Building a Smart Urban Farm


Course DateRegistration PeriodMode of TrainingStatus
03 September 202210 July 2022 to 20 August 2022Practical TrainingClosed
08 October 202208 Aug 2022 to 16 Sept 2022
Practical TrainingOpened
12 November 202224 Aug 2022 to 10 Oct 2022Practical TrainingOpened
TBCTBCPractical TrainingTBC
TBCTBCPractical TrainingTBC
TBCTBCPractical TrainingTBC

* Registration will be closed once we have reached the maximum class size.

9:00am to 5:00pm

Venue: External Venue

Singapore Indoor Farms Pte Ltd

22 Tuas Avenue 6

Singapore 639309

(free parking at premise)

Course Introduction

Participants would be able to start their own smart hydroponics farm with technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled automation.

Course Objective

The objective of the course is to introduce participants on how smart urban farm can create a sustainable and affordable food source and they will learn how technology can drive farming effortless and increase yields. Basic farming knowledge, techniques and maintenance processes will be discussed. Participants will also learn hydroponics farming and enjoy hands-on session during the course.

Course Outline

By the end of the course, participants will be able to: 

• Identify types of farming solutions in Singapore
• Describe the life cycle of farming process
• Describe the food safety and regulations
• Demonstrate how hydroponic works and explain its benefits
• Acquire germination skills through hands-on
• Explain how to control and maintain a farming system
• Discuss on how technologies can drive smart urban farming
• Explain the basics of indoor vertical farming setup

Suitable for

Agriculture farm manager, farm worker, farm owner, people interested in building their own urban smart farm

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Basic English Literacy and Basic IT skills 

Award / Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

• Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Full Fees (before GST): $330.00
GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $6.93
GST payable for others: $23.10

Applicants/EligibilitySkillsFuture FundingSubsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$297.00$39.93
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$231.00$105.93
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders$231.00$105.93
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2$297.00$39.93
Others (Full fees payable)$0.00$353.10

*As per SSG’s policy, the GST payable is calculated based on 7% of the baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
2 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms and Conditions

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is new run.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.