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. 

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Participants will be awarded a certificate of completion upon meeting the 75% course attendance requirement.

For courses with formal assessment component, participants will be awarded the certification of completion upon passing the assessment. Otherwise, a certification of attendance will be issued instead upon meeting the 75% course attendance requirement.

Course Date 

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Course Duration

2 days (9am - 5pm)

Course Venue

RP ACE @ Woodlands

Fees for 2022

Full course fee (with GST) Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below OR Singapore PR Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens OR Singapore PR
$674.10 $202.23 $67.41 $76.23

Fees for 2023

Full Course Fees (with GST) Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above Singapore PR SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens SME-sponsored Singapore PR
$680.40 $202.23 $67.41 $204.12 $76.23 $78.12
- Payment may be made using SkillsFuture Credit.
- Fees reflected are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST). In line with the government fee freeze directive from 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2023, the fees in 2023 for Singapore Citizen will remain the same as 2022. RP will absorb the additional 1% GST for Singapore Citizen in 2023 only.

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 27 Sep 2023

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