AMI Montessori 3-6 Diploma

AMI Montessori 3-6 Diploma


Course Description

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 3-6 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 3-6 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
  • Amy Kirkham 
(Melbourne course currently underway, due to complete in January 2021)  
Delivery Mode
  • 400 hours of classroom based training
  • 140 hours of supervised practice with Montessori materials
  • 170 hours of Observation and Practice Teaching


  • Block-mode/part-time – equivalent of one academic year
Dates and time

  • Perth – block-mode, from April, 2021 to January, 2023 (Proposed)
  • Sydney – block-mode, from April, 2021 to January, 2023 (Proposed)

  • Melbourne – part-time, commencing September, 2021 to June, 2023 (Proposed)

  • Melbourne: Kalker Montessori Centre, 1-3 Estelle St, Bulleen, VIC 3105, Australia
  • Perth: Rockingham Montessori School, 7 Attwood Way, Rockingham, WA 6168, Australia
  • Sydney: Sydney Montessori Training Centre, 756 Darling St, Rozelle, NSW 2039, Australia
Course Fees



Entry Requirements


  • Bachelors Degree, or consideration of other relevant qualifications and experience


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


Course outline and completion requirements