How to apply

Please do not hesitate to call us on 0451 309 620 or email [email protected] to discuss any aspect of the application process.

AMI Orientation Certificates

To apply, please complete and submit the online application form for the relevant course below:

AMI Montessori Diploma Courses

To apply, please complete and submit the online application form for the relevant course below:

AMI 0-3 DiplomaRegister now
AMI 3-6 DiplomaRegister now
AMI 6-12 DiplomaRegister now
AMI 12-18 DiplomaRegister now
Please do not hesitate to call 0451 309 620  or email [email protected] to discuss any aspect of the application process.

Application procedures for the AMI Montessori Diploma courses are as follows:

Application Requirements – AMI Diploma

To help us get to know you and to understand your level of academic capabilities and how we can support you, AMI Diploma applications are requested to submit the following documents either as attachments to their online application form above or via email to SMTC at [email protected] after submissions of their application:

  • Current resume
  • copies of all tertiary transcripts in English or in translation to English (note, in some cases we may request transcripts be certificate)
  • 3 written references- two professional (employment, or academic if a recent graduate) and one personal/character. If an applicant has previously been enrolled in an AMI Certificate or Diploma course, please share a reference from your trainer’s or provide the trainer’s contact details (a trainer’s reference can count towards one of your written referees).
  • a short 2 page written statement in the applicant’s own words on why you want to undertake the AMI Diploma and what brought you to Montessori (no more than 500 words).
  • if your native language is not English, 6-12 applicants are required to provide or obtain an IELTS or ISLPR assessment score (or equivalent). This is also recommended in other age-levels and may be required on a case by case basis depending on your experience of study and work in the English language. A minimum IELTS (or equivalent) result of 6 in each category is generally required to undertake an AMI Diploma. 

Qualification Prerequisites – AMI Diploma

  • as the courses entail academic work, participants would generally have Bachelors Degree, however we also consider other relevant qualifications and experience.

Other Requirements – AMI Diploma

  • Non residents are responsible for obtaining their own visas to enter Australia. Details regarding your visa or plan for your visa should be provided with your application or otherwise discussed with SMTC before or after you apply. For non-residents, copies of your visa grant must be provided to SMTC before the first in-person block in Australia.
  • Working With Children Check (WWCC) or equivalent in the state, territory or country in which you currently work.
  • It is an AMI requirement that all AMI Diploma students hold current AMI membership for the duration of the course. AMI membership costs €40 (Euro) for a 12 month period. SMTC collects membership fees on AMI’s behalf from students as an additional fee. 
  • A discussion with the trainer prior to confirmation of your enrolment on the course.