• Babysitting Classes in Charlotte

    As the nation’s leader in babysitting classes and child care training, the American Red Cross can help you become a capable, confident babysitter families love. With convenient classes developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council, our Charlotte 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.

    In-person babysitting training in Charlotte 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.

    For those who select an online course, all you need to do is login to the class to get started. After logging in, you'll simply listen to the lecture, review the information on the slides and work through the online activities. Once you've successfully completed the entire course, you'll receive a two-year certification that you can use to help demonstrate your skills to potential employers.

    Note: The Red Cross babysitting training program is not intended as certification for state-licensed childcare providers and does not meet all state requirements for such certification.

    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 Charlotte babysitter certification class is an excellent way to start, or build, your babysitting business.

    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 Charlotte babysitter training gives you a range of options to suit your schedule, and your learning style.

    If your son or daughter wants to start a babysitting business, there's no better place to learn than with the Red Cross. Our babysitting classes in Charlotte will help your child develop the skills needed to become a caring, capable babysitter who parents can trust. Regardless of which class they choose, your son or daughter will learn a wide variety of information, including how to recognize and manage behaviors, choosing age-appropriate activities, how to handle an emergency, how to provide basic first aid, and more. Browse the courses available, and find the right class for your son or daughter.