A.M.I. 3-6 Orientation Certificate

May 2022 Online Format 

16th - 27th May 2022

 A.M.I. 3-6 Trainer - Carol Potts 


The Association Montessori Internationale 3-6 Orientation Certificate Course is designed to give an overview of the 3-6 tamaiti (child) and a clear understanding of the Montessori philosophy regarding tamariki (children) from three to six years. During this course you will discover how the Montessori principles and practice can help tamariki reach their full potential.


Who is the Course for?

  • This course is suitable for any adult seeking a further understanding of the Montessori approach to tamaiti development. 
  • Anyone considering a career following Montessori principles..
  • ECE trained kaiako (teachers) in a Montessori setting.
  • Parents, whānau, nannies, carers and professionals working with young tamariki.

Further, the course may provide essential information for Montessori centre owners and administrators.


The course presents an overview of the development of the tamaiti in accordance with Dr  Montessori's principles and philosophy. Particular emphasis is given to the development from three to six years.


Course Dates

The course will be offered over 10 days plus 25 hours of independent study.   

Online: Monday 16th - Friday 20th May, 2022. Hours 9.00a.m. -1.00p.m. 

Monday 23rd - Friday 27th May. Hours 4.00p.m - 8.00p.m.  

Plus an additional 9 hours of observations. 


AMI 3-6 Director of Training - Carol Potts

Carol is an AMI 3-6 Trainer. She is a trustee of the Maria Montessori Education Foundation, the affiliated AMI training centre in Aotearoa, New Zealand. She is an AMI examiner, consultant and mentor and has offered workshops and training in Australia, Japan & China. Carol is one of the AMI training faculty in Shenzhen, China. She is the Director of Training for the current 3-6 Diploma in N.Z.


Registration Details  

Download the course registration form here. Register online here. Ensure to register before April 22nd to be eligible for the early bird registration. 

We look forward to welcoming you on the course!