Online Infant Toddler Montessori Assistant Certificate Course

Online Infant Toddler Montessori Assistants' Certificate Course

“The greatness of the human personality begins at the hour of birth. The child has a mind able to absorb knowledge. He has the power to teach himself.”  – Dr. Maria Montessori

Course Overview

The Infant Toddler Montessori Assistants’ Certificate course prepares you to work as an Assistant Teacher with children from 0 months to 3 years of age in a Montessori prepared environment setting.

The Infant Toddler Montessori Assistants’ Certificate course is based on the principals of Dr. Maria Montessori’s and Dr. Silvana Montanaro’s philosophy and methodology. Upon graduation from this Certification Course, you will be provided opportunities and the necessary skills, knowledge and practical hands-on experiences to pursue a career as a caring, skilled and qualified Montessori Infant Toddler classroom assistant teacher. 

This certification course will provide you with a general understanding of infant toddler development within the context of the Montessori approach.

The Infant Toddler Montessori Assistants’ Certificate Course is designed to ensure that you also gain an understanding of Dr. Montessori’s concepts of the:

  • Planes of Developments
  • Absorbent Mind
  • Sensitive Periods
  • Care of the Newborn
  • Development of Language
  • Development of Movement
  • Child Developmental Milestones
  • Infant and Toddler Environments
  • Toilet Independence
  • Role of the Montessori Guide
  • Outdoor Environment
  • Nutrition
  • Safety

Course Details

The Infant Toddler Montessori Assistants’ Certificate consists of eight modules and video presentations. It is flexible in that you can work at your own pace and on your own schedule. You will be assigned a tutor who will guide you through the course. Upon successful completion, you will be offered an Infant Toddler Montessori Assistants’ Certificate.

This course is a 3 credit course (35 hours) and is considered an Infant Toddler Montessori Educator Level 1 Course.

Course Aims and Objectives

Within the course aims and objectives you will:

  • learn that Dr. Montessori’s vision of education prepares the child for life.
  • learn that the Montessori assistant supports the child’s learning in a special Infant Toddler prepared environment
  • gain an understanding of the fundamental principles of the Montessori philosophy
  • learn the principles underpinning the Infant Toddler Montessori methodology
  • learn to develop a deep respect for the abilities of each child
  • gain an understanding of the role of the Infant Toddler Montessori assistant

Course and Career Opportunities

A number of career positions will be available such as:

  • Montessori Infant Toddler Assistant Teacher working with children from 0 months to 2 years of age
  • Infant Toddler Assistant Teacher
  • Before and After School Assistant Teacher
  • Home Daycare
  • Daycare Classroom Infant Toddler Assistant

Admission Process:

Admission Requirements

Applicants must:

be 16 years of age or older

have completed grade 10 or equivalent

Admission Process

The admissions process as follows:

Step 1: Sign up

Please visit to sign up and pay for the course.

Step 2:

You can now begin the course!


Course Calendar

Course Dates: This course is online and self-directed (completed at your own pace).

Duration: You will have up to 4 months to complete this course from the date you begin

Course Fees

Infant Toddler Montessori Assistants Certificate Course: $495.00

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Please note that the course fees are non-refundable.