Grow Microgreens (Edible Immature Greens) and Culinary Herbs

Offered by School of Life Sciences & Chemical Technology

Short Course / 1 Day / TGS-2018508083

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Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Trainer Profile
Course Fees

Course Information

To equip the learner with a broad spectrum of knowledge about growing microgreens & pest-free herbs in Singapore.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Enjoy the fun and easy way to grow microgreens
  • Know the different types of herbs and their growth requirements
  • Acquire the knowledge in regular maintenance and propagation of herbs
  • Learn about common pest & diseases and their management
  • Skills in harvesting & preservation of herbs


Course Date: TBC
Application Period: TBC
Duration: 1 day
Time: 9am to 5pm

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

Growing microgreens
Introduction to types of herbs, growth requirements & maintenance
Pest and disease management
Propagation of herbs
Harvesting and preserving herbs

Trainer's Profile

Rajam Chitra Thiruvetipuram

Dr. Rajam Chitra is a lecturer at the School of Life Sciences and Chemical Technology, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore. She has a Master’s degree in Botany and Ph.D in Applied Botany (plant virology). She has more than 12 years of experience in teaching and research in Horticulture science and plant tissue culture. She has supervised many student groups who studied the growth of vegetable crops in soil and soilless medium, suitability of different soil medium and composting. Dr. Chitra is also a Certified
Practicing Horticulturist (CPH). She has basic training in Horticulture Therapy and is also leading the staff gardening interest group at NP.


No assessments required.

Certification of Participation will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance.

Course Fees

Eligible for funding by National Silver Academy. Funding ends 31 Mar 2023.
Singaporeans aged 50 years and above who wish to apply for the course at the special course fee will need to upload a copy of the NRIC during online application.
Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.
Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Singaporeans aged 50 years & above:$131.10
Full Course Fee$246.10