1 DAY COURSE ON SOIL AND COMPOSTING IN URBAN FARMING (11 April 2020)
Date: 11 April 2020 (Saturday)
Time: 9.30 AM to 4.00 PM
Location: Online (via Zoom)
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 course and master the fundamentals to understanding soil and composting in urban farming!
During our comprehensive course, you will understand the key fundamentals of what consists of good quality soil for your crops and how to make compost.
Here are the topics that you will learn in the course:
- Key Principles to Soil Health in Urban Farming
- Different Soil Types
- Crops Suitable for Different Soil
- How to improve soil quality
- Composting techniques for small scale, medium scale and large scale urban farming
Average class duration is 7 hours (6 hours in class, and 1 hr online elearning). Your elearning account userid and password will be given to you when you come for the course.
This Course Includes
|Detailed explanation and tips from trainer|
|Hands-on practical guidance and practice in course (air-conditioned training room, with both indoor and outdoor practical learning)|
|Course materials to use during the course|
Confused by so many soil types sold in nurseries and gardening centres?
We will teach you how to identify different types of soil and understand which is use under which scenarios. You will learn to do key soil testing and analysis.
Understanding Different Soil Types
Conducting a soil analysis
Learn to cultivate a Lively soil by creating a habitat for microorganism and earthworms to multiply
Recognise how to improve your soil and what crops to use for which type of soil
Learn different methods of composting
(suitable for larger scale in Farms, as well as smaller scales in community gardens and at home )
Learn to improve your soil health by having the root planting strategy to develop Root Nodules
Understanding Compost Materials
Developing a Good Soil Health will produce great crops!
The training held online.
Course Code: CRS-N-0042536
SkillsFuture Funding Validity Period: 04 Jun 2019 to 03 Jun 2020
Mode of Training : Theory and Hands-on Practical Learning
Course Fees : SG$199
#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.
How to register for the course?
Click the "Register" Button below
How do I pay for the course?
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||11-Apr-2020 (Sat) 9:30 am|
|Event End Date||11-Apr-2020 (Sat) 4:00 pm|
|Course Fee||SG$199.00 (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-0042536|
|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||Online Live Streaming (Zoom)|