Induction Courses (Level 3) in Fostering Services
Child care law, standards and guidance for foster carers
A course that gives learners a clear, concise and current understanding of the often complex child care legal framework.
The course gives learners an introduction to the vital knowledge around children’s development and impaired development.
Emergency First Aid at Work
The basic workers qualification. Recommended for everyone. This is a 1 day/6 hour course.
Equality and diversity
A look at the fundamental issues of discrimination and anti-oppressive practice when working with disadvantaged young people and their families.
First Aid at Work
This 3 day/18 hour course gives a more in-depth look at all aspects of first aid. Recommended for shift leaders and lone workers.
A concise course to give learners a thorough grounding in all aspects of food safety.
Handling and administration of medication (half day)
A concise course to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to work safely around medication
Health and safety (half day)
The course outlines current legal and practice requirements around all aspects of health and safety for foster carers
Manual Handling of People
Manual handling is the moving and lifting of loads or people in a safe way. This awareness course will provide knowledge about legislation relating to manual handling, identify the risk and demonstrate the safe manual handling of people.
Paediatric Emergency First Aid
A basic 1 day/6 hour course that specialises in the under 8s. Recommended for all who work with under 8s.
Paediatric First Aid
This 2 day/12 hour course provides a more comprehensive look at first aid with under 8s. Recommended for all senior workers and lone workers
Risk assessments (half day)
An opportunity for learners to understand how to undertake a child focussed risk assessment and take the required action.
Safeguarding children and young people level 3
The course introduces learners to child abuse and gives an understanding of the subject and a clear guide about how to respond.