• Babysitting Classes in Walkersville

    In Walkersville, 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.

    Babysitting classes in Walkersville can help you give high-quality care to kids of almost any age. When you sign up for training, you'll learn how to identify and manage certain behaviors, choose age-appropriate activities, learn what to do in an emergency, learn basic first aid, and build leadership skills. In addition, you'll get information on starting, and growing, your business.

    In-person babysitting training in Walkersville is available throughout the year. Delivered by best-in-class instructors, our in-person courses can help you become a reliable, confident, and compassionate babysitter. Classes include the latest information on child care, techniques for managing behavior, tips for choosing activities, and more. In addition, instructors offer plenty of time for questions, so you can get the most out of your time in class.

    Some of our Walkersville babysitting classes are available online, which means that you can sign up anytime and begin your classes immediately, or take your classes as your schedule permits. In these classes, all information is developed by experts in the industry and delivered in a simple-to-use format. Once you've successfully completed your class, you'll get a printable certificate that you can show to potential employers.

    When you enroll in Red Cross babysitting classes in Walkersville, you'll learn how to care for the kids in your neighborhood when their parents can't be with them. By focusing on basic child care, child behavior, activity planning and more, our certification classes can help you find out what it takes to become a babysitter, and begin your business. After successfully completing our classes, you'll not only earn a two year certification that you can share with families via unique ID and QR codes, but you'll also gain access to a wide range of refresher materials that can help you maintain your skills.

    Note: Red Cross babysitting classes are not intended for those seeking certification as state-licensed child care providers.

    The Red Cross delivers babysitting classes in Walkersville 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.