Skills to Foster Training

Due to financial pressures we are sorry to inform you that we are unable to provide tea and coffee at the training events during 2019-2020, we advise that you take drinks and a packed lunch with you to events.


Course Provider

Powys County Council



"Skills to Foster" is an introductory training course designed to give you an understanding of what foster caring is all about. The course takes place over 3 days and is facilitated by staff from the Fostering team.


Key Learning Outcomes

  • Provide you with information about the knowledge, skills and abilities that you will need to begin a career in fostering

  • Help reflect on your values & attitudes in relation to the task of caring for children and young people who are separated from their families

  • Opportunities to think about how fostering will impact upon your family and way of life, and to help you decide whether fostering is right for you




There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given

Express an interest in this course here Expression of Interest Form for Training Courses



  • Email:
  • Phone: 01597 827330 / 01597 827333
  • Address: Social Care Workforce Development Team, The Gwalia, Ithon Road, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 6AA


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