How to become a Makaton tutor

How to become a Makaton tutor

Group of young people sitting on colourful gym balls being taught signs by their teacher

The Makaton Charity has over 1,000 licensed Makaton Tutors and Trainers across the UK, delivering training to over 30,000 parents, carers and professionals every year.  Having a tutor network across the UK means people access Makaton training locally and have a local support network.

Most tutors and trainers are employed by health, education and social care organisations and deliver Makaton training as part of their job.  Others work in a freelance capacity.

All licensed Makaton Tutors and Trainers have been trained and assessed by The Makaton Charity to become either:

Training to become a Makaton Tutor or Trainer is rigorous and can be hard work but it could be one of the most rewarding things you do!  Click on the above links to find out more about how to become a tutor or trainer.

A Makaton Choir

Riversigners choir in action

Friendships were flourishing where they hadn't been before, non-verbal members were actively starting to engage with their verbal peers, and the group were using signs with each other spontaneously. It was amazing! And so Riversigners were born...


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