babysitting business
Course Options:
  1. Babysitting Basics online course
  2. Babysitter's Training classroom course
  3. Babysitter's Training classroom course with Pediatric First Aid/CPR


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