Makaton Level One Workshop (Cancelled)

Reason for cancellation Consolidated  
Event code EYC 21/062 
Event description The one day Level 1 Workshop provides a practical introduction to Makaton for workers, parents and carers who need to use Makaton in everyday situations, at home and/or at work. You will learn the signs and symbols for Stages 1 & 2 of the Core Vocabulary plus half of the Additional Vocabulary. The course is very practical and interactive.

There is an additional charge of £16.00 for the Makaton manual required for this workshop. Your attendance certificate is in the back of the manual. Your tutor will sign the certificate before you leave the training. Please keep your attendance certificate as you will need it if you wish to attend the Level 2 Workshop.

Certificates are provided by The Makaton Charity and will be signed by the tutor on completion of each training module. 
Training objectives On completion of the Level 1 Workshop participants should:
- know about the history, design and structure of the Makaton Core and Resource Vocabularies;
- be able to use signs and symbols from Stages 1 & 2 and half of the Additional Vocabulary in their daily environment, and use signing techniques for placement, directionality and movement;
- know how the signs used with the Makaton vocabulary are derived;
- have a knowledge of the different approaches available to develop the communication skills of a wide range of Makaton users;
- be informed about the other Makaton Training Courses and Workshops. 
Subject areas Equality and Inclusion
Target audience
Breakfast Club/After School Club Practitioner / Breakfast/After School Club Manager / Childminder - Eligible / Childminder - Registered / Childminder Assistant / Children Centre - All Staff / Children's Centre Creche Worker / Children's Centre Managers/Team Leaders / Deputy Head / Deputy Manager / Early Years Practitioner / Early Years Setting Manager / EY Teacher / EY Teaching Assistant / Foundation Stage Leader / Holiday Play Scheme Managers / Holiday Play Scheme Practitioners / Nursery Teacher / Playworker / SEN Co-ordinator / Team Leaders
target audience
Qualification level
To be confirmed, To be confirmed, XXXX XXX
Location Maidstone
Training Provider The Education People - EYC Equality and Inclusion
Admin contact Victoria Parker (
Louise Grayson
Part of SLA? No
Kent LA cost
Other LA/Academy cost
Independent/PVI cost
Number of credits 0
Funding information This event is chargeable.
20% VAT will be added to the event charge at the point of Invoice.

There is an additional charge of £16 for the manual which will be included on the event charge invoice.
Start date Thursday 17 June 2021
Times 09:30-15:30
Number of sessions 1