Indoor High Tech Farming (Basic Level) (14 Dec 2019)
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Date: 14 Dec 2019 (SAT)
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 course and master the skills to growing crops indoor using LED Lights
This basic course is the first of the 3 Level Series of Our Indoor High Tech Farming Course
During this 7 Hours comprehensive course, you will learn the following topics and skills:
Module 1: Foundations of Indoor Farming
- Describe principles of High Tech Indoor Farming
- List advantages of High Tech Indoor farming and using of smart solutions
Module 2: Types of High Tech Indoor Farm Systems
- List common types of indoor farms
- Explain key differences among indoor farms, including technology differences
Module 3: Indoor Light Smart Solutions
- List types of indoor lights and their suitability for indoor farming
- Explain light distribution and effect on crop growth
- Explain light units and daily light integral
- Describe how to measure light for crops
Module 4: Growing Substrates
- Describe different types of growing substrates for indoor farming
- Explain advantages based on types of growing substrates for indoor farming
Module 5: Small / Mid Scale Set Up of Indoor Farming
- Describe different types of set up for indoor farming
- Explain advantages and disadvantages of each type of set up
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.
High Efficiency Propagation of Mizuna using LED Grow Lights (Grown by The Living Centre)
Hands on Practical Learning for Students
Tomato Plants Flowering (Effective Propagation of Tomato Plants - Grown by The Living Centre)
Using Various Substracts for Propagation Indoor (Propogated by The Living Centre)
Understand how both Small Scale Growers and Large Scale Growers can use the right type of Artifical Grow Lights and Layout to Achieve Best Grow Outcomes
Our Founder, Ms Faith Foo holding the abundant Mizuna Crops harvested
from the system built by The Living Centre
This Training is Suitable for:
- Small Scale Home Growers (e.g. home growers) who wish to understand deeper about indoor farming and use of suitable LED lights at home
- Greenhouse growers who wish to explore deeper into indoor farming
- Commercial growers who wish to deepen their knowledge of indoor farming
- Researchers (Farming)
- Other Persons intending to enter the Agricultural industry
- Other Persons interested in indoor farming
- Diploma or A Levels, or Degree, Masters qualifications and Above
After you have completed this Basic Level Course, you have met the prerequisites to progress to our Intermediate and Advanced Level Training which will take place about 1 to 2 months after the basic level course (see progression chart below). The course fees for the Intermediate and Advanced Course will be announced at a later date.
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-0050009
SkillsFuture Funding Validity Period: 07 Jun 2019 to 06 Jun 2020
Mode of Training : Theory and Hands-on Practical Learning
Course Fees : SG$300
Funding and Grant Application
- For Individual Singaporeans aged 25 and above
#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. If you do not have enough SkillsFuture Credits, you can pay the balance via cash on actual day of class.
Please register for the course and select payment mode as "Using My SkillsFuture Credit".
info below accurate w.e.f from 22 July 2019
Category of Individuals
Singapore Citizen aged 25 and above
SkillsFuture Credit Funding#
Total Gross Fee
Total Fee Payable to
- For individuals sent by company / organisations to attend training
Your company can apply for SSG Training Grant for this course of amount SG$14 (Procedure and criteria refer here)
Your company will pay the remaining balance of SG$286 .
Please register for the course and select payment mode as "My Company will be paying for my course fees".
The procedures for your company payment will be emailed to you.
|info below accurate w.e.f from 22 July 2019|
|SSG Training Grant #||SG$14|
|Total Gross Fee||SG$286|
|Total Fee Payable to
"The Living Centre" after SSG training grant
- For others (e.g. Non Singaporeans, Singaporeans aged 24 and below etc)
You can select payment mode as Paypal/Credit Card, Interbank transfer to pay for the full course fees.
How to register for the class?
Click the "Register" Button below
How do I pay for the class?
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||14-Dec-2019 (Sat) 9:30 am|
|Event End Date||14-Dec-2019 (Sat) 5:00 pm|
|Course Fee||SG$300.00 (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-0050009|
|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|