Frequently Asked Questions

What is Babysitter Basics?

Babysitter Basics is a convenient, 100% online course designed to help older children and teenagers prepare to care for other children safely and responsibly.

Do I receive a certification card if I pass the test?

Absolutely!  When you pass the final test with a score of 80% or higher, you immediately receive via email a printable PDF certification card that you can show prospective babysitting clients.  You will also get a hard copy in the mail, at no extra charge, within 7-10 business days after passing the exam.  Your card will have your name, certification date, and expiration date of your certification (two years after passing the test).

Can I use Babysitter Basics for my first time getting certified as a babysitter?

Yes, our course is perfect for a first-time babysitter who wants to learn to be a skilled caregiver and to show parents that he or she is ready to care for their children safely and be responsible.  You don’t need any babysitting experience to become certified with Babysitter Basics.

Can I get recertified with Babysitter Basics?

Yes, Babysitter Basics has a recertification option.  Your certification expires two years after you pass the exam, and you can renew that certification with our training course.

Is there an option for rush delivery of my Babysitter Basics certification?

You will receive a printable Babysitter Basics certification card via email as soon as you pass the exam.  This card is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

How long does my Babysitter Basics certification last?

Your certification covers a two-year period from the day you pass the exam.

Can I get a refund if I’m unhappy with Babysitter Basics?

We are committed to offering the best babysitter training available online.  Your satisfaction is important to us, and we aim to improve our courses on a regular basis.  Please contact us at admin@babysittingcertification.com  with any feedback you may have regarding Babysitter Basics.

All purchases are final, and you do have unlimited access to the course.

How quickly will I get my test score?

Your exam is scored immediately, and you will be able to see which questions were answered incorrectly.  You will also get your full results via email when you pass the exam.

Is there a time limit on the test?

The final test for Babysitter Basics does not have a time limit, allowing you to take as much time as you need.  You can also print the exam, fill in the answers on paper, and then enter the answers online at your convenience.

Can I take the exam again if I don’t get a passing score?

Yes, you can retake the exam as many times as you need to get a score of 80% or higher.  Because you will see the questions you missed, you will be able to go back and study the sections that need review before you take the test again.

Are all of the training materials for Babysitter Basics online?

Our course is 100% online. Both the training materials and exam are available online 24/7, and we do not require any other study materials to be purchased in order to be certified with Babysitter Basics.

Is Babysitter Basics compatible with my Mac/PC/Tablet/Smartphone?

Yes, our course is fully compatible with PC and Mac computers, every major smartphone, and tablets.

What if I lose my certification card?

Contact us.  We’ll gladly mail you a replacement card for no extra charge.

How can I contact you?

Please see our Contact Us page  for more information.  We’re here to help!

Does the course ever expire?

You may progress through Babysitter Basics as quickly or slowly as you like; there is no course expiration.

Will I be able to access the course even after I pass?

Yes, you can use the study guide at any time, even after you pass the final exam.

How long does my Babysitter Basics certification last?

Your certification is valid for two years from the date of exam completion.