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 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. This course has been completed for 2019.

  • 2020 dates available soon

AMI Montessori 3-6 Diploma

The AMI Montessori 3-6 Diploma course is being delivered by trainer Amy Kirkham, and hosted at the Kalker Montessori Centre in Melbourne, commencing January 2020. The course, 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.

  • Block-mode/part-time, commencing January 2020 in Melbourne

AMI Montessori 3-6 Assistants Certificate

The AMI 3-6 Assistants Certificate course consists of 60 hours of theoretical training at SMTC, plus an additional nine hours of observation in a Pre-Primary class setting.  The course, including theory and observations, is offered full-time over ten consecutive weekdays. 

  • Commencing 6th November 2019 in Melbourne

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 delivered part-time over Friday evenings and Saturdays on alternate weekends and commences in September 2019.

  • Commencing 13th September 2019; concluding 23rd November 2019 – alternate Friday evenings (4:00pm to 8:00pm) and Saturdays (9:00am to 4:00pm)

See the relevant course pages for further details: