• Babysitting Training in North Carolina

    The American Red Cross offers online and in-person babysitting classes in North Carolina that are designed to help you deliver high-quality care to kids of all ages. Depending on the course, or courses, you choose, you may be able to take an online class that allows you to learn at your own pace, or you may complete an in-person training session, which gives you the chance to discuss topics and theories with knowledgeable instructors who can help become the most trusted, sought-after babysitter in your neighborhood.

    Babysitter training in North Carolina is designed to help you gain the skills and confidence needed to become a trusted caregiver for children of all ages – from infants to tweens. Our online and in-person courses are taught by experienced, certified instructors, and include a range of activities that can help you put your knowledge to the test. Each class allows you to dive into important subjects like child behavior, choosing age-appropriate activities, first aid, and more.

    At the Red Cross we offer two online North Carolina babysitter certification classes: Babysitting Basics, and Advanced Child Care. These courses are delivered entirely online and are designed to help you better care for the infants and children in your charge. These courses allow you to train at your own pace making it easy to become comfortable with the material in each section before moving on to the next.

    Among the Red Cross babysitting classes in North Carolina 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.

    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 North Carolina.

    After successfully completing your Red Cross babysitter training in North Carolina, you'll receive a digital certificate that you can print up and place in your portfolio or access online at any time. In addition, your certificate will include a unique ID number and a QR code, which allows potential employers to confirm that your certificate is valid.

    At the Red Cross we provide those ages 11 and older with a comprehensive education in babysitting and child care best practices. However, it's important to note that none of our babysitting classes in North Carolina are intended for state-licensed child care providers, as our courses do not meet all of the state requirements for such certification.

    When you enroll your son or daughter in Red Cross babysitting classes in North Carolina, you'll give your child the tools he or she needs to become a capable, confident babysitter who parents can trust. Our courses will help your son or daughter learn how to recognize and gently manage certain behaviors, choose age-appropriate activities, understand what to do during an emergency, learn how to provide basic first aid, and more. Explore all of our babysitting training opportunities, and find the right class for your budding babysitter.