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Overview

Course Duration

2 years 6 months

Type of course

Work-Study

Campus where course is offered

ITE College East

Course Certification

Work-Study Diploma

This diploma course adopts a work-study approach to prepare you for a professional career in the Landscape sector.

You will be equipped with skills and knowledge to manage arboriculture and horticulture projects, perform greenery management, apply mechanisation and automation technology, develop landscape operation and maintenance programmes, as well as implement safe work practices at the worksite.

For general queries on the course, please e-mail Samuel_Gan@ite.edu.sg or call 6590 2438.

Entry Requirements

  1. This course is open to fresh graduates from the following Nitec and Higher Nitec courses:
    • Nitec in:
      • Built Environment (Mechanical & Electrical Services)
      • Built Environment (Vertical Transportation)
      • Electronics, Computer Networking & Communications
      • Electrical Technology (Lighting & Sound)
      • Electrical Technology (Power & Control)
      • Facility Technology (Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration)
      • Facility Technology (Landscaping Services)
      • Facility Technology (Mechanical & Electrical Services)
      • Facility Technology (Vertical Transportation)
      • Floristry
      • Mechanical Technology
      • Mechatronics & Robotics
      • Urban Greenery & Landscape
    • Higher Nitec in:
      • Civil & Structural Engineering Design
      • Electrical Engineering
      • Electronics Engineering
      • Engineering with Business
      • Facility Management
      • Facility Systems Design
      • Landscape Management & Design
      • Mechanical Engineering
      • Mechatronics Engineering
      • Robotics & Smart Systems

  2. A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for Nitec graduate, while no GPA is required for Higher Nitec graduate.
  3. Male graduates must have completed or be exempted from full-time National Service.
Applicants with any Nitec / Higher Nitec qualifications, relevant work experience and support from their employers that are participants of the WSDip programme can also apply. Non-ITE graduates with relevant experience and strong employer endorsement will also be considered. Non-ITE graduates without GCE ‘O’ Level qualification should preferably have Workplace Literacy & Numeracy (WPLN) Level 5.

Progression Opportunities

Graduates may be considered for admission to related full-time degree programmes in local universities, subject to meeting the admission requirements of the respective programmes.

Career Opportunities

On completion of this diploma programme, you can take up jobs as Arborists or Horticulturists.