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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
Melbourne 2018 – 2019 Block Course Format
Monday, 5 February 2018 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 9:00am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday, on the following dates:

2018
Block 1: 5 February 2018 to 23 March 2018 (7 Weeks)
Block 2: 10 September 2018 to 26 October 2018 (7 Weeks)

2019
Block 3: 7 January 2019 to 1 February 2019 (4 weeks)

Graduation: 1 February 2019

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN
ENROLMENT CLOSING DATE: 31 AUGUST 2017
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
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

VERY FEW SPACES LEFT. SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION NOW.
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).

FOUNDATION COURSE*
25 September to 1 November 2017, to be held at Riverwood ACMS Training Centre, 35 Lillian Road, Riverwood NSW

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.

* Applicants who do not hold the AMI 3-6 Diploma are also required to complete a five-week Foundation Course in 2017.

FOUNDATION COURSE DATES
(note slight amendment from originally published dates)
Full-time 9:00am to 4:00pm on the following dates:
Week 1: Monday, 25 September to Friday, 29 September
Week 2: Monday, 2 October to Friday, 6 October
Week 3: Saturday, 14 October, Sunday 15 October, Wednesday, 18 October, Thursday, 19 October & Friday, 20 October
Week 4: Saturday, 21 October, Sunday, 22 October, Wednesday, 25 October, Thursday, 26 October & Friday 27 October
Week 5: Saturday, 28 October, Sunday, 29 October & Wednesday, 1 November

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 1 AUGUST 2017

NOTE: 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
Sydney 2017 Part-time Format
Every Friday from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and every Saturday from 9:00am to 4:00pm between
Friday, 21 July 2017 to Saturday, 19 August 2017

THIS COURSE IS FULLY BOOKED
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED
Email info@montessoristudies.org if you wish to be on the waitlist
Melbourne 2017 Part-time Format

APPLICATIONS ARE CLOSED.

Every Wednesday from 4:30pm to 8:00pm and every Saturday from 9:00am – 4:30pm between:
Saturday, 5 August to Wednesday, 6 September 2017 inclusive

Saturday, 5 August 2017
Wednesday, 9 August 2017
Saturday, 12 August 2017
Wednesday, 16 August 2017
Saturday, 19 August 2017
Wednesday, 23 August 2017
Saturday, 26 August 2017
Wednesday, 30 August 2017
Saturday, 2 September 2017
Wednesday, 6 September 2017

THIS COURSE IS FULLY BOOKED. PLEASE EMAIL info@montessoristudies.org IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE PLACED ON A WAITLIST.
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
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
LIMITED PLACES - BOOK EARLY
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
Sydney 2017 Part-time format

The course runs from 29 July 2017 to 17 September 2017, on the following days from 9:00am to 4:30pm.
Saturday, 29 July 2017
Saturday, 5 August 2017
Sunday, 6 August 2017
Sunday, 13 August 2017
Sunday, 20 August 2017
Sunday, 27 August 2017
Saturday, 2 September 2017
Saturday, 9 September 2017
Saturday, 16 September 2017
Sunday, 17 September 2017

COURSE FILLING FAST! APPLY NOW!
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