LS-NC-101E-1 Apply Tourism Knowledge for Nature
Singapore's green policies, beginning with the "Garden City" planning the 1960s, and continuing as a "City in Nature" vision; have transformed the city-state into a distinctive and vibrant global city. The clean and green environment mitigates the harsh concrete urban environment and improves our quality of life. The course aims to train and qualify a nature guide to introduce the natural history and key attraction in our garden city
Who Should Attend
- Nature guides
- Tourist guides
- Landscape technicians
- Parks officers
Competencies Trained and Assessed
- Relate the evolution of Singapore's vision for a Garden City
- Relate the evolution of the nature conservation in Singapore
- Identify the key milestones and historical figures associated with the development of our garden city
- Describe Singapore's principles, goals, strategy and action to safe-guard our biodiversity
- Explain the concept of "A City in the Garden"
- Introduce the local key nature attractions
- Plan a day of activities in a nature attraction
- 32 hours
- 8am to 5pm Daily (Mon-Fri)
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- Industry Practitioners
- Supervisors/Managers from National Parks Board, Singapore
SKILLS FRAMEWORK AND WORKFORCE SKILLS QUALIFICATIONS (WSQ)
The Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) system will adopt the Skills Framework and continue to certify skills and meet Continuing Education and Training (CET) needs. With this, all current Landscape WSQ courses based on the old Competency Standards will be replaced with new ones based on the Technical and Generic Skills and Competencies by 31 October 2020.
Course participants who had completed modular units (i.e. issued with Statement of Attainments) without achieving full qualifications should complete all required units by 31 October 2020 if they would like to obtain full qualifications under the Landscape WSQ framework.
Full qualifications obtained prior to 1 November 2020 will not be affected by the transition to the Skills Framework.