This course provide participants with foundational knowledge and skills to grow leafy vegetables at home using sunlight and soil-less hydroponics culture. You will learn important practical skills and receive a basic hydroponics kit to kickstart your hydroponics at home
Date: 5 June 2021 (SAT)
Time: 2.00 PM to 4.30 PM
Location: Fully Online via Zoom
Course Fees : SG$118 (Now Early Bird Special SG$10 off, Pay SG$108 only and receive a hydroponics kit worth SG$40!)
This is an online course (2.5 Hours) that will provide and equip you with techniques of growing leafy vegetables using containers in your apartment or flats, or house in Singapore context . Singapore climate conditions are very different from many other countries, and it is important for you to learn what skills you can apply in your own garden.
During our comprehensive course, you will understand the key fundamentals of growing leafy vegetables using hydroponics approach.
Here are the topics that you will learn in the course:
Learn and bring back a Hydroponics Kit to start Growing at Home!
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)
(1) Is the online course just watching videos?
No. It is so much more than that!
The online live course takes place on 5 June 2021 , Saturday from 2 PM to 4.30 PM
The trainer will teach you "live", with interactions, discussions, you get to ask questions too!
(2) Why should I join an online course if there are so many YouTube videos free online?
Most online videos are created by growers in overseas whose climate conditions and seasons are very different from Singapore. What is applicable in their settings may not be applicable here in Singapore. Most of them also focuses on bite-sized 5 to 10 mins video - which often makes you difficult to understand and learn the overall skills of a home grower.
In fact, we have trained so many growers in Singapore and from over 14 countries , because growers are often confused by so many techniques they learnt from various non-research based sources. Our curriculum is science-based agricultural and gardening concepts based on research, not gardening myths.
Secondly, our curriculum are carefully designed by our Founder, Ms Faith Foo - she has purposely designed the course flow in such a way that makes learning in a structured and engaging for you.
(3) Is the trainer good?
Ms Faith Foo has trained people in Singapore and from over 14 countries in applications of commercial farming, community and home gardening. She has also been invited as a key speaker at various key gardening events in Singapore such as Singapore Gardening Festival organised by Hort Park. She also works as a consultant for commercial farms. She is also involved in training local polytechnic lecturers who in turn train next generation of growers to enter the agricultural industry.
(4) Will I receive any training materials?
Yes, you will receive digital copies (pdf) of step-by-step guides and your trainer will teach you how to use these guides. You will also be able to access video of the training after the live streaming ends.
(5) Will the trainer share where we can get good and affordable gardening supplies in Singapore?
Yes! We will train you how to be a smart and informed shopper! So that you do not get confused by the product offerings at commercial shops.
(6) Will the videos be accessible after the day of training?
Yes. The online session is taking place on 5 June 2021 , Saturday from 2 PM to 4.30 PM. It will be recorded and circulated to you after the session ends and you will have access to it for review whenever and wherever you want!
(7) Is the online "live" class course contents same as the face-to-face class?
Yes, you will be taught exactly the same contents (the knowledge and skills). Practical skills will be demonstrated during the "live" session, so that you can observed and practise on your own too after the class.
The only difference is that you do not need to travel down to our training centre. You can learn from the comfort of your computer or any devices as long as you have access to internet.
(8) Should I attend a face-to-face or online class?
Some of you prefer to attend an online class as you may be taking care of someone at home, or you feel more comfortable learning from home.
(10) When is the closing date?
Once all the seats are full , we will close registration
(11) How do I register for the class?
Click on Red Registration button on this page
|Event Date||05-Jun-2021 (Sat) 2:00 pm|
|Event End Date||05-Jun-2021 (Sat) 4:30 pm|
|This event is organised and conducted by||The Living Centre|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Course Fee Payment Mode||You can use online Paypal/Credit or Debit Card or Interbank Transfer|
|Location||Online Live Streaming (Zoom)|
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