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Makaton - Full Day

Maximum Delegates:

Course Duration:
Full Day 9am - 4pm

Open Course: £50 per person plus a £20 cost for the Makaton training manual
Group Booking: £600 group of 10 including manuals


Level 1 training is the starting point for learning Makaton. It is recommended for:

Parents, family members, carers and workers who need to use Makaton at home and in their work in everyday situations.  You will learn the signs and symbols for stages 1 & 2 of the core vocabulary plus half of the additional vocabulary. The course is very practical and interactive.


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Level 1 training provides a practical introduction to the Makaton Language Programme.

You will learn the signs and symbols from Stages 1 and 2, and some of the Additional stage, of the Core Vocabulary.

You will receive a Participant's Manual, which includes the Makaton symbols and signs that you learn in the workshop.

You will also be given a certificate of attendance.  

Up to 12 delegates can attend this event as stipulated by Opportunity Learning Academy due to the nature of the training. The training will be delivered as a full day workshop.



On completion of the Level 1 workshop participants should:

Know about the history, design and structure of the Makaton Core and resource vocabularies

Be able to use signs and symbols from stages 1 & 2 and half of the additional vocabulary in their daily environment, and use signing techniques for placement, directionality and movement

Have a knowledge of the different approaches available to develop the communication skills of a wide range of Makaton users

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