Makaton Foundation Workshop

Friday, 29 June, 2018   9:30am - 4:30pm
Swan Hill Training Hub, 2nd Floor Suite, 5 Swan Hill Court, Shrewsbury, SY1 1NP
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Course dates

  • Fri, 29 Jun 2018   9:30am - 4:30pm - done
  • Fri, 6 Jul 2018   9:30am - 4:30pm - done


Makaton for Professionals. This training is recommended for participants who need a detailed knowledge about using and applying Makaton to develop the communication skills of others.

The Foundation Workshop provides a detailed introduction to Makaton and combines a practical approach with theory and technical information.

The Foundation Workshop is made up of 4 modules which on this course are delivered over 2 consecutive days in June and July 2018

Course Topics

Course topics for the Foundation Workshop include:

  • Signs and symbols for Stages 1-4 and Additional of the Core Vocabulary.
  • The use and purpose of Makaton
  • Alternative systems of communication.
  • Evidence to support sign and symbol use,
  • How symbol design themes support progress in language and literacy

More information

Delivered by Ami Coleman - an experienced Makaton Tutor

This course is open to practitioners from any sector. The hosts are keen to welcome professionals from different settings in order to learn together, network and share good practice.

This popular workshop consists of a refreshing mix of practical and information giving sessions and builds in time for participants to share experiences and network with other practitioners on the course.

It is essential to attend both days of training in order to gain certification

Participant manuals and a pocketbook of the signs and symbols taught on the course are included in the price.

Access to the training room: Swan Hill Therapy Hub is located on the top floor of one of Shrewsbury’s beautiful old buildings, which does not have lift access



Swan Hill Training Hub
2nd Floor Suite
5 Swan Hill Court