Montessori Foundation Course

AMI Montessori Foundation Course

Course Description

A prerequisite to the AMI Teacher Diploma course is completion of the AMI Foundation Course, which is a 5-week full-time preparatory course run prior to the start of the 6-12 course. This course will be run at the Sydney Montessori Training Centre (SMTC) in February 2019.  

This is a fantastic opportunity to attend an intensive course to discover the Montessori philosophy and approach to supporting child development. The course content includes the development of the 3-6 year old including an overview of the theory and concepts introduced in Practical Life, Sensorial, Language, Mathematics and Culture. There is specific focus on the materials and activities that prepare the child for the 6-12 work.

This great insight will assist educators, parents, carers as well as those considering studying for the 6-12 Diploma and the 3-6 Diploma course in the future.


AMI Montessori Foundation Certificate Course

Delivery Mode

On campus

  • Theory and Practical lectures
  • Nine hours of observation
  • Assignments


Five weeks full-time

Entry Requirements

By application and interview

We welcome candidates from all walks of life and different professions. This course is open to anyone wishing to know more about the Montessori philosophy.

AMI Foundation Certificate Course Outline

For a full outline of the course delivery and units download the SMTC Foundation Course Outline.

Foundation Course Q&A

Frequently Asked Questions are outlined in the Foundation Course Q&A.

Course Closing Date

The 2019 Foundation Course closing date is Monday 14th January, 2019.

Qualification Authorising Body

Association Montessori Internationale