• Key principles of soil in urban farming (applications in soil-based farming in Singapore)
  • Soil composition and testing methods -Soil biology Plant Nutrients uptake
  • Soil PH and testing methods
  • Importance of organic matter in soil
  • Methods of soil amendments
  • Theoretical foundations of composting
  • Benefits of using Compost in Urban Farming
  • Composting Techniques (Open systems or piles, Holding Units, etc)
  • Tools and materials required for composting Process (monitoring optimal parameters)
  • Phases Hygiene and Safety Applications
  • Applications of composting products in Urban Farming (Vermicomposting, Compost Tea)

You will also received learning resources including  Soil, premium compost and learning guides on how to do composting in Singapore

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 


 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 )

Understanding Compost Materials


Course Fees 

Type Category of Individuals
Singapore Citizen aged 25 and above Others
Course Fees SG$199 SG$199
SkillsFuture Credit Funding# SG$199 -
Total Gross Fee $0 SG$199
GST Payable - -
Total Fee Payable to 
"The Living Centre"
SG$0 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. 

 Payment Mode:

  • SkillsFuture Credit  (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.)
    You can pay up to full course fees using the SkillsFuture credit if you have enough credits in your account.
  • OR Paypal (credit card or debit card)

This face-to-face training is 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.

You are also provided with an eLearning account after this training, so that you can access other elearning resources online.

(Directions and map details will be sent to you via email about 1 week before the event) 


Event Information

Event Date 31-Mar-2018 (Sat) 9:30 am
Event End Date 31-Mar-2018 (Sat) 4:00 pm
Course Fee SG$199.00
Total Fee Payable After Use of SkillsFuture Credit SG$0.00
This event is organised and conducted by The Living Centre
Event Query Please email contact@thelivingcentre.sg
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. You can use SkillsFuture to pay up to FULL course fees
The Living Centre
6A Hindhede Rd, Singapore 589242
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