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Montessori Training Centre of BC

A Place of Education for adults on the nature of childhood

The Montessori Training Centre of BC (MTCBC)

The only AMI affiliated training centre in western Canada, the MTCBC was established in 1982 to meet the growing need for AMI Montessori educators.  Our purpose as a non-profit society is to offer Montessori training courses accredited by the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI).


Early Childhood Education

The MTCBC is an approved training institution in British Columbia.  To be qualified to work as a certified early childhood educator (ECE) in B.C., you are required to complete a basic early childhood education training program from an approved training institution. Applications for an ECE certificate are sent to the Early Childhood Educator Registry, Ministry of Children and Family Development on completion of the MTCBC course.


Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education

The MTCBC is a designated institution with the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education.


Designated Learning Institution (DLI)

The MTCBC is a Designated Learning Institution in the International Student Program (ISP) listed with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).