Building a Smart Urban Farm

Course Date:
Intake 7: 13 March 2021

Intake 8: 27 March 2021

Registration Period:
Intake 7: 1 Feb to 1 Mar 2021 

Intake 8: 1 Feb to 14 Mar 2021

*Registration will close once class is full.

7 hours

9am to 5pm

Mode of Training:

External Venue at Singapore Indoor Farms Pte Ltd
Address: 22 Tuas Ave 6, Singapore 639309

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

Course Fees payable:

Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore PRsSingapore CitizensOthers 
Non-SME sponsored1Sponsored by SME2Aged 40 and above
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.
1 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information, click here Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.
2 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.

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.

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) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

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

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