Understanding Nature and Wildlife in Singapore

Love the nature and the outdoors? 

Focusing on the ecological and biological concepts, this course will introduce participants to the “nature places” of Singapore, including nature reserves and parks. Participants will understand the interconnectivity between habitats, and gain basic knowledge of local flora and fauna, as well as their conservation status.

During this course, participants will use our nature reserves as an outdoor classroom.  

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify common flora and fauna in Singapore and understand their ecology.
  • Understand the interconnectivity of biological communities, human impact and conservation efforts in Singapore.

Who should attend?

Outdoor educators and trainers, PE teachers, science, geography and biology teachers (primary and secondary), pre-school teachers and people bringing youth and children into the outdoors.

Certification

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

 

Course Dates

18 to 19 July 2020
7 to 8 November 2020

Course Duration

2 days

Course Venue

Republic Polytechnic (@ LifeLong Learning Institute)

Full Course Fee
(Others)

Workfare Training Support

(WTS) Scheme

Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above

SME-sponsored

Singapore Citizens OR Singapore PR

Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below OR Singapore PR

$555.70

$36.21

$54.57

$61.71

$163.71

*Note:

•Payment may be made using SkillsFuture Credit.

•All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.

•WTS: Workfare Training Support scheme for SCs 35 years and above with average gross income not exceeding $2,000.

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 the time of publishing.

Last updated on 21 Feb 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.