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. 


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


Course Date

Run 1: 13 -14 February 2020

Run 2: 30 May & 6 June 2020

Run 3: 17 - 18 September 2020

Run 4: 21 - 28 November 2020

Course Duration

2 days (9am - 5pm)

Course Venue

Republic Polytechnic @ Woodlands

Full Course Fee (Others) Workfare Training Scheme (WTS) Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above SME-employed Singapore Citizens & SPR Singapore Citizens aged below 40 OR Singapore PR

Last updated on 05 Dec 2019

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.