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Makaton Level 3

Concessionary Fee: £10.00
Start Date

Wed 3 Nov 2021


2 weeks

Concessionary Fee: £10.00

Course content

  • 1. Communicate more complex ideas in Makaton using the existing vocabulary through processes called Interpretation and Translation.
  • 2. Identify practical ways to implement the use of Makaton in a person centred way within a professional setting.
  • 3. Describe Makaton signs using “Cheremes” (by handshape, orientation, movement, facial expression and location.
  • 4. Use a variety of everyday signs and symbols from stages 5 -8 (alongside 1 -4 previously learned)
  • 5. Develop confidence, skills and knowledge of the Makaton programme. Further adapt communication styles to communicative partners of different abilities.


This workshop provides a more detailed application of Makaton and combines a practical approach with theory and technical information and is suitable for using within the home or workplace.

Course content:

Makaton uses signs and symbols to help people communicate and it is designed to support the development of spoken language. Throughout this improvers course you will learn 200 signs and symbols from stages 5 – 8.

200 Makaton signs and symbols.

Lectures on Interpretation, Translation and Cheremes


  • Levels 1 and 2 (old Beginner or Foundations Level)

What do I need to do this course?

Access to the Internet and use of a laptop or tablet and use of TEAMS.

Be able to attend the online session each week.

You will be given a book of the signs and all manuals/ handouts

Teaching Methods

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

    How is your progress checked?

    Ongoing through practical signing activities and discussions.

    What can I do after this course?

    Please view our website for a range of other courses.

Concessionary Fee: £10.00

Course details

  • Tutor: Richard Fish
  • Time: 1800-2100
  • Provision: CL
  • Term: Autumn
  • Location: Online Class
  • Full fee: £25.00
  • Concessionary fee: £10.00


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