First Aid for Foster Carers

First Aid for Foster Carers

Onsite Course Enquiry

First Aid for Foster Carers

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.

Awarding Body


This Course is Certificates by Good Skills Training on successfully completion of the course learners will receive a certificate of attendance 

Qualification Code


Course Duration

4 ¼ 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 

Delivery Type


Maximum Learners Per Tutor

The First Aid for Foster Carers Course has a maximum learner to tutor ratio of 12:1

Assessment Method

Competency is not assessed on this course


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

Booking an onsite course

To enquire about an onsite course for your staff, please either call our head office, 01473 551911, or one of our local offices, or fill in the enquiry form by clicking here