Bournemouth Council

Training for Foster Carers

A range of foster carer training courses is available in Bournemouth to help you to continue developing your skills and understanding of childcare.

The daytime or evening courses available include: 

  • First aid training
  • Protecting children
  • Safe caring
  • Valuing diversity
  • Training support & development 
  • HIV/AIDS awareness training
  • Sexual abuse training
  • Emotional abuse training
  • Further child development training - includes attachment, bereavement and loss
  • Drug and alcohol awareness
  • Self-harming awareness
  • Cyber safety
  • 12-week attachment training course

We also offer online training courses on the following topics: 

  • AKAMAS level 3 BTEC
  • Child protection awareness
  • Children’s rights
  • Communicating with children and young people
  • Education and trauma
  • Resilience and recovery
  • The role of the foster carer
  • Understanding adolescence
  • Transitions and vulnerability

There’s also a great e-learning course about tax, national insurance, business records and expenses

 

 

 

Contact Us

Telephone

Fostering and Placements Team

0800 009 3084

Address

Customer Services Centre

St Stephens Road
Bournemouth
BH2 6EB

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