Coloursplash signingThis 2 day foundation  workshop provides a detailed introduction to the Makaton Vocabulary combining a practical approach with theory and technical information. Signs and symbols from Core Vocabulary Stages 1-4 and Additional are taught during practical sessions. The lecture sessions cover research into sign use. Symbol design themes, the use and purpose of Makaton, and an overview of alternative systems of communication.

You’ll learn Core Vocabulary Stages 1-4 and Additional, you’ll receive the workshop manuals and pocket books of signs and symbols which includes all the signs you’ve learnt so that you can practice when you leave. You’ll also get a certificate of attendance.

Makaton is available as in house training in Surrey and the South East or individuals can attend our external courses. Dates and details below.

Group discounts, and concession prices for parent carers and people in receipt of benefits available

To request a quote for an in house course please contact us

Payments accepted: BACS, PayPal and Cheque.

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Alternatively, you can book your place on any of the courses below by downloading an Individual Training Booking Form  and emailing it to:

Payment details will be sent once an application form has been received.


Training Dates for Makaton Foundation Workshops 


Friday 22nd and Friday 29th September 2017, Guildford Library, North Street, Guildford, Lunch not provided, Cost: £180 (includes manuals and pocket books)

Friday 24th November and Friday 1st December 2017, 9.30am – 4.00pm, Friends Meeting House, Spencer Hill Rd, Wimbledon, Lunch not provided, Cost: £180 (includes manuals and pocket books)


Booking and Cancellation policy for individuals