Foster carers first aid


3 1/2 hour (1/2 day) course valid for 3 years

The Foster Carers first aid training course is designed for people caring for young adults, children and babies in any setting. It is suitable for foster carers, au pairs, nannies, childminders, nursery and pre-school workers, sport and leisure staff, crèche leaders, parents and anyone responsible for the welfare of children.


Standard pricing
At our venue – £25.00 (£30.00 Inc. VAT) per person
At your venue – £180.00 (£216.00 Inc. VAT) per courseQualification ( Max 12 persons)

NCC & Contract Pricing
Please refer to your own company”s contracted price. For volunteers, charities and clubs please call for possible discounted rates. NCC information.

Foster carers First aid certificate;

The foster carers first aid training course includes the requirements of the First aid annual refresher course. it is designed in-line with the statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage. It is HSE compliant under the Health and Safety (First-aid) Regulations 1981. Taught in accordance with current guidelines on adult basic life support published by the Resuscitation Council (UK), and for other aspects of first aid, in accordance with current guidelines published by the Voluntary Aid Societies and other published guidelines that are supported by a responsible body of medical opinion. The training and assessment will be delivered in accordance with currently accepted standards for first-aid practice and follow the skills for health assessment principles for first aid qualifications. This also meets the requirements of your own needs assessment.

Course Content

dealing with accidents, first aid kits and hygiene techniques
unconscious and breathing baby, child and adult
unconscious and not breathing baby, child and adult
choking baby, child and adult
bleeding and wounds, Shock
burns and scalds
recording, reporting and administering medication
medical conditions
severe allergic reaction (anaphylactic shock)
broken bones
This course now includes an automated external defibrillator (AED) awareness session using trainer AEDs.


This will be by ongoing assessment with both theory and practical sessions and confirmation through knowledge checks to ensure all learning outcomes are met to the required standard.


Selected HSE first aiders should physically able to perform the relevant actions and techniques included in the syllabus. For reasonable adjustments for disabilities please contact VTS


For upcoming courses please contact us on 01603 327823 or click here