Course List

AMI Montessori 0 -3 Diploma

AMI 0-3 D

The AMI Montessori 0-3 Diploma is an in-depth study of Montessori pedagogy focusing on the developmental needs of children from birth to 3 years of age.

AMI Montessori 0-3 Orientation Certificate

AMI 0-3 OC

The Association Montessori Internationale Assistants to Infancy Course is intended as an introduction to the philosophy and practice of the Montessori approach for the child under the age of three. This course is helpful for administrators, classroom assistants, nannies, doulas, carers and childcare professionals and anyone interested in human development in the critical first years of life. It is an invaluable insight into the child for parents, parents-to-be and grandparents. It is an ideal foundation for those who may be interested in taking the AMI Assistants to Infancy training (studying pregnancy, birth and the child until the age of three).

Course content includes reading and discussion on Montessori pedagogy such as freedom and self-discipline, the importance of the prepared environment, the role of the adult and order. Toileting, movement and language are also studied as they contribute to a child’s independent development.

AMI Montessori 3 - 6 Orientation Certificate

AMI 3-6 OC

The Association Montessori Internationale 3-6 Orientation Certificate course is designed to give an overview of the 3-6 child and a clear understanding of Montessori philosophy regarding children of this age. This course is suitable for any adult who wants to better understand the Montessori approach to child development, including parents, grandparents and carers; teachers, student teachers, specialist teachers, classroom assistants and school administrators.

AMI Montessori 3-6 Diploma

AMI 3-6 D

The Montessori 3-6 Diploma is an in-depth study of Montessori pedagogy focusing on the developmental needs of children from three to six years of age. 

AMI Montessori 6-12 Diploma

AMI 6-12 D

The study of Montessori pedagogy and child development as well as an interdisciplinary approach to the study of human beings, their endeavours and relationship with the universe for children from six to twelve years.

AMI Montessori 6-12 Orientation Course

AMI 6-12 OC

The Association Montessori Internationale 6-12 Orientation Certificate course is designed to give an overview of the 6-12 child and a clear understanding of Montessori philosophy regarding children of this age. This course is suitable for any adult who wants to better understand the Montessori method for 6-12 year old children, including parents, grandparents and carers; teachers, student teachers, specialist teachers, classroom assistants and school administrators.

AMI Montessori Foundation Certificate

AMI FC

A prerequisite to the AMI Teacher Diploma course is completion of the AMI Foundation Course, which is a preparatory course run prior to the start of the 6-12 course. This course will be run at the Sydney Montessori Training Centre (SMTC) from October 2021.

This is a fantastic opportunity to attend an intensive course to discover the Montessori philosophy and approach to supporting child development. The course content includes the development of the 3-6 year old including an overview of the theory and concepts introduced in Practical Life, Sensorial, Language, Mathematics and Culture. There is specific focus on the materials and activities that prepare the child for the 6-12 work.

This great insight will assist educators, parents, carers as well as those considering studying for the AMI 6-12 Diploma and the AMI 3-6 Diploma course in the future.

Proposed AMI Montessori 12 - 18 Diploma

AMI 12-18D

SMTC is planning to deliver a blended AMI Montessori 12-18 Diploma for the first time in Australia. It is proposed to commence online in the second half of 2022 with the first face to face block being delivered the summer of 2022/2023. The second face to face block will be offered the summer of 2023/2024. The course will conclude approximately February 2024. 

Proposed AMI Montessori 12-18 Orientation Course

AMI 12-18 OC

SMTC is planning to deliver a blended AMI Montessori 12-18 Diploma for the first time in Australia. It is proposed to commence online in the second half of 2022 with the first face to face block being delivered the summer of 2022/2023. The second face to face block will be offered the summer of 2023/2024. The course will conclude approximately February 2024.