Fees

Course fees are outlined in the Course Brochures. The module fee for the Diploma of Early Childhood and Primary Education (Montessori) and Graduate Diploma (Montessori) courses covers the Study Guide, workshop fees, a personal tutor and curriculum guides, but excludes examination fees. The Diploma of Montessori Leadership and Practice and Certificate in Montessori Studies 0-5 years course covers your Study Guide, tutor and Curriculum Guides but workshop fees are paid separately.

Montessori textbooks should be purchased separately or are available from the Institute library for loan. You will also need to obtain your own materials for making curriculum materials (teaching aids) for assessment.

Course fees 2018

GRADUATE DIPLOMA OF EDUCATION (MONTESSORI)

Montessori Curriculum 3-6 years (Early Childhood 0-8 years)
Montessori Curriculum 6-12 years (Primary 5-12 years)

Enrolment and Module GDTM501  $4900*
Modules GDTM502, GDTM504 & GDTM506  $531 each module
Module GDCM503 $ 1062
Module GDCM505 & GDCM507 $1416 each module
Module GDCM508 & GDRM509 $1593 each module

Total for course modules $13573*

One written and one practical examination fees of $220 per exam payable at time of sitting.*

An instalment plan is available for Enrolment and Module GDTM501 only. Deposit of $2450 and 3 monthly instalments of $875 ($5075). All other modules must be paid in full at time of enrolment.
Fees include workshop attendance and teaching practice.

*All fees are subject to annual increment.

DIPLOMA OF EARLY CHILDHOOD & PRIMARY EDUCATION (MONTESSORI)

The course covers all aspect of Child Development and Education from 0-12 years. Students focus on 0-3 years, 3-6 years or 6-12 years in the Montessori Curriculum.

Enrolment and Introductory module $2,900*
Theory modules (x4)  $328 per module*
Curriculum modules (x4)  $1025 per module*

Total for course modules $8312*

One written and one practical examination fees of $220 per exam payable at time of sitting.*

*An instalment plan is available for Enrolment and Module One only. Deposit of $1450 and 2 instalments of $800 ($3050). All other modules must be paid in full at time of enrolment.
*Curriculum modules include all relevant workshop fees.
*All fees are subject to annual increment.

CERTIFICATE IN MONTESSORI STUDIES 0-5 YEARS

A non-Award course suitable for those working in child care, family day care or playgroup leaders

Enrolment fee: $1600
Workshop fees are paid at time of registration @135 per day (14 days in total)

REFUNDS

Course enrolments are not transferable to another person, and course enrolment fees are not refundable after a period of one month (30 days) from date of enrolment. There are no refunds available thereafter and no refund for any module fees paid. An administrative fee of $500 will be deducted from any refund made within the specified period of time.

ENROLMENTS AND DEFERRALS

Students must be enrolled in at least ONE module per semester to maintain active enrolment in the course.

Modules have end dates each Semester after which, if work is not completed, will be recorded as a fail. Students will need to re-enrol and pay the Module fee again.  Any work completed to a satisfactory standard before this time, may be credited upon re-enrolment. A pass mark of 65% is required for all modules, assessments and examinations.

In some circumstances, enrolled students are able to request in writing an extension or deferral of up to of one (1) year of the course duration.