A.M.I. 3-6 Orientation Certificate


8th - 31st May 2023

ONLINE Format 


  A.M.I. 3-6 Trainer - Carol Potts 


 ONLINE: Monday 8th, Wednesday 10th May 5.45p.m. - 9.00p.m. & Saturday 13th May 9.00a.m. -12.15p.m.

              Monday 15th & Wednesday 17th May - 5.45p.m. - 9.00p.m. 

Monday 22nd & Wednesday 24th May - 5.45p.m - 9.00p.m. & Saturday 27th May 9.00a.m -12.15p.m.

Monday 29th & Wednesday 31st May - 5.45p.m. - 9.00p.m.

30 hours online delivery plus 30 hours of independent study. 

Plus 9 hours of observations of tamariki aged 2.6. to 6 years.


The Association Montessori Internationale 3-6 Orientation Certificate Course is designed to give an overview of the 3-6 tamaiti/child. It offers a clear understanding of the Montessori principles and philosophy with particular emphasis given to the development of 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. 


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.

When not training Carol delights in offering mentoring support to kaiārahi/guides in 2.5. - 6 environments. These current experiences with tamariki and their whānau validates the profundity and the benefits of supporting development, the Montessori way. Carol is one of the AMI training faculty in Shenzhen, China. She is the Director of Training for the current 3-6 Diploma, N.Z. ng in April 2023 - August 2024.   

The next AMI 3-6 Diploma will commence in 2025 - watch this space for dates!


Registration Details  

Download the course registration form here. Register online here. Ensure to register before April 21st, 2023 to be eligible for the early bird registration. 


We look forward to welcoming you to the MMEF courses in 2023!