Inclusion Team - Training - Makaton Foundation Course

Inclusion Team - Training - Makaton Foundation Course

Inclusion Team - Makaton Foundation Course  

The Foundation Workshop provides a detailed introduction to Makaton and combines a practical approach with theory and technical information. Lectures cover research into sign and symbol use, symbol design themes, the use and purpose of Makaton and an overview of alternative systems of communication. You will learn the signs and symbols for Stages 1-4 and Additional of the Core Vocabulary. 

By the end of the training/support participants will

(a) have a good understanding of the theory and practical applications of Makaton

(b) be able to use signs and symbols effectively within a variety of environments

(c) be able to attend further training with a view to becoming a Makaton tutor   

The recommended minimum time for this course is 2 full days.

Services for Young Children believe that Professional Options can enhance provider’s opportunity to improve outcomes for children. We also believe that our pricing structure will enable providers to purchase training and support at times of need (e.g. prior to/after an Ofsted Inspection).

It is recommended that Early Years providers may wish to join together in order to share the cost and achieve viable/maximum numbers e.g. 2 days training for 20 participants will cost £60 per person (not including venue/refreshments).




Exclusive of venue/ refreshments

2 Full days training (12 hours) (maximum 20)


If you would like more than 20 practioners to attend, please discuss your requirements with the respective subject area team contact before booking.

Additional Information regarding cost: Venue/refreshments to be organised and all costs met by setting/school purchasing the training. Quoted prices include course preparation and travel.

Please select your required training session below. You must also ensure that you complete all the fields below as any omissions could delay the booking.

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Price: £1200.00
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