Babysitting Classes in Oakland
In Oakland, babysitting classes from the American Red Cross take just a few short hours to complete. Depending on which class you choose – 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.
As the nation’s leader in babysitting classes and child care training, the American Red Cross can help you become a capable, confident babysitter that families love. With convenient classes developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council, our Oakland babysitting classes deliver the latest information and best practices to help you succeed. Plus, with the option to become certified in First Aid, CPR and AED usage you can gain even more skills and build your resume.
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 Oakland 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 Oakland 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 Oakland babysitter training gives you a range of options to suit your schedule, and your learning style.
By delivering comprehensive training for beginning, intermediate, and advanced babysitters, we can help you build your skills and become a babysitter of choice. In fact, 8 out of 10 surveyed parents said they would pay more for a trained babysitter who holds Red Cross babysitter certifications. Browse the Red Cross babysitting classes in Oakland and online – and start your business on the right foot.