AMI Montessori 0-3 Diploma

AMI Montessori 0-3 Diploma


Course Description

The 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 Diploma
Qualification Authorising Body
The Diploma is awarded by the Association Montessori Internationale and does not form part of the Australian Qualifications Framework.
AMI is considered as the worldwide leader in Montessori education. Its certified training is acknowledged for its rigour and authenticity and the Diploma is internationally recognised. All Association Montessori Internationale Diplomas state the holder has “Studied the principles and practice of the Montessori method for children from birth to 3 years of age” and has “passed the written and oral examinations”
The Diploma does not automatically qualify the holder to teach. The State or Country in which the Diploma-holder wishes to work may have other teaching requirements that must be fulfilled. 
Director of Training
  • Sara Brady
Delivery Mode


  • Montessori Pedagogy and Philosophy
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Obstetrics
  • Nutrition and Hygiene
  • Child Neuropsychiatry
  • Development of language and movement
  • Music, Art and Spiritual Development
  • Child Observation
  • Preparation of a developmental environment

A more detailed description of the Course and units is available here.

Award of Diploma
The diploma is awarded to students who;

  • Have satisfied the 90% attendance requirements are successful in the theory and practical examinations have completed coursework to the required standard
  • Have fulfilled the AMI Child Observation requirements [250 hours which are done outside of course hours]
  • Block-mode/full time during each block
Dates and time
  • Block 1 – 14th December 2020 to 22nd January 2021 – time off over Christmas 
  • Block 2 – 3rd May to 4th June 2021 
  • Block 3 – 13th December to 28th January 2022 – time off over Christmas
  • To be advised
Course Fees


Entry Requirements

Application requirements

AMI Montessori Diploma course applicants are required to provide the following with their application:

  • Current resume
  • Certified copies of all academic transcripts
  • Short essay, written in the applicant’s own words
  • Signed reference letters

How To Apply

Course outline and completion requirements