anda need a Child Care qualification Level 1 and2. Here to be a qualfies child minder anda need those 2 qualifications but just to be a normal babysitter CPR is a great advantaged and to be trusted and known well sejak the childs parents is a good thing too. Think it just all depends where anda live in what qualifications anda need. but the best thing anda need to babysit is to be trustworthy and patient with kids.
Well, I don't know about other countries, but in Quebec we need to take a babysitting course, which is about 4 days in length (I'd say 2 hours per day...? Not sure, I forgot). After that, anda need a babysitting test which covers all that anda learned. Finally, anda get a certificate! From the Canadian Red Cross!