1 Day Course on Grow Leafy Vegetables Successfully in Singapore (12 Dec 2019)
Date: 12 Dec 2019 (THURS)
Time: 9.30 AM to 5.00 PM
Venue: The Living Centre , 6A Hindhede Road Singapore 589242
Are you a Singapore Citizen ≥ 25 years old ? All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses, including this course.
Join this hands-on course and master the fundamentals to growing leafy vegetables using organic farming techniques!
Example of Vegetables Grown in Planters at Home
Practical Learning in our Learning Garden too!
Hands on Learning
During our comprehensive course, you will understand the key fundamentals of growing leafy vegetables in soil using organic farming techniques. You will also learn various urban farming techniques (for home in containers or on land) on how to start from seeds, and even managing the healthy growth of leafy vegetables and harvesting the crops that are nutritious!
Here are the topics that you will learn in the course:
- History of Vegetables Farming
- Key Principles to Growing Vegetables in Soil using Organic Farming Techniques
- Suitable Varities to grow in Singapore weather
- Soil Type, Sun Requirements, Water Requirements
- Fertilising Requirements using fertilisers for organic farming
- Pest Management and Harvesting
Average class duration is 7 hours
This Course Includes
|Detailed explanation and tips from trainer|
|Hands-on practical guidance and practice in course|
|Course materials to use during the course.
This Training is Suitable for:
- Small Scale Home Growers (e.g. home growers) who wish to grow vegetables at home
- Greenhouse growers who wish to explore deeper into leafy vegetables
- Researchers (Farming)
- Other Persons intending to enter the Agricultural industry
- Other Persons interested in vegetables growing/farming
Faith is the Founder of The Living Centre, and is professionally trained in Nutritional Farming in Australia as well as High Tech farming from Netherlands (HAS University of Applied Sciences). With expert knowledge in both Soil-Based and Soil-less Agriculture, she also lead the first series of Urban Farming SkillsFuture courses supported by SkillsFuture Singapore. Besides providing professional training in hydroponics Singapore to the public, local university and lecturers from polytechnics, she also provides consultancy to commercial hydroponic farms. Her belief in wholistic living is based on 2 fundamental aspects of Human Health: Nutritional Health from growing and consuming great quality agricultural crops, and Emotional Health through emotional wellness and balance.
She has been invited as a key speaker at key gardening and edible farming events, including "Community Garden Festival", "Gardeners'Day Out" organised by Nparks Singapore. Faith believes in changing lives through imparting skills and knowledge to local growers in farms and gardening community. She is also an certified advanced practitioner in EFT (EFTi) and Matrix Reimprinting (EFTMR)
The training held at The Living Centre (6A Hindhede Road, S589242)
The location is within 5 mins walk from the nearest Public Transport Bus Stop or 7 mins walk from Beauty World MRT.
(Directions and map details will be sent to you via email about 1 week before the event)
Course Code: CRS-N-0040482
SkillsFuture Funding Validity Period: 29 Jan 2019 - 28 Jan 2020
Mode of Training : Theory and Hands-on Practical Learning
Course Fees : SG$198
#All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. You can use SkillsFuture credit to pay for up to the full course fee if you have enough credit in your SkillsFuture credit account.
For individuals sent by company to attend the training, there is also a training grant available (click on the funding tab above to view more details).
How to register for the class?
Click the "Register" Button below
How do I pay for the class?
You can pay via either SkillsFuture Credit, Paypal/Credit Card or Interbank Transfer.
For Singaporeans aged 25 and above who wish to use SkillsFuture Credit, select payment mode as SkillsFuture Credit and we will email you the instructions and supportining documents that you will need to submit your funding application online. If you do not have enough SkillsFuture Credits, you can pay the balance via cash on actual day of class.
|Event Date||12-Dec-2019 (Thu) 9:30 am|
|Event End Date||12-Dec-2019 (Thu) 5:00 pm|
|Course Fee||SG$198.00 (Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use SkillsFuture credit to fund training fees)|
|This event is organised and conducted by||The Living Centre|
|SkillsFuture Course Code (if applicable)||CRS-N-0040482|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Course Fee Payment Mode||You can use SkillsFuture Credit or Paypal/Credit Card. If you want to use SkillsFuture credit, please click register button on this page and select payment mode as "Using My SkillsFuture Credit". An email with instructions will be send to you on how to apply for SkillsFuture to pay for course fees.|
|Location||The Living Centre|