AMI Montessori Diploma 3-6

Become a Montessori teacher for children aged 3-6 years with this globally recognised qualification evolved from courses delivered by Maria Montessori herself. You’ll learn child development and psychology and how to deliver the unique Montessori approach.
Apply now.

What can I do with this qualification?

• Teach in Montessori schools anywhere in the world – AMI Diploma holders are in high demand
• Be counted in the UK staff to children early years ratios (by gaining the Early Years Educator qualification as part of your study)
• Set up your own Montessori school
• Use your qualification in a related field such as social work, charity work, mainstream education, your own parenting
• 90% of our graduates are in job within 3 months or less

“I came straight out of the organisation and into a job – it was fantastic!”

When and where can I study?

Our courses are run at our training centre in central London in formats including:
Full time day – 1 year – 5 days a week
Part time day – 2 year – up to 3 days a week
Evening – 2 year – evenings and 4 Saturdays
Summer holiday – 3 summers – 5 days a week in July and August

Read about our course dates and fees or apply now.

How will I study?

• Lectures with our trainers – experienced Montessori teachers with the advanced AMI trainer of trainers qualification
• Practice with Montessori materials in our specially equipped rooms
• Teaching practice and classroom observation at Montessori schools
• Independent reading and study

What will I learn?

• The authentic Montessori approach that meets the needs of children aged 3-6
• Montessori educational theory, child psychology and child development
• How to use and prepare Montessori resources and classrooms
• The Montessori approach to key areas of children’s learning including language, literacy and mathematics
• Relevant professional knowledge including administration and legal issues

Read a detailed description of the course and units.

“Montessori encourages that inspirational, joyful learning that makes children enjoy school.”

Who can take this course?

• You must be at least 18 and have ‘A’ levels or equivalent qualifications/ work experience
• We interview all our applicants, usually by telephone or via Skype or similar systems

Here the required documents  to apply for the course.

Do you accept students from outside the UK?

• Our students come from all over the world and our fees are the same for everyone
• We sponsor visas for students from outside the EU

Read more on our page for international students.

What will I need to do to gain the qualification?

• 90% course attendance
• Montessori material making and practice
• Classroom practice and observation
• Written and oral examinations

Become the teacher you always wanted to be!

Apply now or book on an open afternoon.