Licensed Training – Training others to use Talking Mats

How to become a Licensed Talking Mats trainer 

stirling training Nov 2012

To attend this course you need to have:

  • successfully completed Talking Mats foundation training
  • considerable experience of Talking Mats in practice
  • an in-depth knowledge of communication disability
  • good presentation and training skills


This training is now being provided by video link on the Zoom platform and consists of 4 sessions over 4 days (each session is 3 hours long) enabling people to become Talking Mats Licensed Trainers. To attend this training you need to complete an application form.  If accepted onto the course you can be licensed to train within your own organisation, partnership or can also apply for an independent licence.  Trainers are licensed to run the foundation Talking Mats course which is delivered over two half days.  This flyer provides further details about the Licenced Training course.

Here are some blogs about the course:



Future course dates:

  • 7th, 8th, 9th & 10th June 2021

This course is small with limited numbers so please contact us for further information about becoming a Talking Mats Licensed Trainer and to request an application form.

We currently have over 170 Licensed trainers from all over the world.