Agriculture Technology

Currently, there is a call for local farms to ramp up their production. For farms to add production capacity and ramp up production speed, there is immediate demand to upskill job-seekers or mid-career switchers with essential farming knowledge to join the agri-food industry.

This 100-hour eLearning course introduces participants to the principles and concepts behind production of plant-based materials for food. The participants will also learn about the advances in agriculture technology to increase local produce.

The course utilises e-Learning to provide on-demand and flexible learning at the convenience of the learners’ pace, schedule and location.




At the end of this course, participants will  be able to:

  • identify the type of farm system and ecosystem best suited for their produce
  • manage plant growth, diseases and pests with the use of pesticides safely and responsibly
  • understand selective breeding for higher-yielding varieties to enhance business output
  • understand applications of soil-based and soilless-based urban farming


  • 确定合适的农场系统和生态系统类型
  • 负责任地使用除害剂以便管理植物生长、病虫害
  • 了解高产品种的选择性育种,以提高业务产量
  • 了解土壤和无土的城市农业的应用
  • 有关更多信息,请参阅我们的农业技术常见问题。

Who should attend?  

  • Farm Operators
  • Farm Technicians
  • Farm Managers
  • Service or system providers for farms
  • Anyone keen to up new farms or business related to agriculture

To kickstart your learning, try our free online course(s) related to this course:


  • 农场经营者 
  • 农场技术员 
  • 农场经理 
  • 农场服务或系统供应商 

任何热衷于建立新农场或与农业相关的业务的人 要开始您的学习,请尝试我们与本课程相关的免费在线课程: 

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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.


成功达到75%课程出席率的学生, 将获得共和理工学院颁发的得结业证书。

对于课程含有评估部分, 成功通过评估的学生并获得结业证书。否则,在达到75%的课程出席率后,学生将获得出席证书。

Course Date

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Course Duration

It is a 100-hour self-paced eLearning course. Participants will learn from eLearning lessons that are authored and packaged with visuals, audio and videos in an interactive manner. Participants need to complete the course and quizzes within 3 months.


这是一个100小时的自学课程。 参加者将学习电子教学课程,这些课程是用视觉、音频和视频以互动的方式编写和打包的。 参加者须于三个月内完成课程及测验。

Course Venue

This course is conducted online. 


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
$112.35 $33.71 $11.24 $12.71

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
$113.40 $33.71 $11.24 $34.02 $12.71 $13.02
- 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.

课程费用已包括消费税。共和理工学院将会在2023年1月1日至12月31日期间,根据政府所发的冻结收费指示,为新加坡公民承担额外1%的消费税. 因此,新加坡公民在2023年的付费将与2022年的付费一样。

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 24 Mar 2023

Need more help?

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