Steiner Education Primary Teaching – Certificate PTC 2022

Enrolments for 2022 now open.

Course Fee:

Annual Fee – $3400

Seminars – $800 ea

Webinars  – $450 term


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Course Participants

This is the second year and Certificate course for those who wish to become a Rudolf Steiner Primary Teacher (PTC). Completion of the first year Foundation course is a requirement for enrolment in this course. The Certificate course provides a recognised qualification for teaching in a Rudolf Steiner or Waldorf school.

An Australian tertiary qualification is required for teaching at any level in education in Australia.

Why study at Sydney Rudolf Steiner College?

Sydney Rudolf Steiner College has been preparing Teachers for careers in Steiner education for over 30 years.

Our courses are well established and guided by a staff of highly experienced and respected tutors. We offer flexibility in our delivery, the opportunity to engage with the content and receive a thorough grounding in the foundations of Rudolf Steiner education.

In addition, our programs support the transition from mainstream into Steiner education and we offer Professional Development within Steiner Education through NESA. Our courses are recognised both in Australia (SEA and SECA) and internationally (IASWECE).


This second year course provides a deepening of Anthroposophy and its practical application in the classroom throughout the curriculum. It explores essential areas of theoretical and artistic practice and supports a deepening of the Inner Development of the teacher.

Some of the main content includes Anthroposophical Inner Development; Steiner Curriculum study; the Evolution of Consciousness, Goethean Science, craft in Steiner Education and the art of blackboard drawings.

Regular course assignments, further reading and individual research deepens the students’ engagement and understanding and is a compulsory component of the course.

Course delivery: Online and In-Person

Online weekly lectures during 4 x 6 week terms per year

Two 4-day compulsory seminars held in Sydney in Autumn and Spring (online adjustment during covid time).

Career Path and Employment

There are excellent employment prospects for Steiner trained teachers who have completed our Primary Teaching Foundation and Certificate Courses.

There is an ever increasing demand for qualified Steiner/ Waldorf teachers as Steiner Education continues to expand in Australia and throughout the world.

At present there are over 40 Steiner Schools (including State schools with Steiner Streams) in Australia requiring on average 2 or more new Steiner Teachers each year.

There are currently over 1,100 Steiner schools worldwide in 64 different countries, and nearly 2,000 Early Years settings in more than 70 countries

All our courses are endorsed be Steiner Education Australia (SEA).


Course Code: PTC

Course Coordinator:
Jing Li
Mobile: +61 413 055 684


Sydney Rudolf Steiner College – 307 Sussex Street Sydney 2000

Glenaeon Rudolf Steiner School – 121 Edinburgh Road, Castlecrag 2068

Please register your interest for 2022 with Robyn Davis Course Coordinator +61 467953881

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2022 Course Dates

Term 1

Zooms:  Feb 16 – March 23

Autumn Seminar: Sunday April 10 – Thursday April 14

Term 2

Zooms:  May 18 – June 22

Term 3

Zooms:  July 20 – Aug 24

Spring Seminar: Sunday Sept 25 – Thursday September 29

Term 4

Zooms: October 26 – November 30