Introduction To Fostering

If you have low numbers we also have this subject available as an online course

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This course will deliver a set of learning modules that put the relationship between the foster carer and the young person at the heart of the training. Using written exercises and video-based interactive techniques, this course takes potential carers through the legal, practical, administrative and emotional steps involved in fostering.  Using our comprehensive experience of foster care and working with carers, the course has been constructed to involve potential carers and allow them to reflect on their role. 

Course outcomes

The course will allow carers to understand the following:

  • Law for foster carers and child protection procedures
  • How children come into care
  • The different types of fostering
  • Identify and belonging, heritage and life chances
  • The team around the child and a foster carer’s responsibilities
  • Understanding young people’s behaviour
  • Developing a secure base
  • Relationships and foster care
  • Safer caring 
  • Ending a placement
  • Transitions and staying put arrangements
  • Reflection and managing feelings
  • Foster Care and families

This course meets the Training, Support, and Development Standards as outlined in The Fostering Services (England) Regulations 2011.

Upon booking this course, we will discuss the learning objectives and outcomes you wish to achieve based on the young people in your care.

We also have an advanced version, which is specifically for designated individuals or seniors.

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Local Trainer

Not only will your trainer be an expert in the subject they will also be based local to you ensuring we support your local community

Tailor the session

We encourage you to discuss the session with your allocated trainer so they understand the reason for the training, level of learners attending & any additional elements you need to add


The dates & times are exclusively picked by you so it fits within your training planner schedule

Duty Of Care Guaranteed

Should any learner miss their face to face session the online version will be provided for free

Fixed price

The price we quote is fixed plus vat with no hidden costs. The price quoted also includes your certificates. You can also cancel or move a booking for free if you give us 7 days notice.

Special Arrangements

Should you have a training planner with multiple bookings you will be offered a special discount rate.

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