IRMTNZ Teacher Training

Whaiowhia te mātauranga – fill the basket of knowledge

IRMTNZ training courses are designed to help studio music teachers build and maintain a successful career. All our courses are provided by distance learning and have flexible start dates and time frames – you can study in your own time and place. They are tailored to your needs and relevant to your chosen instrument.

Our Training Courses

IRMTNZ Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced Courses – complementary training courses covering all levels of student learning. Open to members and non-members.

IRMTNZ Upskill Course – a short refresher course for members only.

IRMTNZ Teacher Education Refresh (TER) Course – TCANZ-approved course for schoolteachers who need to renew their provisional practicing certificate. Open to members and non-members.

“…after the Course I think we all felt inspired, re-enthused and ready to put into practice the skills we had been given.” (Upskill Course testimonial)

“…teacher training makes everyone a better teacher.” (IRMTNZ Survey)

IRMTNZ Library 

The IRMTNZ Library has a varied collection of books, DVDs and CDs available for members and Teacher Training Course participants to borrow. Categories include general pedagogy, piano pedagogy, and philosophy amongst others, with CDs and DVDs featuring performances by well-known artists, and scenic musical tours of Europe.


Our Sponsors

We gratefully acknowledge the support of our sponsors for providing items for our course participant, welcome and gift packs.