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We were founded to provide impactful, informative, and useful training specifically designed for foster carers, and fostering services.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Food; and it's importance in fostering

    Online Course | The Foster Carer Training Company

    The Foster Carer Training Company

    As a foster carer you will learn; or indeed already know; the importance of food in building a connection with the children in your care. A good diet can also set up a child for future success. On the other hand; a poor diet can trigger difficult behaviours; poor attainment and even placement breakdowns. Learning about food; nutrition and how to cook is also a crucial life skill that will help a child with future independence. As a foster carer; you are in a unique position to teach a child and help them achieve everything they can in life.

  • Febrile Seizures

    Online Course | The Foster Carer Training Company

    The Foster Carer Training Company

    Febrile seizures are fits that some children might have during their early childhood. Though usually harmless; it can be a distressing experience for the carers to see the child go through this. We would like to provide you with information on how to best handle this situation and to understand why they happen.

  • Bedwetting; Incontinence and Other Toilet Issues

    Online Course | The Foster Carer Training Company

    The Foster Carer Training Company

    Taking care of children suffering with incontinence problems; such as soiling and bedwetting; is an issue that many foster carers face. These can be distressful for the child; especially when they are older; it can also be difficult for the carer to help the child.

  • Diversity and Equality

    Online Course | The Foster Carer Training Company

    The Foster Carer Training Company

    Every person is unique and has their own identity. Any foster child in your care will have needs; many of these being unique to their own identity and experiences. This training is designed to be self-reflective; so we will sometimes ask you to think about how you see things; how you say things and what conscious and unconscious biases you might have. It’s not designed to make you feel bad or to make you worry about everything you say and do. It is designed to highlight that we all sometimes make judgements and use language that may discriminate against others.

  • Gang Awareness

    Online Course | The Foster Carer Training Company

    The Foster Carer Training Company

    The objective of this course is to understand the risks of gangs pose to children and how to deal with your foster child if they are in a gang.

  • Moving; Lifting and Handling

    Online Course | The Foster Carer Training Company

    The Foster Carer Training Company

    Moving and lifting things are routine tasks but if not done correctly can cause severe harm to the body. As a foster carer. you are probably wondering why this course is available to you. But think about your everyday life; you lift things all the time from shopping to toys. If you suffer an injury it could impact your ability to look after children; so it’s important that you keep yourself safe. You may also care for; or one daycare for a child which needs to be lifted and manoeuvred.

  • How to Talk to Children About Racism

    Online Course | The Foster Carer Training Company

    The Foster Carer Training Company

    Racism is not an easy subject to talk about. Some carers would prefer to protect their children from talking about it and might even feel uncomfortable about discussing it. This course will give you some simple tools about it and how to adapt your conversation to the child’s age. Right now; the children you care for might be scared; angry; or confused about the news they are watching. Even if they aren’t a child of colour; they might not understand why some people treat other people differently and worry that they will be treated unfairly.

  • Caring for a Child from Sudan or South Sudan

    Online Course | The Foster Carer Training Company

    The Foster Carer Training Company

    Between April 2019 and March 2020 3;463 unaccompanied minors arrived in the UK asking for asylum and many of them will be looked after in foster care. Sudan and South Sudan are among the top countries from where these children come from. To be able to support them; it will be helpful for you to know about their culture and the challenges they went through.

  • Caring for Children from Albania

    Online Course | The Foster Carer Training Company

    The Foster Carer Training Company

    Between April 2019 and March 2020 3;463 unaccompanied minors arrived in the UK asking for asylum and many of them will be looked after in foster care. Albania is one of the main countries from where these children come from. To be able to support them; it will be helpful for you to know about their culture and the challenges they went through.

  • Caring for a Child from Iraq

    Online Course | The Foster Carer Training Company

    The Foster Carer Training Company

    Between April 2019 and March 2020 3;463 unaccompanied minors arrived in the UK asking for asylum and many of them will be looked after in foster care. Iraq is amongst the top countries for children seeking asylum. To be able to support them; it will be helpful for you to know about their culture and the challenges they went through.

  • Caring for a Child from Iran

    Online Course | The Foster Carer Training Company

    The Foster Carer Training Company

    Between April 2019 and March 2020 3;463 unaccompanied minors arrived in the UK asking for asylum and many of them will be looked after in foster care. Iran is amongst the top countries for children seeking asylum. To be able to support them; it will be helpful for you to know about their culture and the challenges they went through.

  • Home Visits After Lockdown

    Online Course | The Foster Carer Training Company

    The Foster Carer Training Company

    Covid is the biggest health crisis the UK has faced in over 100 years. And although fostering has been protected from major disruption; it is likely; you haven’t visited your foster carers for a while. Now the lockdown is easing it is likely you will resume visits. You must understand the risks involved in undertaking visits; as well as the measures you can take to reduce these risks.

  • Caring for a Child of a Different Faith: Muslim

    Online Course | The Foster Carer Training Company

    The Foster Carer Training Company

    This course is aimed to foster carers who are taking care of a Muslim child and who don’t share the same religion. It will help you understand more about Islam; its key observances and how to support the child to maintain and develop their identity as a Muslim.

  • Intro to LGBTQ+ Identity and Issues

    Online Course | The Foster Carer Training Company

    The Foster Carer Training Company

    This course is structured in two parts. This first part is an introduction to LGBTQ+ identities; history; and challenges. It is aimed at everybody who is interested in learning about diversity and inclusion. The second part is tailored for foster carers raising LGBTQ+ children.

  • County Lines

    Online Course | The Foster Carer Training Company

    The Foster Carer Training Company

    This course will share information specific to County Lines; which involves the exploitation of children dealing drugs. It is an expansion course that includes areas covered more deeply in our Drugs; Gang Awareness and Child Sex Exploitation courses.

  • Fostering a child from Afghanistan

    Online Course | The Foster Carer Training Company

    The Foster Carer Training Company

    Between April 2019 and March 2020 3;463 unaccompanied minors arrived in the UK asking for asylum and many of them will be looked after in foster care. Afghanistan is one of the top countries from where these children come from. To be able to support them; it will be helpful for you to know about their culture and the challenges they went through.

  • Contact Between Children and Birth Families

    Online Course | The Foster Carer Training Company

    The Foster Carer Training Company

    Your role as a foster carer is to ensure the foster child’s wellbeing. Promoting good contact between the child and their birth family is sometimes key to this.

  • Disclosures

    Online Course | The Foster Carer Training Company

    The Foster Carer Training Company

    This is a short course designed to cover the procedure when a disclosure is made. Disclosure is when a child or young person tells you about abuse; that they have suffered or are currently suffering.

  • Developing Emotional Resilience

    Online Course | The Foster Carer Training Company

    The Foster Carer Training Company

    Being a foster carer is stressful; you need to learn how to build your emotional resilience otherwise you are at risk of burn out.

  • Reflective Practice

    Online Course | The Foster Carer Training Company

    The Foster Carer Training Company

    We would like to introduce you to reflective practice and how this will be helpful in your work as a foster carer.

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The Foster Carer Training Company
86 Romford Road
Stratford
London
E15 4EH

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