First Aid for Foster Carers Course

First Aid for Foster Carers Course

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First Aid for Foster Carers Course

The First Aid for Foster Carers Course is a short course, that fits around the school run and is designed to give delegates the knowledge, skills and confidence to deal with basic first aid incidents in the home environment. On successfully completing this course, attendees will have basic first aid knowledge to deal with unconscious casualties, bleeding, burns and other common injuries and illnesses.

Who is the First Aid for Foster Carers Course for?

  • People who are fostering, or preparing to foster
  • The course can be adapted for the needs of other people who look after children, but do not need an accredited qualification

What is in the First Aid for Foster Carers Course syllabus?

This course is designed to give learners information and practice on a wide range of areas. The course does not assess competency in these topics. If you require an assessed course, we would recommend the Paediatric First Aid Course. Topics covered include:

  • First aid kits for foster carers
  • Accident reporting
  • Primary survey
  • Recovery position
  • CPR
  • Choking
  • Asthma
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Shock & bleeding
  • Burns
  • Twists, slips, trips and falls
  • Meningitis

How long does it take to complete the First Aid for Foster Carers Course?

  • This course is normally completed in a day, normal hours are 09:30 – 14:30

What will be included in my First Aid for Foster Carers Course?

  • Training to national standards
  • Manual for each learner
  • Certificates on successfully completing the course and assessments for each person

How is the First Aid for Foster Carers Course Assessed?

  • The First Aid for Foster Carers Course is not assessed.
  • This course is designed to impart information, but does not assess competency

How is the First Aid for Foster Carers Course certificated, or accredited?

  • The First Aid for Foster Carers Course is not an accredited qualification
  • This course is a bespoke course, written specifically for the needs of Foster Carers and to help meet standard 6.7 of the Fostering Services National Minimum Standards
  • On successfully completing this course all learners receive an A4 certificate (we can produce credit card certificates as well if required, please ask us for details on this)

How do I renew my First Aid for Foster Carers Course?

  • The First Aid for Foster Carers Certificate is valid for 3 years. At this point you undertake another First Aid for Foster Carers Course

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What routes for progression are there after my First Aid for Foster Carers Course?

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