About the Online Babysitting Preparedness Class

You have likely found this online program because you are interested in providing babysitting services or want to improve yourself as a babysitter. During this online Babysitting Preparedness Class, you will learn what a typical babysitting job is like and how to provide proper care for toddlers, preschoolers, and school age children.

The Babysitting Preparedness Class may also be known by one of the following names:

Time Requirement

The Babysitting Preparedness Class is offered with a minimum time requirement of two (2) hours. A timer is provided to help you keep track of time spent within the course. You may start and stop the Babysitting Preparedness Class as often as you'd like and your progress will be saved each time. The entire Babysitting Preparedness Class can be completed online and does not require you to call a staff member or visit an office to complete the program.

Course Topics

The Babysitting Preparedness Class is presented in twenty-five (25) separate sections which address the following topics:

  1. Self-assessment
  2. Asking your parents/guardians for permission to babysit
  3. What is a typical babysitting job like?
  4. How to start a babysitting business
  5. Information exchange
  6. What do I need to bring to a babysitting job with me?
  7. Providing care for infants
  8. Providing care for toddlers (1 and 2 years old)
  9. Providing care for preschoolers (3 and 4 years old)
  10. Providing care for school age children (5, 6, and 7 years old)
  11. Administering medicine
  12. Communicating with parents/guardians
  13. Staying safe
  14. Identifying and responding to behaviors
  15. Discipline
  16. Bedtime
  17. Cooking and cleaning
  18. Special circumstances
  19. Games/craft ideas
  20. What to do in an emergency
  21. First aid
  22. CPR
  23. Babysitting laws
  24. Reporting child abuse
  25. Resources and references

Certificate of Completion

At course completion a certificate of completion and wallet card will be instantly available for download and sent to you by email. If you provide your employer's information, the certificate and wallet card will also be emailed to your employer immediately upon course completion.

We guarantee that the certificate of completion will be accepted. If, for any reason, the certificate is not accepted, we will provide a full refund.

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