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Skills to Foster

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Training to become a foster carer starts as soon as you apply to become a foster parent.

Your training starts with our Skills to Foster course. This course generally runs over two to three sessions. You will have the oppportunity to meet members of our team along with approved foster carers. You can find out what’s really involved in looking after children who are in care and have the opportunity to learn with others who are going through the application process.

The Skills to Foster course covers areas of development including:

  • What foster carers do
  • Understanding the needs of children in foster care
  • Safe-caring
  • Helping children to deal with change
  • Managing challenging behaviour
  • Working with children who display sexualised behaviour
  • Preparing for Panel
  • First Aid

This fostering course is delivered with help from our experienced carers.

To find out more about our training and support programme, contact us today.

Thinking of fostering?

If you’ve got any questions or would like to find out more about fostering with FosterCare UK, fill out the form below.
An experienced fostering advisor from your local area will then be in touch.

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Ways to

Start the conversation today. Our team of friendly advisors are on hand to answer any foster care questions you may have. We can offer you honest and practical advice that can help you decide if becoming a foster carer is the right path for you. 

Request a
call back

Contact us by completing our online form and one of our fostering advisors will respond to your enquiry within 24 hours.

Call us

Contact us by phone and one of our friendly fostering experts will be on hand for any foster care advice and support you require.

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Chat with us online today and get the answers to your questions immediately from one of our expert fostering advisors.