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Becoming a foster carer - how the application process works


6. Skills to Foster training

The next stage is to come on our ‘Skills to Foster’ preparation course. This looks at the emotional, legal and practical aspects of fostering for you and your family.

Skills to Foster training is currently a one-day course delivered by video call.  For joint applications, both of you must attend the whole session.

After the course, there will be a meeting to discuss your application.

You also have the chance to discuss what fostering might be like, for you and your family. You’ll talk with experienced foster carers and their children, other applicants, young people who have been fostered and workers from the fostering team.

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