Makaton is a unique language programme that uses symbols, signs and speech to enable people to communicate. It consists of 2 levels of training:
Makaton Level 1
It provides a practical introduction to the Makaton language programme.
It’s for parents, family members, carers and workers who need to use Makaton at home or work. Sessions include:
- hints and tips for effective signing/symbol use
- how to start using Makaton in everyday situations at home or work
- using and applying Makaton to develop the communication skills of others
- signs and symbols from stages 1 and 2 of the core vocabulary plus some of the additional stage.
There are 2 modules. You must attend both modules.
Tuesday 20 September 2022, 9.30am – 1.30pm
Thursday 29 September 2022, 9.30am – 1.30pm
£35 for parents, £77 for professionals (includes manuals and technical support if required)
Makaton Level 2
Level 2 builds on the knowledge you gained at level 1. You’ll also learn signs and symbols from stages 3 and 4 of the core vocabulary plus the rest of the additional stage.
You must attend the level 1 training before you can join level 2.
You must also attend both modules.
Tuesday 11 October 2022, 9.30am – 1.30pm
Thursday 20 October 2022, 9.30am – 13.30pm
As per level 1 (see above). Or,
book levels 1 and 2 together and get a discount (£60 for parents, £135 for professionals)
Makaton Level 3
No dates available.
Makaton Level 4
You’ll build on the knowledge you gained from levels 1 to 3. You’ll also refresh your knowledge of the signs and symbols from levels 1, 2 and 3 and learn the signs
and symbols for stages 7 and 8 of the core vocabulary.
Dates: No dates currently available.
Costs: As per level 2 (see above) with the discount option available if you book levels 3 and 4 together.
What you’ll need for Makaton training courses
A computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone with a working camera and microphone and a stable internet connection.
How to book
Call: 01296 838000
or email firstname.lastname@example.org