Makaton Family Workshop

Makaton Family Workshop

Duration: 2 hours
Start Date: Wednesday 1 November 2023
Day and time: Wednesday, 5.30-7.30pm
Course fee: FREE
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call 01482 615 349 / 616 580 or email:

Course Aims

This workshop will help you gain awareness of the basic Makaton, by combining signs and symbols to aid those with developmental language disorders, to be able to communicate and be understood.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements.

Children of all ages are welcome to attend. Maximum 2 children per adult.

How to apply

For information on how to apply, please call 01482 615 349 / 616 580 or email:

Course Content

This session will include discussing commonly asked questions, hints, and tips for effective signing and symbol use.  It will also include how to start using Makaton in everyday situations at home or work.

Assessment Method

This is a RARPA based course, assessment is carried out though building of a portfolio and taking part within tasks matched to the individual’s personal targets.

RARPA stands for Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement which is the process of assessment for non-accredited learning. It is a means of validating the outcomes of programmes which do not result in qualifications.

Where can it lead?

You could progress on to courses such as:

  • BSL qualification (by undergoing Introduction to British Sign Language and Deaf Awareness course first)

Careers such as:

  • Interpreter
  • Support Assistant

As a Hull Training and Adult Education learner, you have access to our Careers Advice Service. Our advisers are on hand to guide you through options and support you to achieve your full potential.  Ask your tutor to refer you, if required.

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