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Overview

Course Duration

2 years

Type of course

Full-time

Campus where course is offered

ITE College East

Course Certification

Nitec

Do you love being surrounded by nature and curious about what goes into building a Biophilic City in a Garden?

Learn about Horticulture, Arboriculture, Landscape Implementation and Maintenance as well as Integrated Pest Management through holistic training and extensive field practices.

What you'll learn

  • Maintain landscaped areas   
  • Maintain plant health
  • Maintain drainage and irrigation systems
  • Coordinate work activities for landscape projects
  • Operate landscape equipment  
  • Manage nursery inventory and procurement

Entry Requirements

Completed GCE 'N' or GCE 'O' Level

Note: Applicants for this course must ensure that they are free from colour appreciation deficiency.

Progression Opportunities

Nitec in Urban Greenery & Landscape graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5 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.

Nitec in Urban Greenery & Landscape graduates with a GPA of 3.0 and above together with 2 years of relevant work experience may apply for progression to a related Technical Engineer Diploma course at ITE.

Nitec in Urban Greenery & Landscape graduates with a GPA of 2.3 and above may also apply for progression to related Higher Nitec courses offered by ITE. For more information on progression, please click here.

Career Opportunities

Nitec in Urban Greenery & Landscape graduates could be employed as Assistant Landscape Supervisor in the landscape construction and maintenance companies. Some of the job titles held by graduates may include Assistant Landscape Coordinator, Assistant Landscape Supervisor, Assistant Nursery Supervisor, Senior Landscape Technician, Parks Officer and Floral Design Assistant. They would also be competent to implement and maintain skyrise greeneries, nurseries and urban farms.

There are excellent opportunities for career advancement to supervisory positions and beyond. Students can upgrade their technical skills and knowledge by taking up higher-level courses.