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Makaton Training

Makaton Levels 1 & 2 combined for professionals and parents. Makaton, although originally designed for children and adults with learning difficulties, is now used in helping people with a wide range of communication, speech, language and literacy difficulties, including helping babies, toddlers and children whose first language is not English. Makaton is listed by the Communication Trust in its “What Works “ database of evidenced interventions to support children's speech, language and communication.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Peter Rooney
Contact Position
Makaton Regional Tutor
07970 579176
Makaton Training

Where to go

Online training via Zoom

Time / Date Details

When is it on
4 sessions, 4 hours each, over 4 weeks. Please enquire for dates
Time of day

Other Details


£165 for professionals £150 for students £ 135 for parents/carers

Local Offer

  • The Levels 1 & 2 workshop provides a detailed introduction to the Makaton Vocabulary
  • Signs and symbols from Core Vocabulary Stages 1-4 and Additional Vocabulary
  • Research into sign use, symbols design themes, the use and purpose of Makaton, and an overview of alternative systems of communication.
  • Recommended for anyone who wants a comprehensive introduction to signing. No signing experience needed!
Contact Name
Peter Rooney
Contact Telephone
07970 579176
Contact Email

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Last Updated: 20/03/2023
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