First Aid for Foster Carers Course

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The First Aid for Foster Carers Course is a short course designed to give learners the knowledge and skills to deal with an emergency in the home. The course meets the requirements of the Fostering Services National Minimum Standards, that all foster carers receive sufficient training on first aid.

Who is the Course For?

Foster Carers


  • First aid kits
  • Reporting accidents
  • Primary survey and recovery position
  • CPR
  • Choking
  • Seizures
  • Asthma
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Shock and bleeding
  • Bone, joint and muscle injuries
  • Burns
  • Meningitis


  • The course is designed for those who are 16 years and over.
  • This course includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore learners must be physically capable of doing this.

Course Duration

4.5 contact hours.
Good Skills Training normally deliver this course over 1-day, 09:30 – 14:30.

Other course times can be offered, but this may affect the content that can be delivered, if you require different course timings, please talk with one of our sales team about how we can help.

Awarding Body

None. This Course is Certificates by Good Skills Training on successfully completion of the course learners will receive a certificate of attendance.

Qualification Code


Delivery Type


Maximum Learners Per Tutor


Assessment Method

Competency is not assessed on this course.


First Aid for Foster Carers Certificate are valid for 3-years, after this attendees must re-attend a First Aid for Foster Carers Courses.

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