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Makaton Foundation Level 1 and 2 (Face to face)

Course
This two one day course is for Early Years settings, Childminders, Out of School Clubs and Schools with Early Years provision. If you do not fall into one of these groups, but work with young children, please email early.years.traing@westsussex.gov.uk

This is a certified Makaton Foundation Level 1 and 2 for those working in Early Years. It includes four workshop manuals and a certificate of completion.
The aim of this course is to provide you with a detailed introduction to Makaton. It combines a practical approach with theory and technical information, as well as an experiential introduction to communication disability.
If you apply what you have learnt in this course you will be able to;

  • Describe the use and purpose of Makaton.
  • Describe emotional and psychological effects associated with severe communication difficulties.
  • Use multi modal forms of communication including signs, symbols, speech and body language to convey information.
  • Organise information in order to convey it to others and extend interactions.
  • Use direction, placement and movement during non-verbal communication.
  • Recognise, draw and demonstrate the signs and symbols for Stages 1-4 and additional Core Vocabulary.
  • This course has been developed for those working in Early Years. You must have an understanding of early communication skills to attend.

    Early Years
    Early Years
    target audience
    Sheila Inwards
    tutors
    Learning and Development Admin (learninganddevelopment@westsussex.gov.uk)
     £150
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    SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
    Session 1Tuesday 4 October 202209:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 2 - Bodiam
    Session 2Wednesday 5 October 202209:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 2 - Bodiam
    SessionSession Details
    Session 1
    Tuesday 4 October 2022

    09:30 - 16:30

    Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

    Room 2 - Bodiam


    Session 2
    Wednesday 5 October 2022

    09:30 - 16:30

    Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

    Room 2 - Bodiam


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