About this babysitting class

This online and self-paced course will provide you with the information you need to become a BabysitPro. You’ll learn about the qualities of a BabysitPro and how you'll differentiate yourself from other babysitters. You'll be introduced to advertising best practices and assess which method will work best for you. You'll also learn best practices for interviewing and meeting the family.

  • Earn the Becoming a BabysitPro certificate of completion.

  • Estimated completion time: 1 hour 15 minutes.

  • BabysitPro does not certify or qualify course participants in child care. The information provided in BabysitPro courses is for informational purposes only.

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Learning objectives

By completing this course you'll be able to...

  • Identify the qualities of a BabysitPro.

  • Assess your maturity and time availability to decide if you're ready to babysit.

  • Identify advertising best practices so you can find a babysitting job.

  • Describe how to prepare for a successful meet and greet with prospective babysitting families.

  • Learn how to prepare for a successful babysitting experience.

Course curriculum

This course includes videos, quizzes, and a final exam.

  • 1

    Course content

    • Introduction

    • Learning objectives

    • Quiz #1

    • Qualities of a BabysitPro

    • Quiz #2

    • Are you ready to babysit?

    • Quiz #3

    • Safety considerations

    • Quiz #4

    • Types of advertising

    • Quiz #5

    • Advertising best practices

    • Quiz #6

    • Phone interview

    • Quiz #7

    • Meeting the family

    • Quiz #8

    • Your first babysitting job

    • Quiz #9

    • When the parents leave

    • Quiz #10

    • Conclusion

    • Accessing the final quiz

  • 2

    Final quiz

    • Final quiz

    • Congratulations!