This course enables participants to revise signing skills, stages 1-4, as well as learn additional stages 5-8.

NB: In order to attend, participants should have certificates from either MVDP Carers Workshop 2, Educators Workshop 4 or Makaton Foundation Course. Please send a copy of your certificate with your booking form.

You are required to attend and complete all four sessions to obtain the Enhancement certificate.

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Links to the Bristol Standard Dimensions:

  • D3 Approaches to Play and Development
  • D5 Play Experiences
  • D7 Staffing, Leadership and Management
  • D8 Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

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Course details

Date: 6th, 13th, 20th November & 4th December 9.30am - 1pm
Cost: Free for Bristol-based Ofsted registered childcare workers and Bristol BAND members. £145 all others, 10% discount to non-Bristol BAND member groups.
Venue: BAND Office, Scrapstore House, Sevier Street, St Werburgh's, Bristol, BS2 9LB. View a map
Tutors: Anna Barry. With over 7 years experience as a Makaton tutor, Anna first learned Makaton to communicate with her child. She also uses it in her work as a secondary teacher.
Refreshments: Tea, coffee & squash provided.
Funded by: Dandia Trust.
Please note: Bookings on booking form only, accompanied by separate cheques for each attendee payable to 'BAND Ltd' please. Places are limited to 15 (2 per setting), so book early! NB. You must have done Makaton Foundation or equivalent to do this course.
Closing date: n/a.