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VCMS/GIHS Students Can Register for Babysitting Basics Class

Middle and High School students interested in becoming a certified babysitter can enroll in the following class in our Community Education Department:


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. This course can be taken at your convenience.

Fee: $39

Register for this class on the RevTrak Online Store (Grand Island Community Education). Once there, this class can be found under the category "Career Opportunities & Certification."