NEW! Professional Learning Package (MTA038)

This 5 module course is a complete introduction to the history of Montessori theories, practices and pedagogy for educators, focusing on elementary and high school adolescent students.

Individual Modules

Nationally endorsed training, delivered in a flexible manner.

Our online programs have been creatively developed by the Australian Montessori Training Institute and endorsed by the Peak body Montessori Australia. Training is delivered in formats to suit a variety of learning styles: video, text, and interactive online modules. Access your learning when and where you want to through our secure online portal.

Invest in new skills or refresh existing training.

There’s a Montessori training program for everyone. Whether you just want to learn more about the Montessori Method of Education, learn new skills for early years development, or want to further develop your expertise in Montessori teaching, we have the course to suit you

Family Home School Mini Set Package Lessons

About this course

This course provides an online resource for families who have purchased the A2Z's Family Home-School Mini Set Package.

It is a comprehensive how-to guide that includes easy-to-follow lesson plans and videos for each of the 20 materials included in the set.

Begin studying anytime, from anywhere, online.

Self-paced online learning delivered by experts in Montessori Education is right at your fingertips. Advance your Montessori journey with us today. Get Started by signing up to access the information you need about all the courses available.


See answers to our frequently asked questions

  • Who can enrol in the training?

    Anyone who wants access to quality Montessori training, with pathways to accredited training, through a flexible online learning platform. So, you might be a teacher, a childcare worker, or an interested parent.

  • When can I enrol in a program?

    Enrolment in our program is open throughout the year. You are free to learn at your own pace and can join at any time.

  • I live outside Australia, can I still enrol?

    Yes, our online learning platform allows for our training to be made available across the world

  • Are there any pre-requisits to enroll?

    No. Anyone can enrol in any of our courses. All you need is a motivation for learning Montessori and access to the interne

  • When can I start after enrolment?

    You can start immediately after enrollment. As soon as we get a confirmation from our payment gateway, you will get an email with details of your credentials to log on to our online learning platform. Once logged in, you are ready to start.

  • What is the total cost of the program, and what does it include?

    Our courses offer the most affordable and convenient solution to Montessori training. Full course fees are as displayed, and provide unlimited access to our online platform and course learning materials, including amazing digital resources like video presentations.

  • Are there any hidden charges involved?

    No. There are no hidden charges.

  • What is your refund policy?

    If you are not 100% satisfied with your course, we offer a full 100% refund of course fees within seven days of your first log-in to the course content.

  • How much time does a module take to complete?

    We estimate that it will take between 2 – 3 hours online to complete a module. This is not taking into account research work, text books reading, assignments and personal research. Our courses are designed for you to work at your own pace. You can work as quickly or as slowly as you wish, generally allowing a few days to 2 weeks per module.

  • How long do I have to finish my course?

    Our courses are designed for you to work at your own pace. The maximum allotted time for one course is 12 months. However, you can finish much quicker than that. Once you finish all the learning activities you can continue to revisit any part of the course for the remainder of the 12 month period. For accredited courses, you will receive your certificate as soon as you complete all of the required assignments to an acceptable standard.

  • Can I finish my course earlier if I want to speed up?

    Yes, you may speed up and finish the course as soon as you can. For accredited courses, the earlier you submit all your assignments, the earlier you get your certificate.

  • When will I receive my certificate after completion of assessments?

    You will get your certificate within 3 weeks after your final assessment has been assessed as complete.

  • Can I get an extension?

    Yes, you can request an extension. However, we recommend and expect our students to finish all the requirements within 12 months at the maximum unless there is a serious problem involved.

  • Do I receive support to complete my assignments?

    Yes, we have a number of trainers and tutors that are available online to answer any of your questions.

  • How am I assessed? And how do I find out my grades?

    Our quizzes are automatically graded as you go. If you make a mistake, we will give you the opportunity to correct your answer immediately. For accredited courses, you will submit assignments through the online learning platform online. Once your work is marked by your tutor, your score will be added in your grade-book. All of our grades are Pass or Not-Yet Completed.

  • Are Montessori Training Australia's courses and the AMTI Certificate professionally recognised?

    Yes. Montessori Australia, Australia’s peak body representing Montessori schools and centres in Australia, recognises all MTA courses as quality professional development for Montessori educators. AMTI Certificates are issued by the internationally-recognised authority of quality Montessori educator education and training.

  • Can I work in a childcare centre or teach in a Montessori school on the basis of these courses?

    Within Australia, 50% of early childhood educators in a centre require an approved diploma level education and care qualification (or higher), with all other educators requiring an approved certificate III level education and care qualification. Centres must also have an early childhood teacher (ECT) with an approved early childhood teaching qualification. Details on these requirements can be found on the ACECQA website here. MTA courses are standalone and provide important learnings about Montessori theory and practice for educators and teachers who are already working in the sector or who have completed a generic qualification.

What Students Are Saying

Our students love our new look courses. Here is just some of the great feedback we have received. Share your thoughts at

“I liked that each lesson included videos and step-by-step exercises. Very well organised and conceived. By following through each module, I was able to learn and build on the concepts with minimal questions or frustration. It taught me what I was looking to learn, was well organised, and well-paced. I’m already applying what I learned at work.”

Lara - FDC Program Coordinator

“As a mum of two, your course gave me a great introduction to Montessori Education. It has helped me to understand the theories better so I can talk more easily to their teachers about what they are doing at school. It helped me with preparing my home environment too. Thank you!”

Katie W - Mum

“Well designed. The course gave me a great and useful introduction to Montessori. Thank you very much. It was a great experience for me.”

Sarah - Educator

Begin your Montessori journey with us today.

MTA offers students a streamlined pathway to Montessori Australia endorsed nationally recognised training. Once you complete each step, you have the option to upgrade to a higher-level course.

  • Upgrade your Skills

    If you have no previous Montessori experience and already work in an early childhood centre or a school, or if you are considering working in a Montessori environment, you can upgrade your skills by completing the Endorsed Montessori Professional Learning Package with Certification. This extensive introductory course will help get your Montessori learning journey underway.

  • Get Qualified

    Students that have completed the Endorsed Montessori Professional Learning Package (with Certification): and are interested in progressing to a Diploma course in Montessori teaching, this 6-module course is a great place to start. Once successfully completed, you have the option to continue your further higher training, specialising in a particular plane of development (e.g. 0-3, 3-6, 6-12 or 12-18). Credit from this course is applicable to some Diploma courses offered by various Montessori training organisations. Please email for more information.

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