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Mindfulness Teacher Training Programme (MTT) | 287 Hours

Certification Programme P100

The Mindfulness Teacher Training Programme at the Mindfulness Academy is a comprehensive, globally accredited course designed to train individuals to become skilled secular mindfulness teachers. The 287 hours programme aligns with the standards set by the International Mindfulness Teachers Association (IMTA) and provides both theoretical and practical training in mindfulness-based programs.

Who is this for?

This programme is perfectly suited for professionals and individuals who aspire to teach 8-week mindfulness courses and mindfulness-based programs to diverse populations.

​​Course Overview

The training is available in two formats: a flexible pathway that allows participants to complete the program over a period of up to three years, and an intensive pathway that condenses the entire course into one year. The curriculum is structured into various course modules, each dedicated to a different aspect of mindfulness teaching. To achieve certification, participants must complete all course modules and meet all prerequisites. If you have completed similar courses or equivalent, you will be eligible for exemption from these course modules. 


M101 -

Foundations of Mindfulness

​The course in Foundations of Mindfulness, is an enriching journey designed to deepen your understanding and practice of secular mindfulness. This comprehensive course is structured to provide a holistic view of secular mindf​ulness, covering its origins, development, and applications in modern times. 

Meditation Class

M102 -

Facilitating Mindfulness Practices

This course is designed for those aspiring to guide others in the journey of mindfulness. This course is tailored to equip you with the essential tools and skills necessary to become an effective mindfulness facilitator, whether in educational, therapeutic, or organisational settings.

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M201 -

Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Wellbeing Enhancement (MBWE)

The Course in 'Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Wellbeing Enhancement (MBWE)', is a comprehensive program designed for those interested in deepening their understanding and application of 8-week mindfulness-based programs and interventions in the context of wellbeing enhancement. 


M301 -

Designing & Facilitating Mindfulness Programs

​The Certificate Course in 'Designing & Facilitating Mindfulness Programs', is a comprehensive program meticulously crafted for individuals aspiring to create and lead mindfulness programs in various settings.


M401 -

Practicum & Professional Development

This is the final phase of the Mindfulness Teacher Training certification program, a crucial step towards becoming a Certified Mindfulness Teacher and acquiring the eligibility to apply for the CMT-P credential from the International Mindfulness Teachers Association.

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Enrolment Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

Successfully completed Secondary or High School education

English Language Requirement

GCE ‘O’ level English (grade 1 to 7) or equivalent; OR IELTS score of 5.5; OR Post-Secondary Qualifications, where certified that English is the sole medium of instruction; OR An equivalent of English language qualification

Minimum Age Requirement



  • Attended and completed an instructor led 8 week mindfulness course such as MBWE,  MBSR, or MBCT amongst others

  • ​A minimum of 2 years regular mindfulness meditation practice

  • Attended a 5-day or longer mindfulness meditation retreat with a qualified instructor

Mode of Assessment

  • End of course quiz will be opened to students only at selected dates/time, and only upon successful completion of the quiz can students proceed to the next course.

  • Feedback from Supervisors and Peers on Practical Demonstrations

  • The evaluation process for teacher practicums is multi-faceted, involving direct observation, feedback mechanisms, self-assessment, and formal testing based on the MBTL-TCF.

2024 - Intensive Pathway Timetable

Meditation Group

Course Fee*

Flexible Pathway
(payable course-wise)

Intensive Pathway
(payable phase-wise)

For Singapore Students: S$8800

For International Students: US$6370

For Singapore Students: S$7600

For International Students: US$5600

Depending on your country of residence, you may qualify for a discount ranging from 20% to 35% off the standard fee. Please provide proof of residency to determine your eligibility. Contact us for more details.

*The course fee does not cover textbooks. Students are required to purchase the necessary textbooks prior to the start of the course.

How to Apply

Please make the payment for the non-refundable application fee of S$50 using the form below. After completing the payment, submit the following six pieces of information via email to

Application Fee
Payment receipt

Updated Resume
indicating your Country of Residence

 8 week Mindfulness Live/Onsite Course
Certificate of Completion 

5-day Mindfulness Retreat
Certificate of Completion

100 to 200 word personal statement
about your intentions to join this programme

Your choice of pathway
Intensive or Flexible

Enrolment Application

Please complete the form and make the payment.

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