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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? Wonder how to build a City in Nature?

Join the transformation in landscape management! Learn about Horticulture, Arboriculture, Landscape Implementation and Maintenance, Landscape Management using Technology and Sustainable Landscape Design at our authentic facilities.

Our close collaboration with the National Parks Board (NParks) and the Landscape Industry Association Singapore (LIAS) provides great opportunities for learning beyond the classroom. You will be a part of the Student-Run Parks initiative in partnership with NParks, to redesign a park and to use technology to improve productivity in park maintenance. You will also have opportunities to be selected to participate in Overseas Industry Attachment Programmes to countries like Australia etc.

This course will prepare you to organise, coordinate and oversee the various aspects of landscape implementation and maintenance works.  You will also be trained in various operations related to plant nurseries, parks and conservation areas, arboriculture, landscaping construction and maintenance, and turf areas in accordance with best industry practices and statutory requirements.

What you'll learn

  • Supervise propagation of plants, undertake nursery operations, and maintain nursery plants and facilities
  • Supervise installation and maintenance of skyrise greenery and other forms of green infrastructure
  • Assist in supervising arboriculture operations and maintain tree health and safety
  • Perform scheduling and implement maintenance plans for turf park areas
  • Organise, coordinate and oversee the various aspects of general landscape implementation and maintenance works
  • Interpret, prepare and present landscape design drawings
  • Coordinate and supervise deployment of workforce
  • Oversee maintenance plan for equipment and machinery
  • Supervise undertaking of plant health care programs

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.

Career Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Landscape Management & Design graduates can be employed as Assistant Landscape Supervisors or Landscape Specialists in the landscape industry. Graduates can also work as Assistant Designers or Project Coordinators in the related landscaping sectors. They will also be competent to oversee the implementation and maintenance of skyrise greenery, plant nurseries and urban farms.