SIT Learn
SIT Learn

Overview

This course aims to provide an understanding of how greenery can be an effective means of improving conditions in the urban environment. You will acquire scientific knowledge on the benefits of greenery and learn how best to incorporate greenery into their design via practical hands-on activity in this course.

Speakers / Trainers

What You’ll Learn

Urban Heat Island and Climate Change
  • Impact on Singapore
  • Adaptive and mitigative measures
Benefits of Greenery
  • Temperature reduction
  • Air quality and acoustics
  • Energy savings
  • Psychological well-being
  • Real estate
Forms of Urban Greenery
  • Traditional greenery – Trees, shrubs turf
  • Green roofs
  • Green walls
  • Quantification – LAI, Green plot ratio
Landscape Design Considerations
  • Site and context
  • Urban morphology
  • Climatic variables
  • Plant requirements
Green Wall Design Considerations
  • Green wall systems
  • Climatic variability and plant requirements – outdoor / indoor
  • Plant choice for aesthetics and functionality
  • Maintainability issues
Green Roof Design Considerations
  • Green roof systems
  • Climatic variability and plant requirements

Who Should Attend

Building owners, designers, architects, managers, facility manager and students with an interest in urban greenery systems and landscape design.

 

SITizens Learning Credits (SLC) - Eligible Course

SIT Alumni: Before registering for courses, please activate your SITizens Learning Credits via the email sent by SIT Alumni Team, on behalf of SITLEARN Professional Development.

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Certificate and Assessment

A Certificate of Participation will be issued to participants who:
  • Attend 75% of the course
  • Attain atleast 75% passing mark in the summative assessment conducted at the end of the workshop

Schedule

Date Duration Venue
20 Sep 2019 1-day SIT@Dover, 10 Dover Drive, Singapore 138683

Fees

Category Full Fee After SF Funding After SF Mid-Career
Enhanced Subsidy
Singapore Citizen (Below 40) / Singapore PR $749.00 $224.70 Not Eligible
Singapore Citizen (40 & above) $749.00 $224.70 $84.70
Non-Singaporeans $749.00 Not Eligible Not Eligible

Note:
  • All figures include GST. GST applies to individuals and Singapore-registered companies.
  • You can opt for either SkillsFuture Funding or Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy. Both cannot be combined.

» Learn more about funding types available

Terms & Conditions:

SkillsFuture Course Funding

To be eligible for the 70% training grant awarded, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:
  1.  Be a Singaporean Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
  2.  Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

To be eligible for the 90% enhanced subsidy awarded, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:
  1.  Be a Singaporean Citizen
  2.  Be at least 40 years old
  3.  Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SIT reserves the right to collect the balance of the course fees (i.e. the potential grant amount) directly from the applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) should the above requirements not be fulfilled.

SIT reserves the right to make changes to published course information, including dates, times, venues, fees and instructors without prior notice.

Key Info

Venue SIT@Dover, 10 Dover Drive S138683
Time 08:30 AM to 05:30 PM
Date 20 Sep 2019 (Fri)

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