Urban Landscape Management for Facilities Managers

Offered by School of Life Sciences & Chemical Technology

Short Course / 2 days / TGS-2023025564

Note: Please note that all applications for short courses from Sep 2023 will be done via STEP. Use your Singpass to activate your STEP account. Click on the apply button to proceed to STEP. To receive an alert about the future runs for this course, please click on the INDICATE INTEREST button. Thank you.
Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

Upgrade Your Skills in Urban Landscape Management

Landscape management is an integral part of property and facility management. Well-maintained landscape enhances the attractiveness and therefore value of the properties. It contributes to a positive brand image. Property and facility managers require knowledge to plan, manage and complete landscape maintenance projects on time and on budget. This course is designed to develop a broad understanding of urban landscape management practices.
This course is suitable for:

  • Facility Managers
  • Estate Maintenance Officers
  • Construction Supervisors
  • Landscape Product Suppliers
  • Landscape Designers
  • Interior Designers

12 CEU will be awarded to Certified Horticulturists, and 5 CEU for Certified Arborists upon the completion of this course.

Learning Outcomes

This course will equip participants with a broad understanding of urban landscape management practices, principles, tools and applications, including:

  • Knowledge of basic botanical characteristics
  • Environmental requirements for good plant growth
  • Concepts and principles of landscape and garden designs
  • Landscape installation procedures, maintenance schedules and specifications
  • Irrigation system design, operation and solutions
  • Monitoring of work to support the facilities management industry


Course Date: 19 Jun 2024 – 20 Jun 2024
Application Period: 20 Apr 2024 – 26 May 2024
Duration: 2 days
Time: 9am to 6pm
Delivery Mode: Classroom
Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Future runs

Please register your interest now (https://goo.gl/forms/MUpb6vVvTpz2xdzm1)

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

Lesson Plan

  • Landscaping Contract Management
  • Plant Health, Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Operation and Uses of Landscape Irrigation Systems
  • Basic Landscape Design Principles
  • Soil Information and Nutrient Requirement
  • Field Trip/Case Study Discussion


A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass all required assessment(s). A Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who meet the 75% attendance requirement but did not pass all required assessment(s). Upon the completion of the program, course participants will be awarded 12 CEU points for the Certified Practising Horticulturist certification and 5 CEU points for the Certified Arborist certification.

Entry Requirements

Post-Secondary/ ITE/ Diploma/ Degree level Property Executives and Property Managers who oversee a diverse portfolio of commercial/industrial/logistic buildings in Singapore.

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 1 Jul 2023 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
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. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Enhanced training support for SMEs
For enhanced training support for SMEs, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) holders, please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:
Self-sponsored learner (**LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.
Co-sponsored learner (##LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

GST Increment in 2024
Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 9% with effect from 1 Jan 2024. As such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2024. Please refer to our STEP portal for the updated fees. (Click on STEP)


  • The fees below are determined based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review and revision.
  • Please refer to our FAQs for more information.

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

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full Course fee$708.50
SkillsFuture Baseline Funding for Singapore Citizen Aged Below 40$212.55
SkillsFuture Baseline Funding for SPR/LTVP+$212.55
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy for Singapore Citizen aged 40 and above$82.55
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs for Singapore Citizen$82.55
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs - SPR & LTVP+$82.55