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Australian Centre for Montessori Studies Course Schedule

AMI Montessori Diploma Assistants to Infancy 0-3
Course Location Dates and Times
Sydney 2016-2018 Block Course Format
Monday, 26 September 2016 to Friday, 26 January 2018 on the following dates and times:

2016
Block 1 Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm from Monday, 26 September 2016 to Friday, 7 October 2016
Block 2 Every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00pm to 9:00pm and every Saturday
from 8:00am to 4:00pm from Tuesday, 11 October 2016 to Saturday, 22 October 2016
Block 3 Every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00pm to 9:00pm and every Saturday
from 8:00am to 4:00pm from Tuesday, 8 November 2016 to Thursday, 22 December 2016

2017
Block 4 Tuesday, 3 January 2017 to Saturday, 7 January 2017 from 8:00am to 4:30pm
Block 5 Every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00pm to 9:00pm & every Saturday
from 8:00am to 4:00pm from Tuesday, 10 January 2017 to Saturday, 18 March 2017
Block 6 Every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00pm to 9:00pm and every Saturday
from 8:00am to 4:00pm from Tuesday, 14 November 2017 to Thursday, 21 December 2017,
plus Saturday, 30 December 2017

2018
Block 7 Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm from Tuesday, 2 January 2018 to Thursday, 25 January 2018
Graduation Friday, 26 January 2018
AMI Montessori Diploma Early Childhood 3-6
Course Location Dates and Times
Sydney 2016 - 2018 Block Course Format
Monday, 4 July 2016 to Friday, 20 July 2018
Lectures held in NSW school holidays
Plus 3 extra weeks in Modules 5, 8 and 9
9:00am – 4:30pm Monday to Fridays

2016
Module 1: Monday, 4 July to Friday, 15 July 2016
Module 2: Monday, 26 September to Friday, 7 October 2016
(Public holiday observed on 3 October)
2 weeks Observation before the next module

2017
Module 3: Wednesday, 4 January to Tuesday, 24 January 2017
1 week Observation and 1 week Practice Teaching before the next module
Module 4: Monday, 10 April to Friday, 21 April 2017
(Good Friday and Easter Monday observed)
Possible 2 weeks Practice Teaching before next Module
Module 5: Monday, 26 June to Friday, 14 July 2017 (one extra week PRIOR to the school holidays at the end of Term in June 2017)
Module 6: Monday, 25 September to Friday, 6 October 2017
(Public holiday observed on 2 October)
Possible 2 weeks Practice Teaching before next Module

2018
Module 7: Wednesday, 3 January to Friday, 21 January 2018
Module 8: Monday, 16 April to Friday, 27 April 2018 (Public holiday observed on 25 April)
Module 9: Monday, 2 July to Friday, 20 July 2018 (inclusive of one extra week PRIOR to the school holidays at the end of Term in July 2018)
Oral Exams: Tuesday to Friday, 17, 18, 19 and 20 July 2018
Graduation: Friday, 20 July 2018
Canberra 2017 – 2018 Part-time Format

Tuesday, 7 February 2017 to Saturday, 24 March 2018

Lectures held during ACT school terms on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 3:45pm to 8:00pm and Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm. Also during ACT school holidays from Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm on the dates below.

2017
7 – 11 February 2017
14 – 18 February 2017
21 – 25 February 2017
28 Feb – 4 March 2017
10 – 13 April 2017
18 – 21 April 2017
25 – 29 April 2017
24 – 28 October 2017
31 Oct – 4 November 2017
7 – 11 November 2017
14 – 18 November 2017
21 – 25 November 2017

2018
8 – 12 January 2018
15 – 19 January 2018
22 – 25 January 2018
29 January – 2 February 2018
6 – 10 February 2018
13 – 17 February 2018
20 – 24 February 2018

AMI Written Exams
27 February – 3 March 2018

6 – 10 March 2018
13 – 17 March 2018

AMI Oral Examinations
20 – 24 March 2018

Graduation
24 March 2018
Melbourne 2017 - 2019 Part-time Format
Monday, 25 September 2017 to Thursday, 11 April 2019 on the following dates and times:

2017
Term 3 Break: Monday, 25 September 2017 to Wednesday,
4 October 9:00am to 4:00pm (except Saturday and Sunday)
Term 4: Every Friday, 1:00pm to 5:00pm and Saturday, 9:00am to 4:30pm from Friday, 13 October 2017 to Friday, 15 December 2017

2018
Summer Break: Monday, 8 January 2018 to Friday, 12 January 2018 9:00am to 4:30pm
Term 1: Every Friday, 1:00pm to 5:00pm and Saturday, 9:00am to 4:30pm from Saturday, 3 February 2018 to Saturday, 24 March 2018
3 weeks of placement in schools completed
during term 1
Term 2: Every Friday, 1:00pm to 5:00pm and Saturday, 9:00am to 4:30pm from Saturday, 21 April 2018 to Saturday, 23 June 2018
Term 2 Break: Tuesday, 10 July 2018 to Friday, 13 July 2018 9:00am to 4:30pm
Term 3: Every Friday, 1:00pm to 5:00pm and Saturday 9:00am to 4:30pm from Friday, 17 August 2018 to Saturday, 1 September 2018
3 weeks of placement in schools completed
during term 3
Term 4: Every Friday, 1:00pm to 5:00pm and Saturday, 9:00am to 4:30pm from Saturday 20, October 2018 to Saturday, 22 December 2018
3 weeks of placement in schools completed
during term 4

2019
Summer Break: Tuesday, 1 January 2019 to Saturday, 5 January and Tuesday 8 January 2019 9:00am to 4:30pm
Written Exams: Thursday, 10 January 2019 and Saturday, 12 January 2019
Term 1: Every Friday, 1:00pm to 5:00pm and Saturday, 9:00am to 4:30pm from Saturday, 2 February 2019 to Saturday, 6 April 2019
Oral Exams: Monday, 8 April 2019 to Wednesday, 10 April 2019
Graduation: Thursday, 11 April 2019

THIS COURSE IS FULL. Placement on a waiting list will be available up to 25th August in the event that a place becomes available.
During school holidays: Monday to Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm
During school terms: Fridays 1:00pm to 5:00pm & Saturdays 9:00am to 4:30pm

Module 1 - Term 3 2019 School Holidays
Full days from Monday, 23 September to Friday, 4 October 2019

Module 2 - Term 4 2019
Fridays & Saturdays from 11 October to 7 December 2019

Module 3 - Summer Holidays 2020
Full days from Monday, 6 January to Friday, 24 January 2020

Module 4 - Term 1 2020
Fridays & Saturdays from 7 February to 21 March 2020
(Term 1 2020: 2 weeks of observations and 1 week of practice teaching)

(Opportunity to 'touch base' on the following Saturdays: 18 April, 2 May, 30 May 2020)

Module 5 - Term 2 and Term 2 School Holidays
Fridays & Saturdays from 12 June to 27 June 2020
Full days from Monday, 29 June to Friday, 9 July 2020
(Term 2 2020: 2 weeks of observations and 1 week of practice teaching)

Module 6 - Term 3 and Term 3 School Holidays
Fridays & Saturdays from 21 August to 19 September 2020
Full days from Monday, 21 September to Friday, 2 October 2020

Written Exams: 30 September 2020 and 2 October 2020

(Term 4 2020: 3 weeks of practice teaching)

(Opportunity to 'touch base' on the following Saturdays: 31 October, 21 November, 12 December 2020)

Module 7 - Summer Holidays 2021
Full days from Monday, 4 January to Friday, 22 January 2021

Oral Exams: Week beginning 20 January 2021
Graduation Saturday, 23 January 2021
AMI Montessori Diploma Primary 6-12
Course Location Dates and Times
Sydney 2017 – 2020 Block Course Format

Full-time 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday over 3 summer blocks (plus the Foundation Course).

6-12 COURSE DATES:
2017
1 December 2017 to 22 December 2017

2018
2 January 2018 to 25 January 2018
1 October 2018 to 12 October 2018
3 December 2018 to 21 December 2018

2019
2 January 2019 to 25 January 2019
30 September 2019 to 11 October 2019
2 December 2019 to 20 December 2019

2020
2 January 2020 to 24 January 2020

Plus 210 hours of Observations and Teaching Practice in approved Montessori classrooms.
Observation will occur between 26 January 2018 and 30 September 2018
Practice Teaching will occur between 26 January 2019 and 29 September 2019.

APPLICATIONS:
This course has the prerequisite requirements of either holding an AMI 3-6 Diploma or attending the 5-week Foundation Course.
The Foundation Course has now commenced so applications for the 6-12 Course are only open to those who already have the prerequisite of holding the AMI 3-6 Diploma.
Final applications for these close 17 November 2017.
Note that there is only one 6-12 Diploma course run at a time, so the next course will not be until after this finishes in 2020.
AMI Montessori Assistants Certificate Early Childhood 3-6
Course Location Dates and Times
Perth 2018 Part-time Format

Friday, 9 March 2018, 3:30pm to 8:30pm
Saturday, 10 March 2018, 9:00am to 4:30pm
Sunday, 11 March 2018, 9:00am to 4:30pm
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 to Tuesday, 17 April 2018 (7 days) 9:00am to 4:30pm
The course runs from 3 April to 14 April 2018 on the following days and times:

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday, 5 April 2018, 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday, 6 April 2018, 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Saturday, 7 April 2018, 9:00am – 6:00pm
Monday, 9 April 2018, 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday, 12 April 2018, 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday, 13 April 2018, 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Saturday, 14 April 2018, 8:00am – 4:00pm

Applications close on Tuesday, 27 March 2018
Melbourne 2018 Part-time Format

Friday, 20 April 2018 10:00am to 6:00pm then every Monday and Wednesday from 4:30pm
to 8:30pm from Monday, 23 April 2018 to Wednesday, 6 June 2018 (excluding ANZAC Day,
25 April 2018)

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN
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Melbourne 2019 Part-time Format

Every Monday and Wednesday from 4:30pm to 8:30pm and every Saturday from 9:00am to 4:30pm between Monday, 27 May 2019 to Saturday, 29 June 2019 (no classes on Saturday, 8 June 2019 and Monday, 10 June 2019).
AMI Montessori Assistants Certificate Primary 6-12
Course Location Dates and Times
The course runs from 3 April 2018 to 14 April 2018, on the following days from 9:00am to 4:30pm.

Tuesday, 3 April 2018
Wednesday, 4 April 2018
Thursday, 5 April 2018
Friday, 6 April 2018
Monday, 9 April 2018
Tuesday, 10 April 2018
Wednesday, 11 April 2018
Thursday, 12 April 2018
Friday, 13 April 2018
Saturday, 14 April 2018

Closing date for applications: Friday, 23 March 2018
The course runs from 2 July 2018 to 13 July 2018, on the following days from 9:00am to 4:30pm.

Monday, 2 July 2018
Tuesday, 3 July 2018
Wednesday, 4 July 2018
Thursday, 5 July 2018
Friday, 6 July 2018
Monday, 9 July 2018
Tuesday, 10 July 2018
Wednesday, 11 July 2018
Thursday, 12 July 2018
Friday, 13 July 2018

Closing date for applications: Friday, 26 June 2018