Babysitting Basics - Online Course

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Class ID 02074912

Designed primarily for youth ages 11 and older, this online course will prepare students to be better babysitters. Topics include how to provide care for infants and children; how to stay safe; what to do in an emergency; how to choose age-appropriate activities; and how to recognize and handle a variety of behaviors. Students will also learn the basics of starting a babysitting business. The course consists of six interactive modules featuring video, activities, games and tools babysitters can use to build their knowledge and skills and manage their babysitting business. This course, which includes a final exam at the end, takes about 4 hours to complete. Students who successfully complete the course will receive a printable certificate.

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Language
English
Class Description
Designed primarily for youth ages 11 and older, this online course will prepare students to be better babysitters. Topics include how to provide care for infants and children; how to stay safe; what to do in an emergency; how to choose age-appropriate activities; and how to recognize and handle a variety of behaviors. Students will also learn the basics of starting a babysitting business. The course consists of six interactive modules featuring video, activities, games and tools babysitters can use to build their knowledge and skills and manage their babysitting business. This course, which includes a final exam at the end, takes about 4 hours to complete. Students who successfully complete the course will receive a printable certificate.
Class Setting
Online

Online

Work At Your Own Pace And Schedule, Engaging and Interactive courses, Course access after completion. Start taking your course immediately.

Certifications + CEUs

Certification

Red Cross courses offer Digital Certification, an online version of a Red Cross certificate, which provides anytime, anywhere access to student training history and course certificates. Digital certificates can be viewed, printed or shared online and can be accessed anytime through your Red Cross Account. Each certificate includes a unique ID and a QR code which meets employment requirements and allows employers to easily confirm your certificate is valid. There is no need to carry your printed certificate around anymore!

CEUs


The American Red Cross has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102. The following courses and presentations qualify for CEUs under IACET guidelines:

Course: Contact Hours: CEUs Awarded:
Babysitters Training Instructor 9.5 1.0
Babysitter's Training Instructor Re-entry/Crossover 4.5 0.5

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Babysitting Basics - Online Course is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 197.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very thorough course My niece did the babysitting course and it covered everything you could think of and more!
Date published: 2018-07-31
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good Info but Poor system Every time I had to leave the course, I had to go back through each section. I could not find a way to keep my progress and go back to it and that was very frustrating.
Date published: 2018-07-31
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Ok I got this 2 days ago and while I was in the middle of lesson 2 it gave me my certificate. I also have to go through lesson 2 which I completed, retake the test at the end and skip through to get to my place in lesson 3
Date published: 2018-07-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Class I got this and was so happy because this course taught me real life situations that could possibly happen and it showed me what to do and how to do things.
Date published: 2018-07-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First aid I bought this two weeks ago and I finished it within 2 hours it was a great course!
Date published: 2018-07-31
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Didn’t work on my computer I was using my Mac and had a lot of trouble with the Saba launch system. Everything I reloaded the page, or turned off my computer I had to start from the very beginning. Also there was a lot of stuff I already knew that they didn’t need to go over. But the last two sections gave me information I will actually use.
Date published: 2018-07-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good and fun source of education I did this about a month ago and besides it being very long, it was good.
Date published: 2018-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lots of Information I learned so much from this class, especially about bad things that can happen to little kids. Now I have business cards that say "Red Cross Certified Babysitter" and can't wait to get started babysitting.
Date published: 2018-07-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Babysitting Basics Online Review This was such an easy buy and access. It was nice that you could save your progress and come back to it later if you had to, and it gave you the option to read along with the video, which was a nice feature also! It most definitely covered the basic, and more I believe. The scenarios they put up were very realistic and gave a good example of how to handle it and what to do, while being able to answer in your own words too. Overall, a great way to get your certification and a very informative course.
Date published: 2018-07-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very detailed! I thought the program was great except for one thing. When it asked me to do a drag and drop, it would only let you put the right answer in the right box, it wouldn’t let you put it in the wrong box. Other than that, it was excellent and now I feel much more prepared! Thank you so much!
Date published: 2018-07-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good information I bought this course to start my babysitting career, but it only thought a few things I didn’t know. Overall pretty good course.
Date published: 2018-07-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good! I really enjoyed how this course helped people know what to do in case of emergency, as well as take care of children, infants, and toddlers!
Date published: 2018-07-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great but has it’s glitches. I liked this course (even though I was relearning things at the start), but sometimes the progress I made wouldn’t download and I’d have to run through things again to get onto the next level.
Date published: 2018-07-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Online Babysitting Class Major Bugs It took my daughter 4 times to get through this class. It kept having major errors when she got about about 75% complete and the screen would go completely blank. You could not go back and it did NOT save her progress. She had to start completely over. Would have been better and quicker to go to the classroom for this class.
Date published: 2018-07-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic learning pursuits This course is awesome! It taught me so many things about babysitting!
Date published: 2018-07-24
Rated 3 out of 5 by from experience When I logged back in it started me right over after I finished that badge. I finished it but didn't get all of my badges.
Date published: 2018-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to utilize I am excited to use my training skills learned hands on when i start nanysitting amd working this fall!
Date published: 2018-07-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Amazing info Easy to do and very helpful. I love how the instructors are very nice. It is an amazing course. I would definitely recommend this to a friend!
Date published: 2018-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from American red cross review I'm so glad I did the course I want to be able to help kids and watch them with a certification. This course taught me how to handle different questionable situations.
Date published: 2018-07-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Poor functionality, but good content My daughter and friend completed this course together. Getting initial access to the online course was extremely difficult. We had to change passwords for some unknown reason, then the passwords were not accepted on the site. Every time they took a break, they lost some of the progress they had made and had to re-take the lost modules. Very poor functionality.
Date published: 2018-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Results! Although the lessons were long they were SO helpful and I put every single one to use. A few days later I had a babysitting job and I did so well a mom gave me ten bucks. The thing is...I wasn't babysitting her child.
Date published: 2018-07-03
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good Information, Bad presentation All the information in the class is very useful and important but the way it is presented is mindnumbingly boring.
Date published: 2018-07-03
Rated 3 out of 5 by from good but horrible!!! So I took the babysitting class and during it I was logged out of the course and it deleted all of my work.... and I was about 2 min close to finish it!!! So I had to redo it all over again and it took another 3 hours or so!!! So by then I was mad! So when I finally finished it was ok, the teaching was great but it was a lot of common sense!
Date published: 2018-07-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It’s an emergency. Now what They share w a great example of how to do everything that needs to be done when there’s an emergency.
Date published: 2018-07-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Learned A Lot!!! I bought this in June and had learned so much; only suggestion is that they make it with more activities, ie, more exciting/fun.
Date published: 2018-06-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very helpful! I think that this was a good course for people to learn how to babysit and for people to understand what to do in case of emergency.
Date published: 2018-06-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great class but technical issues I loved it. I learned a lot from it and I thought that it was very helpful and educational. The only thing was that I didn’t finish all the lessons in one day. So I was on lesson three and the website made me start back from the beginning and it did that all the way to the sixth lesson.
Date published: 2018-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Programs I did the Red Cross Babysitting online class and it was very helpful. I’m just starting out as a babysitter and the class have a lot of helpful information and tips. I’d recommend it to anyone needing help with or starting to babysit.
Date published: 2018-06-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Terrible class! I bought this class hoping it would teach my 12 year old babysitting and it was all animated and had stuff like what a resúme is. She knew all of and hated it all!
Date published: 2018-06-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent Knowledge! I am a young learner and was impressed by the detail of training and the information given.
Date published: 2018-06-19
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