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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College East

Course Certification

Higher Nitec

Love nature and the great outdoors, wondered how greenery can be introduced to create a sustainable and liveable space? Curious about what goes into building a Biophilic City in a Garden?

Learn about Horticulture, Arboriculture, Landscape Implementation and Maintenance, Landscape Management and Sustainable Landscape Design at our authentic facilities and through extensive involvement in field projects.

What you'll learn

  • Prepare landscape drawings
  • Plan work schedule and resources
  • Oversee landscaping maintenance works
  • Supervise workers in carrying out maintenance works
  • Carry out plant health care programs
  • Coordinate skyrise greenery maintenance works

Entry Requirements

GCE 'O' level grades in English Language, Mathematics and 1 approved subject:

  • Grade 1-8 in English Language
  • Grade 1-7 in Mathematics (Elementary/Additional)
  • Grade 1-8 in an approved subject: [Biology / Biotechnology / Chemistry / Combined Science / Computing / Computer Studies / Design & Technology / Electronics / Fundamentals of Electronics / Human & Social Biology / Integrated Science / Physics / Engineering Science / Science (Chemistry, Biology) / Science (Physics, Biology) / Science (Physics, Chemistry) / Physical Science / Science (Physics, Biology, Chemistry)]


Nitec GPA:
For more details on minimum entry requirements for Nitec graduates, please click here.


  • Applicants for this course must ensure that they are free from colour appreciation deficiency.
  • Students will be required to purchase a Laptop for the course. This is in addition to the course fees. Financial assistance is available to eligible students under ITE Opportunity Fund subject to terms and conditions. For more details on the minimum laptop specifications, please click here.

Progression Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Landscape Management & Design graduates may apply for progression to the following Work-Study Diploma courses at ITE:

Higher Nitec in Landscape Management & Design graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and above may apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics. For more details on diploma courses for progression, please refer to the Joint Polytechnic Admissions website.

Higher Nitec in Landscape Management & Design graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and above together with 2 years of relevant work experience may also apply for progression to a related Technical Engineer Diploma course at ITE. For more details, please click here.

Career Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Landscape Management & Design graduates could be employed as Landscape Supervisor in the landscaping construction and maintenance companies. Graduates could also work as Assistant Horticulturists, Assistant Arborists and Landscape Coordinators in the related landscaping sectors. In addition, they could be employed by building maintenance companies to oversee the installation and maintenance of skyrise greenery, arboriculture operations and nursery operations.