Level 1 Makaton training 14th December, and Level 2 training 15th December 2020The starting point for learning Makaton is the one-day Level 1 training. This workshop is recommended for:
- parents, family members, carers and workers who need to use Makaton at home and in their work.
- people who need detailed knowledge about using and applying Makaton in order to help develop users’ communication skills.
Level 2 training builds upon the knowledge and skills you have gained during Level 1.
Level 1 training (Thursday 14th December) provides a practical introduction to the Makaton Language Programme.
Sessions include discussing commonly asked questions, hints and tips for effective signing and symbol use. You will practice ways of using Makaton in everyday situations at home or work.
You will learn the signs and symbols from the Core Vocabulary: Stages 1 and 2, and some of the Additional stage.
Level 2 training (Friday 15th December) builds on the knowledge you gained in Level 1. You will learn the signs and symbols from Stages 3 and 4, and the rest of the Additional stage of the Core Vocabulary.
Please remember to keep your Level 1 and 2 training certificates in case you want to attend further Makaton training.
Monday 14th December – Level 1 training consists of two modules delivered over one day (6 hours).
Tuesday 15th December – Level 2 training builds on the knowledge you gained in Level 1 training. It is also delivered over one day (6 hours).
You can enrol on Level 1, Level 2 or both days – providing you meet the criteria.
Participants must have an interest in early communication skills to enrol on Level 1 training.
To enrol on Level 2 training (only), you must present a copy of your Level 1 training.
For both the Level 1 and Level 2 workshops you will receive a manual which includes all training materials.
- Level 1 only – £75 per person.
- Level 1 & 2 combined* – £135 per person (*This cost is only for completing Level 1 and 2 on 14th/15th December and is non-transferable).
- Level 2 only – £75 per person.
How to apply
Request a booking form by calling 01691 661234 ext 354.
Complete the booking form and return to Learn with Derwen, Derwen College, Whittington Road, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 3JA
Enclose cheque made payable to ‘Derwen College T&M Business Account’