|Orientation Courses||Dates||Trainer and Delivery|
|AMI Montessori 0-3 Orientation Certificate||12th March – 29th May 2021||Sara Brady – Online|
|AMI Montessori 6-12 Orientation Certificate||11th June – 19th July 2021||Rebecca Dallam – Online|
|AMI Montessori 0-3 Orientation Certificate||2nd August – 19th August 2021||Julia Hilson – Online|
|AMI Montessori 3-6 Orientation Certificate||16th August – 11th September 2021||Amy Kirkham – Online|
|Foundation Course||Dates||Trainer and Delivery|
|AMI Montessori Foundation Certificate – Sydney||25th October – 26th November 2021||Kay Urquhart – Face to Face|
|Diploma Courses||Dates||Trainer and Delivery|
|AMI Montessori 3-6 Diploma – Sydney||April 2021 – January 2023||Amy Kirkham and Kay Urquhart – Blended|
|AMI Montessori 3-6 Diploma – Melbourne||September 2021 – July 2023||Amy Kirkham – Face to Face|
|AMI Montessori 6-12 Diploma – Sydney||December 2021 – January 2024||Rebecca Dallam – Face to Face|
|AMI Montessori 3-6 Diploma – Perth||January 2022 – July 2023||Amy Kirkham and Kay Urquhart – Face to Face|
Face to Face: This is where training in delivered via live sessions within a training environment.
Online: This training is offered via online live Zoom lectures.
Blended: This is where the training is delivered via a mix of some online lectures and some live lectures within a training environment.
Sydney Montessori Training Centre (SMTC) enrolling now for 2021 AMI Diploma and Orientation Certificate courses!
In the current times with the challenges this brings, the Orientation courses will be delivered online or in a blended format with the approval of AMI.
We look forward to welcoming you as part of the SMTC learning community.
AMI Montessori 6-12 Diploma
The AMI Montessori 6-12 Diploma course provides in-depth 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 3-6 Diploma OR completion of the AMI Foundation Course.
AMI Montessori Foundation Certificate
The Foundation Course provides a basic understanding of essential developmental theory and pedagogical principles as applied in Montessori education. It is also a prerequisite for those wanting to enrol in the 6 to 12 Diploma whom do not already hold an AMI 3 to 6 Diploma.
AMI Montessori 6-12 Orientation Certificate
The AMI Montessori 6-12 Orientation course helps interested adults become informed, capable and supportive assistants to a trained elementary (6-12) teacher. The programme also serves as an information course for administrators of schools and parents. It is an ideal foundation for those who may be interested in taking the AMI 6 to 12 Diploma.
AMI Montessori 3-6 Diploma
The AMI 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 3-6 Orientation Certificate
The AMI Montessori 3-6 Orientation course is an introduction to Montessori pedagogy and training for the role of assistant in a Montessori early childhood centre or preschool classroom. The course is also useful for parents, carers, and childcare professionals from other fields who would like an in depth understanding of the Montessori approach to education. It is an ideal foundation for those who may be interested in taking the AMI 3-6 Diploma.
AMI Montessori 0-3 Diploma
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
The AMI Montessori 0-3 Orientation course is designed to help interested adults become able assistants in a Montessori Nido or Infant Community. 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 up to the age of three).