Should I Take Safe Sitter®

Safe Sitter® Classes

Do you feel ready to stay home alone, watch your brothers and sisters while your parents are gone, or babysit for younger children? Then maybe it’s time for Safe Sitter®. Safe Sitter® is for young teens in grades 6-8 who are ready to learn the skills they need to care for themselves and younger children.

In addition, Safe Sitter® teaches young teens life and business skills, so that they know how to be prepared, be responsible, and be considerate whether they are babysitting or doing odd jobs for family, friends, or neighbors. Take a class! You’ll have fun. You’ll learn a lot. And at the end of the day, you can proudly say, “I am a Safe Sitter®!”

Safety Skills

Indoor and Outdoor Safety
Online Safety
Personal Safety
Handling Emergencies

First Aid & Rescue Skills

Injury Prevention
First Aid and Injury Management
Choking Rescue
CPR (optional)

Child Care Skills

Child Development
Child Care Duties
Behavior Management

Life & Business Skills

Job Screening
Setting a Wage
Canceling Jobs
Meeting Employers
In-person Classes

Safe Sitter® Essentials classes are offered by certified Safe Sitter® Instructors across the United States. Use the Find a Class feature on our website to connect with Instructors in your area.

Virtual Classes

Safe Sitter® Essentials is available as a virtual class for interested students. All virtual classes are led by certified Safe Sitter® Instructors and completed using a virtual meeting software program.