Online Babysitting Training and Certification Course

(1 customer review)


This general knowledge course will provide students with the fundamentals of childcare duties and responsibile babystiting skills. Topics in this course include: babysitting as a business, infant and child care, babysitting safety, emergencies and hot to handle them, activities and games for all ages and various behaviors and methods to manage them. @HomePrep is a National Leader in online education. With over 100,000 satisfied students and a course catalog of over 1,000 classes, we are here to help you – Invest in Yourself.


Requirements and Certification Overview

Babysitting can be a very rewarding activity for older adolescents and teenagers. However, it is important to remember that you are being trusted with someone else’s children, and often their home. This is a big responsibility, and it is crucial to know how to stay safe and what to do in emergency situations. In addition, a babysitter needs to know what is age-appropriate for children to do, and how to handle the variety of behaviors children exhibit.

Although babysitters do not have to be certified or trained in any required way, our online babysitting course can help you be a better sitter with more training. This can also mean that your charge more money for your services in some cases. Beyond these benefits, you will have the peace of mind knowing that you can handle any situation that may arise while babysitting children.

Our online Babysitting Training and Certificate is one of the fastest and easiest ways to complete your training. After completing all of the required sections, you will be able to immediately print your certificate of completion.

Course Overview

The course topics included are selected by our academic team.

      • Babysitting as a business
      • Infant and child care
      • Safety
      • Emergencies and how to handle them
      • Activities and games that are age appropriate
      • Various behaviors and how to handle them

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Student Reviews

  1. Christine Hoines

    Babysitting Course

    (verified owner)

    i think think this course was wonderful although,i would like there to be a bit more info on first aid.
    thank you.

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    • Greg Greene

      Thank you Christine for your feedback!

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