Babysitting Certification Classes

Babysitter's Training Courses

What you need to know and what every parent wants in a responsible babysitter!

We use the latest materials and information from the American Red Cross, which was released in 2011. Designed for 11 to 15 year olds, the American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training Course can help you:

  • Interview for a babysitting job
  • Choose safe and age-appropriate toys and games
  • Perform first aid
  • Recognize and care for choking emergencies for infants and children
  • Recognize when to call 911
  • Learn about life threatening emergencies and how to get help
  • Learn diapering and feeding techniques
  • Handle bedtime issues
  • Learn tips for having a safe babysitting experience
  • How to care for choking and breathing emergencies
  • CPR demonstration and practice are included in class, but formal certification in CPR is not.
  • And more!
  • Cost- $65.00-$75.00 per person (depends on location). Includes books and certificate.

For class details and to register for classes down in First Colony in Sugar Land please call 281-634-9500.

For class details and to register for classes at Quillian Center (Beltway and westpark)in Houston, please go to www.quilliancenter.org.

If you are interested in hosting a Babysitter's Training class at your location, please contact our Director of Safety and Training. Minimum students 8, cost is $80.00 per person. We would be happy to make arrangements.

WHAT TO BRING TO CLASS: Each student needs to bring to class a lunch, drinks and a pen or pencil.

Directions to Register

  • Click on the link below to get to our registration website.
  • Click on Create Account and fill out information.
  • Click on Online Registrations-scroll to the bottom of the page to find Babysitter's Training.
  • We also offer Babysitting classes down in First Colony in Sugar Land. They do the registration and take payment for the classes offered there. Please call 281-634-9500 to register and get details about dates and times.
  • If you are having difficulty, please contact our Director of Safety and Training.
  • GHPM reserves the right to cancel any class due to insufficient enrollment. Minimum enrollment required: 8 students
  • Only participating students are allowed in the classroom during class times. Parents and guests are asked to leave or remain outside the classroom. Please return at least 15 minutes before the end of class to pick up your child.

Payment Guidelines

  • Cancellations
    • Cancellations made one (1) week prior to the first day of class will receive a refund less a $10.00 non-refundable administrative fee.
    • No refunds will be issued if you do not give notice that you are unable to attend the class.
    • Credit card and paypal payments will be credited back to the same card. Cash and check payments will be refunded by check, and will take approximately four (4) weeks to process. No cash refunds will be issued.

For class details and to register for classes down in First Colony in Sugar Land please call 281-634-9500.

For class details and to register for classes at Quillian Center (Beltway and westpark)in Houston, please go to www.quilliancenter.org.

Babysitter's Training Registration website Click here to register


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