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Makaton Level 1 and 2

Concessionary Fee: £10.00
Course Level

Level 1

Start Date

Tue 1 Feb 2022


4 weeks

Concessionary Fee: £10.00

Course content

  • 1. Describe the benefits of Makaton, it’s history and how the Language Programme is structured.
  • 2. Identify practical ways to implement the use of Makaton within a professional setting.
  • 3. Demonstrate how the Makaton Design themes can be used to meet individual needs.
  • 4. Use a variety of everyday signs and symbols from stages 1-4 and the core vocabulary.
  • 5. Access further resource materials, training and workshops to develop professional practice.


Makaton uses signs and symbols to help people communicate and it is designed to support the development of spoken language. Throughout this beginners course you will learn 250 signs and symbols from stages 1-4.

This provides a detailed introduction to Makaton and combines a practical approach with theory and technical information and is suitable for using within the home or workplace.

Course content:

You will learn 250 Makaton signs and symbols over the 4 weeks. This will be done in a fun and interactive way with tutor support and guidance.


  • None – entry level course. A genuine interest in learning Makaton.

What do I need to do this course?

Nothing, you will be given a book of the signs and all manuals/ handouts

Teaching Methods

  • PowerPoint, verbal, DVDs, games, sign practice and discussions.

    How is your progress checked?

    Weekly feedback from tutor. Learners will be asked to complete a Personal Learning Record throughout their course and you may be asked to complete a feedback questionnaires for our funding bodies.

    What can I do after this course?

    We have a range of courses on offer this term that may be of interest to you in this area:-

    ·· Understanding Specific Learning Disabilities Level 2

    · Paediatric First Aid ( fully certified)

    Please enquire for further information to your preferred centre below.

Concessionary Fee: £10.00

Course details

  • Tutor: Richard Fish
  • Time: 1800-2100
  • Provision: CL
  • Term: Spring
  • Location: Gainsborough
  • Full fee: £50.00
  • Concessionary fee: £10.00


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