On-line Delivery Format


Week. 1. January 5th, 6th & 7th

Week. 2. January 11th,12th,13th &14th

Week. 3. January 19th, 20th & 21st

The on-line delivery hours are 12.30p.m. - 4.30p.m. 


There will be an additional 20 hours off-line study (to be completed independently) plus 9 hours of observations.  


Delivered by: AMI 0-3 Trainer - Julia Hilson


Who is the course for?

- Anyone with an interest in human development relating to the first three years of life.

- The course will be an essential aid for kaiako, centre owners, administrators and childcare professionals working 

  with tamariki under three years.

- The course offers invaluable insights for parents, whānau and kaiārahi (guides) regarding development from birth

   to three years.

 - Those considering the AMI Assistance to Infancy (0-3) Diploma starting in May 2021. The Diploma Course 

   Enrolment Fee ($500) will be waivered for students studying both programmes commencing in 2021.


Click here to download the AMI 0-3 Orientation Certificate Course brochure. Register online here.


Registrations close on Friday November 20th.


Don't delay, enroll today!



A.M.I. 3-6 Orientation Certificate Course 

 Monday 15th - Friday 26th February, 2021 (10 days)

 A.M.I. 3-6 Trainer - Carol Potts 

Yarnton House

   14 Erson Avenue, Royal Oak,  Auckland


The A.M.I. 3-6 Orientation Certificate Course Description

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 Montessori philosophy regarding tamariki (children) of this age. On this course you will discover how Montessori principles and practice can help tamariki reach their full potential.


Who is the Course for?

This course is suitable for any adult who wants to better understand the Montessori approach to child development, including;

  • ECE trained kaiako in a Montessori setting & akomanga (classroom} assistants.
  • Anyone considering a career following Montessori principles
  • Parents/whānau of tamariki (children) aged 2 1/2 to 6 years of age
  • Professionals seeking to know more about the Montessori approach to child development

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

The course presents an overview of the development of the child in accordance with Dr  Montessori's principles and philosophy. Particular emphasis is given to children aged 2.5 to 6 years.


Duration of the Course

The course will be offered over 10 days, hours 9.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m plus nine hours (9) of observation.  


AMI 3-6 Director of Training - Carol Potts

Carol has had the privilege of working with tamariki and their families and whānau for over 25 years.

She is one of the trustees of the Maria Montessori Education Foundation (MMEF), the affiliated AMI training centre of Aotearoa, New Zealand. She is also an AMI examiner, consultant and mentor and is the Director of Training for the current AMI 3-6 Diploma. 


Registration Details  

Download the 3-6 Orientation Certificate brochure here. You can now register on-line here .

We look forward to welcoming you on the course! 


Go back to Courses and click on the Course OutlineCourse Venue & Course Dates for information about the AMI 3-6 Diploma and AMI 0-3 Assistants to Infancy Diploma