“When I grow up, I want to become a teacher” 

In Home Montessori exists to unlock human potential in every Parent, Educator, Caregiver and every Child on earth.

In Home Montessori has the perfectly designed Early Childhood Practitioner course to get you on the way reach your dreams!

Our course is best suited for those who are currently working with children aged 3 months to 6 years of age, or those wanting to join this field. it is suitable for those that may be working in community day-care or aftercares. It is a wonderful course for those working as an Au-pair or looking to become one here in South Africa or oversees.

The course will assist parents and caregivers working in a special needs ECD Centres. Our course is also wonderfully deigned for those that wish to home-school their children and providing support and structure to their home-schooling journey. 

Occupational Certificate

 Early Childhood Development Practitioner


131 credits

 SAQA ID – 97542

QCTO CODE  - 234201000


 12 month
Full Time course starting in Jan 2023
Training Centres for 2023:
JHB- Randburg &
Cape Town
Plettenberg Bay
R35 000 per annum
Annual, monthly, or 3-year payment plans available

Our training course encompasses

3 main elements

            Knowledge based understanding of:

  • History of Early Childhood Development and relevant theories

  • Childhood development

  • The importance of the first 1000 days

  • The critical role of family in the child’s development

  • The importance of play

  • The importance of developing literacy and numeracy skills in the pre-school years

  • Using Montessori equipment as teaching aids in pre-school 

  • Health and nutritional needs of children as well as first aid and how to deal with childhood distress and trauma

  • ECD policies and procedures and how to build good relationships with parents


           Practical skills in:

  • Assessing children’s progress, implementing routines, preparing daily activities, weekly and monthly lesson plans and schedules, evaluating

  • Planning effective learning for individuals

  • Keeping records of children’s development and mastering report writing


      On the job experience

  • 12 weeks teaching practice on location in a Montessori classroom, making sure you develop confidence and expertise in all areas of learning.

Our mission is to empower ECD educators with the knowledge and the skills to make a real difference to South Africa

Give us a call on
083 792 2485
or email us
to enrol today