Courses

Sydney Montessori Training Centre (SMTC) enrolling now for 2020 AMI Diploma and Assistant courses!

AMI Montessori 6-12 Diploma

The AMI Montessori 6-12 Diploma course is run by AMI Trainer Rebecca Dallam and will commence in December, 2020. A prerequisite to the course is completion of the AMI Montessori Foundation Course, which is a 5-week full-time preparatory course run prior to the start of the 6-12 course.

  • Block-mode (three Summer blocks and Two Seminars), commencing December 2020

AMI Montessori Foundation Course

The AMI Montessori Foundation Course consists of 150 hours of theoretical training at SMTC, plus an additional nine hours of observation of a 3-6 years environment.  The course is a prerequisite for those without an AMI Montessori (3-6 years) Diploma, who wish to undertake the AMI Montessori (6-12 years) Diploma.

The Foundation Course may be may be undertaken by anyone interested in exploring Montessori education in the First Plane of Development.

  • Commencing 2nd November, 2020

AMI Montessori 6-12 Assistants Certificate

The AMI 6-12 Assistants Certificate course consists of 60 hours of theoretical training at SMTC, plus an additional nine hours of observation in a Primary class setting.  The theoretical training is delivered full-time over a two week period. The courses are delivered by AMI Trainer Rebecca Dallam.

  • Sydney – part-time commencing 26th February, 2020. Hosted at the Sydney Montessori Training Centre
  • Melbourne – full-time commencing 30th March, 2020. Hosted at Melbourne Montessori School
  • Brisbane – full-time commencing 15th May, 2020. Hosted at Brisbane Montessori School

AMI Montessori 3-6 Diploma

The AMI Montessori 3-6 Diploma, offered by block-mode/part-time, consists of at least 400 hours of classroom-based training, 140 hours of supervised practice and 170 hours of observation and teaching placements. The Melbourne course is delivered by AMI Trainer Amy Kirkham and the Sydney and Perth courses are also delivered by Amy, along with AMI Trainer Kay Urquhart.

  • Melbourne – part-time, commenced 6th January 2020. Hosted at the Kalker Montessori Centre
  • Sydney – block-mode, commencing April, 2021 at the Sydney Montessori Training Centre
  • Perth – block-mode, commencing April, 2021. Hosted at Rockingham Montessori School

AMI Montessori 3-6 Assistants Certificate

The AMI 3-6 Assistants Certificate course consists of 60 hours face-to-face theoretical training, plus an additional nine hours of observation. The Sydney and Perth courses will be delivered by AMI Trainer Kay Urquhart, and AMI Trainer Amy Kirkham, will deliver the Melbourne courses.

  • Melbourne – part-time commencing 6th April, 2020. Hosted at the Kalker Montessori Centre
  • Sydney – part-time commencing 29th May, 2020 at the Sydney Montessori Training Centre
  • Perth – full-time commencing 28th September, 2020. Hosted at Rockingham Montessori School
  • Melbourne – part-time commencing 28th February, 2022. Hosted at the Kalker Montessori Centre
  • Melbourne – part-time commencing 6th February, 2023. Hosted at the Kalker Montessori Centre

AMI Montessori Assistants to Infancy (0-3) Certificate

The AMI Assistants to Infancy (0-3) Certificate course consists of 60 hours of theoretical training at SMTC, plus an additional nine hours of observation in a 0-3 class setting. The theoretical training is typically delivered part-time over Friday evenings and Saturdays on alternate weekends.

  • Future course dates to be published soon

See the relevant course pages for further details: