Babysitting Certification

  • Online Certification & Practice Exams
  • Online Study Material Included
  • Free Instant Email Card
  • New! Unlimited Final Exam Retakes
  • 8 Continuing Education Credits

Babysitting Recertification

  • Online Certification & Practice Exams
  • Online Study Material Included
  • Free Instant Email Card
  • New! Unlimited Final Exam Retakes
  • 4 Continuing Education Credits

At Babysitter Basics, we provide thorough training for young people looking to be the best-prepared babysitters they can possibly be.  Our course teaches older children and teenagers the four Bs of child care:  Be Prepared, Be Safe, Be Responsible, and Be Fun.

There are no extra purchases or hidden costs with the Babysitter Basics course.  You (or your child) will receive our certification or recertification immediately after passing our online exam.  This course is ideal for aspiring babysitters who want to learn everything they need to know about caring for children — with the comfort and convenience of being able to take the course at home, from the library, or any other computer or tablet.

The Fastest, Easiest Way to Be a Certified Babysitter

Babysitter Basics is the quickest, most convenient way to receive your certification as a babysitter:  no need to spend many hours or dollars for a training that barely fits your schedule.  Our 100% online course was created with the collaboration of certified babysitters with decades of experience and can be completed according to your own availability.

Babysitter Basics Written by Experienced, Certified Caregivers

Our training course was completed by certified babysitters with decades of experience with caring for children. It includes up-to-date information on Infant and Child CPR and First Aid, as well as links to current trends in entertaining little ones with crafts, games, and other activities.

Get Certified 24/7 with Our Instant Online Babysitter Basics Exam

You are able to take the Babysitter Basics exam any time you wish.  Once you submit your answers, your exam is graded instantly.  A score of 80% or higher is required to pass the exam and receive your certification.  When you pass the exam, you immediately receive a printable Babysitter Basics certification card with your name, date of course completion, and the date of expiration of your certification (two years after the date of completion).  You will also get a hard copy of this certification card in the mail, at no extra charge.

100% Online Babysitter Training

Babysitter Basics’ training course is completely online, with no additional purchase required.  You are able to begin your training right away with our comprehensive study guide: no need to wait for a local course that fits your schedule, or to spend a valuable weekend or holiday taking a class in person.  Your training and certification can be complete as quickly as you wish.

Train at Your Own Pace

Taking a babysitter training course in person doesn’t give you the time needed to make sure you really understand what’s being taught and how to use it when taking care of children.  Babysitter Basics allows you to learn at the speed that works for you: fast, slow, or anywhere in between.  You set the pace for your babysitter certification!

No Time Limit on the Exam

No one does well when pressured on a test.  The point of the Babysitter Basics exam is to make sure you are ready to be the best sitter you can be, not to see if you can hurry through a test!  You are free to take your time and remember what you have learned. 

Unlimited Free Exam Retakes

Even if you do not pass the Babysitter Basics test on your first try, you can take the test as many times as you need.  You will also be able to see which questions you missed, so that you can go back and review the training materials before you try again.

Your Satisfaction is Important to Us

We are committed to offering you the best babysitter training available online.  Please email us with any feedback you may have at All purchases are final, and exam access is allowed with no time limit up until the final exam is passed.  You also have the option at checkout of purchasing unlimited access to our study materials.

Secure Payment Options

We gladly accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover Card.  Our course can be purchased 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Your personal and billing information, as well as our website, are protected by VeriSign security, the gold standard of protection for online transactions.  Your information is also protected by TRUSTe privacy services.