WSQ Advanced Certificate in Landscape Supervision (Turf, Sports Ground and Greens)

 
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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 (Turf, Sports Grounds and Greens) is specially designed for Landscape Supervisors in the field of turf, sports ground and golf course maintenance, practitioners who aspire to be Certified turf grass professional accredited with CUGE, and for mid-career switches who aspire to build a career in the specialist field of turf, sports ground and golf course maintenance.

CUGE offers 5 Core WSQ units, 5 Sector Core WSQ Units and 4 Elective WSQ units for trainees. To achieve a Full WSQ Qualification of Advance Certificate in Landscape Supervision (Turf, Sports Grounds and Greens), the trainee will have to be certified competent in 5 Core WSQ units, 5 Sector Core WSQ units and Any 2 Elective WSQ units. Trainees will achieve the Statement of Attainment when certified competent in each WSQ unit.

The WSQ Advanced Certificate in Landscape Supervision (Turf, Sports Ground and Greens) 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-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-306E-1 Install drainage systems

Who Should Attend

  • Senior Landscape Technician
  • Landscape Supervisor

Competencies Trained and Assessed

  • Prepare a site for installation of drainage
  • Install drainage components

Training Duration

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

Course Fee

Singapore Citizens & PRs

$100.00(after 90% funding)

Foreigners

$999.87

Click here for the full list of course fees and other available subsidies

 

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

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-HM-205S-1 Implement sports turf management plan to prepare surface for play

Who Should Attend

  • Senior Landscape Technician
  • Landscape Supervisor

Competencies Trained and Assessed

  • Implement preparation plan
  • Prepare equipment for mowing
  • Implement turf surface preparation program
  • Undertake final preparation of playing surface

Training Duration

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

Course Fee

Singapore Citizens & PRs

$100.00(after 90% funding)

Foreigners

$999.87

Click here for the full list of course fees and other available subsidies

 

 

Trainers/Assessors

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

LS-HM-309S-1 Establish and renovate sports turf

Who Should Attend

  • Senior Landscape Technician
  • Landscape Supervisor

Competencies Trained and Assessed

  • Apply horticultural knowledge to manage a range of turf species used for sports facilities
  • Supervise the establishment of turf
  • Assess condition of established turf
  • Supervise renovation programme

Training Duration

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

Course Fee

Singapore Citizens & PRs

$100.00(after 90% funding)

Foreigners

$999.87

Click here for the full list of course fees and other available subsidies

 

 

Trainers/Assessors

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

4 WSQ Elective Units

LS-BE-305E-1 Use survey information or systems

Who Should Attend

  • Senior Landscape Technician
  • Landscape Supervisor

Competencies Trained and Assessed

  • Identify a range of survey information systems
  • Interpret maps and other land based positioning systems
  • Apply information and data collection to a Geographical Information Systems (GIS) program database
  • Prepare report and /or correspondence for a specific request for information

Training Duration

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

Course Fee

Singapore Citizens & PRs $150.00(after 90% funding)
Foreigners $1500.03
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Trainers/Assessors

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

LS-HM-312E-1 Select chemicals and biological agents to manage plant health

Who Should Attend

  • Senior Landscape Technician
  • Landscape Supervisor

Competencies Trained and Assessed

  • Classify a range of horticulture chemicals and biological agents
  • Interpret and use the information related to a chemical and biological agent

Training Duration

  • 32 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-HM-311E-1 Construct sports turf surfaces

Who Should Attend

  • Senior Landscape Technician
  • Landscape Supervisor

Competencies Trained and Assessed

  • Prepare for the construction of sports turf grass areas
  • Survey and set out turf construction areas
  • Construct a sports turf profile from sub-base to final surface levels

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-MT-301S-1 Supervise use of specialised turf machinery

Who Should Attend

  • Senior Landscape Technician
  • Landscape Supervisor

Competencies Trained and Assessed

  • Determine and schedule maintenance requirements for turf machinery
  • Supervise and monitor operation of specialised turf machinery

Training Duration

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

Course Fee

Singapore Citizens & PRs

$150 (after 90% funding)

Foreigners

$1500.03

Click here for the full list of course fees and available subsidies

 

Trainers/Assessors

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