WSQ Advanced Certificate in Landscape Supervision (Landscape Design & Construction)

 
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The Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) System is a nationally recognized skills training and certification system for the Landscape Industry. The WSQ is developed based on adult learning principles and adopts a training and certification approach of job competencies. This will enable training and certification relevant for the job.

 
 

The WSQ Advanced Certificate in Landscape Supervision (Landscape Design and Construction) is specially designed for Landscape Supervisors in the field of Landscape design and construction sector, existing practitioners and those who aspire for mid-career switches into the landscape design and construction sector of the Landscape industry. It provides opportunities to perform work more related to garden design through residential-scale studies and involving detailed horticultural expertise. To achieve a Full WSQ Qualification of Certificate in Landscape Operations, the trainee will have to be certified competent in 5 Core WSQ units, 5 Sector Core WSQ units and Any 2 Elective WSQ units.

The WSQ Advanced Certificate in Landscape Supervision (Landscape Design & Construction) comprises:


5 WSQ Core Units

LS-HS-301C-1 Classify plants

Who Should Attend

  • Senior Landscape Technician
  • Landscape Supervisor
Competencies Trained and Assessed
  • Apply plant morphology to aid in the identification of plant species
  • Apply basic taxonomic principles to assist in plant identification
Training Duration
  • 24 hours
  • 8am to 5pm Daily (Mon-Fri)

Course Fee

Singapore Citizens & PRs $100.00(after 90% funding)
Foreigners $999.87
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Trainers/Assessors
  • Industry Practitioners
  • Supervisors/Managers from National Parks Board, Singapore

LS-HS-302C-1 Implement soil/water/plant health management programme

Who Should Attend

  • Senior Landscape Technician
  • Landscape Supervisor
Competencies Trained and Assessed
  • Clarify the capacity of soils to provide water to plants
  • Establish the nutrient status of selected plants, soils and growing media
  • Implement cultural practices relevant to the use, application and storage of soil ameliorants and fertilizers
  • Maintain organic matter content and soil health
  • Modify existing soil and plant growing media using materials and techniques from a specified range

Training Duration
  • 32 hours
  • 8am to 5pm Daily (Mon-Fri)
Course Fee 

Singapore Citizens & PRs $100.00(after 90% funding)
Foreigners $999.87
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Trainers/Assessors
  • Industry Practitioners
  • Supervisors/Managers from National Parks Board, Singapore

 

LS-HS-303C-1 Identify symptoms and infestations of pest and diseases in horticultural situations

Who Should Attend

  • Senior Landscape Technician
  • Landscape Supervisor
Competencies Trained and Assessed
  • Recognize specific pest populations
  • Recognize specific disease symptoms
  • Confirm pest infestations and disease infections in specific areas
Training Duration
  • 24 hours
  • 8am to 5pm Daily (Mon-Fri)
Course Fee 

Singapore Citizens & PRs $100.00(after 90% funding)
Foreigners $999.87
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Trainers/Assessors
  • Industry Practitioners
  • Supervisors/Managers from National Parks Board, Singapore

 

LS-HM-301C-1 Implement environmental management practices in the workplace

Who Should Attend

  • Senior Landscape Technician
  • Landscape Supervisor

Competencies Trained and Assessed
  • Examine the interactions of ecosystems and urban and natural environments
  • Assess the possible environmental impacts of common horticultural practices on the site
  • Develop strategies that reduce the adverse practices causing environmental impacts related to the sectors of the landscape industry

Training Duration
  • 24 hours
  • 8am to 5pm Daily (Mon-Fri)
Course Fee 
Singapore Citizens & PRs $100.00(after 90% funding)
Foreigners $999.87
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Trainers/Assessors
  • Industry Practitioners
  • Supervisors/Managers from National Parks Board, Singapore

 

ES-JS-301G-1 Maintain Workplace safety and health policies and procedures

Who Should Attend

  • Senior Landscape Technician
  • Landscape Supervisor

Competencies Trained and Assessed

  • Identify the responsibilities under Workplace Safety & Health Act
  • Interpret and educate workers on workplace safety and health policies, procedures and programmes
  • Implement and monitor participation and consultation for the policies, procedures and programmes 
  • Implement and monitor participation and consultation for the management of workplace Safety & Health
  • Implement organization’s risk management procedures
  • Monitor organization’s risk management procedures


Training Duration

  • 24 hours
  • 8am to 5pm Daily (Mon-Fri)

Course Fee

Singapore Citizens & PRs $100.00(after 90% funding)
Foreigners $999.87
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Trainers/Assessors

  • Industry Practitioners
  • Supervisors/Managers from National Parks Board, Singapore


5 WSQ Sector Core Units

LS-BE-305S-1 Source and select softscape and hardscape materials

Who Should Attend

  • Senior Landscape Technician
  • Landscape Supervisor

Competencies Trained and Assessed

  • Select plants for specific situations
  • Select softscapes and materials for specific situations
  • Select hardcape and materials for specific situations
  • Coordinate the supply softscape and hardscape material

Training Duration

  • 24 hours
  • 8am to 5pm Daily (Mon-Fri)

Course Fee

Singapore Citizens & PRs $150 (after 90% funding)
Foreigners $1500.03
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Trainers/Assessors

  • Industry Practitioners
  • Supervisors/Managers from National Parks Board, Singapore

LS-BE-303E-1 Supervise landscape project works

Who Should Attend

  • Senior Landscape Technician
  • Landscape Supervisor

Competencies Trained and Assessed

  • Prepare a work plan for a landscape works project
  • Organise and manage resources for landscape project
  • Implement landscape project works
  • Submit works for handover and ongoing maintenance

Training Duration

  • 24 hours
  • 8am to 5pm Daily (Mon-Fri)

Course Fee

Singapore Citizens & PRs $100 ( after 90% funding)
Foreigners $999.87
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Trainers/Assessors

  • Industry Practitioners
  • Supervisors/Managers from National Parks Board, Singapore

LS-BE-303S-1 Assess Site in Preparation for Design and Development

Who Should Attend

  • Senior Landscape Technician
  • Landscape Supervisor

Competencies Trained and Assessed

  • Assess project site
  • Produce site analysis report and basic working drawings

Training Duration

  • 24 hours
  • 8am to 5pm Daily (Mon-Fri)

Course Fee

Singapore Citizens & PRs $100 ( after 90% funding)
Foreigners $999.87
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Trainers/Assessors

  • Industry Practitioners
  • Supervisors/Managers from National Parks Board, Singapore

Module Classification
Sector Core Unit under WSQ Advanced Certificate in Landscape Supervision (Landscape Design & Construction)

LS-BE-301S-1 Control risk and safety hazards of sector specific practices

Who Should Attend

  • Senior Landscape Technician
  • Landscape Supervisor

Competencies Trained and Assessed

  • Develop a simple register of hazardous tasks or conditions for specific landscape workplace environments
  • Control risk of hazards for specific industry workplace environments

Training Duration

  • 20 hours
  • 8am to 5pm Daily (Mon-Fri)

Course Fee

Singapore Citizens & PRs $100.00(after 90% funding)
Foreigners $999.87
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Trainers/Assessors

  • Industry Practitioners
  • Supervisors/Managers from National Parks Board, Singapore

LS-BE-302S-1 Apply Techniques and Craftsmanship to Landscape Design Skills

Who Should Attend

  • Senior Landscape Technician
  • Landscape Supervisor

Competencies Trained and Assessed

  • Interpret the elements and principles of design as applied in landscape design forms
  • Demonstrate a range of drawing techniques and craftsmanship to represent personal interpretative landscape design
  • Develop a simple landscape design concept

Training Duration

  • 42 hours
  • 8am to 5pm Daily (Mon-Fri)

Course Fee

Singapore Citizens & PRs $100 ( after 90% funding)
Foreigners $999.87
Click here for the full list of course fees and available subsidies

Trainers/Assessors

  • Industry Practitioners
  • Supervisors/Managers from National Parks Board, Singapore

Module Classification

Sector Core Unit under WSQ Advanced Certificate in Landscape Supervision (Landscape Design & Construction)

3 WSQ Elective Units

LS-HM-303E-1 Design horticultural softscapes

Who Should Attend

  • Senior Landscape Technician
  • Landscape Supervisor

Competencies Trained and Assessed

  • Analyse site and design horticultural softscapes
  • Select plants for the softscapes to meet design scheme and plan specifications

Training Duration

  • 24 hours
  • 8am to 5pm Daily (Mon-Fri)

Course Fee

Singapore Citizens & PRs $150 ( after 90% funding)
Foreigners $1500.03
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Trainers/Assessors

  • Industry Practitioners
  • Supervisors/Managers from National Parks Board, Singapore

LS-BE-304E-1 Perform basic CAD and 2D drawings

Who Should Attend

  • Senior Landscape Technician
  • Landscape Supervisor

Competencies Trained and Assessed

  • Determine drawing requirements
  • Select and set-up CAD package
  • Generate project drawing plans
  • Print, check and save drawing files

Training Duration

  • 24 hours
  • 8am to 5pm Daily (Mon-Fri)

Course Fee

Singapore Citizens & PRs $150 ( after 90% funding)
Foreigners $1500.03
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Trainers/Assessors

  • Industry Practitioners
  • Supervisors/Managers from National Parks Board, Singapore

LS-BE-307S-1 Install irrigation systems

Who Should Attend 
• Senior Landscape Technician
• Landscape Supervisor

Competencies Trained and Assessed
• Interpret the irrigation plan and schedule the installation work
• Install irrigation systems
• Perform post installation testing of irrigation systems
• Supervise the operation and maintenance of irrigation components

Training Duration
• 32 hours
• 8am to 5pm Daily (Mon-Fri)

Course Fee
• $ 100 (inclusive of GST) (for Singaporeans/PRs Only) (Terms and Conditions Apply)
• Full fee $ 999.87 (inclusive of GST)

Trainers/Assessors
• Industry Practitioners
• Supervisors/Managers from National Parks Board, Singapore