Agriculture 101

This is a short introductory course to urban agricultural technology. Participants will learn about the fundamentals of growing plants using hydroponics systems in a controlled environment. 

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Perform seedling, transplanting seedling and other techniques to ensure optimal plant growth condition
  • Understand the various hydroponics systems and the requirements to prepare nutrient for soilless planting
  • Apply artificial lighting, controlled environments and nutrient management for indoor farming

Who should attend?

Hobbyists and adult learners interested to pursue careers in agriculture. 

Certification

Participants will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance by Republic Polytechnic upon meeting 80% of attendance requirement. 

    

Course Date 

Run 3: 17 - 18 September 2020
Run 4: 10 - 17 October 2020
Run 5: 21 - 28 November 2020

Course Duration

2 days (9am - 5pm)

Course Venue

RP ACE @ Woodlands

    
Full Course Fee (Others) Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above SME-employed Singapore Citizens & SPR Singapore Citizens aged below 40 OR Singapore PR
$674.10
$67.41
$76.23
$202.23

 *Note:
• Payment may be made using SkillsFuture Credit.
• All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.

• From 1 July 2020, Workfare Training Scheme (WTS) and fee subsidy under WTS will cease. WTS will be replaced by Workfare Skills Support Scheme (WSS). For more information on WSS, please refer to https://www.wsg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/workfare-skills-support-scheme-individuals.html.
 
Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fee and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to sufficient number of participants.
 
All information is accurate at time of publishing.

Last updated on 07 Sep 2020

Need more help?

If you are still unsure about which course to pursue, please contact our Academy for Continuing Education.  

Fees quoted are inclusive of GST. Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fees and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to a sufficient number of participants. All information is accurate at time of publishing.