Year 2024
April 2024


Creative Airplants Wall Art (Driftwood)

Peninsula Plaza, 111 North Bridge Road, Unit 07-05/06, Singapore 179098




About National Silver Academy (NSA)
The National Silver Academy (NSA) is a network of post-secondary education institutions (PSEIs) (i.e. ITE, polytechnics, universities and arts institutions) and community-based organisations that offer learning opportunities that are subsidised for seniors. Seniors and PRs aged 50 years and above can look forward to attending short courses and bite-sized courses that are exam free. For courses run by community-based organisations, the final fee payable – for both Singaporean and Permanent Resident seniors – takes into account the support given by the government to community-based organisations to develop and offer the short courses.

About The Singapore Association for Continuing Education (SACE)
The Singapore Association for Continuing Education (SACE) is a registered charity with MOE. It offers over 70 courses under the National Silver Academy, most of which are highly subsidised for Singaporeans & Permanent Residents aged 50 and above. SACE serves the continuing learning needs of adults of all ages.

Course Details
Course Number SACE-CBO-M-101E-2024-07-01
Course Start 29/07/2024
Course End 29/07/2024
Registration Open
Duration 3.5 hours in 1 Session
Session Monday , 2:00 - 5:30 pm, 29/7
Objective Participants will learn about key Airplant (Tillandsia) types and cultivation. Different techniques of displaying and growing Airplant will also be covered. Creation and maintenance of a personalized wall-mounted art piece featuring live Airplants and moss.
Description This course covers an overview of key Airplants (Tillandsia) types as well as their growth conditions. Participants will also learn about different techniques and ideas to display Airplants, with a combination of different materials. Participants will be guided through the creation of a personal Airplant Wall Art piece.

In this particular run, participants will..

Create a living Driftwood Art piece filled with Air plants! You can now do so through a guided course on the wonderful world of Air plants, learn about some key species and their unique growth habits, and how to create a personalised Air plant Driftwood centrepiece for display in your home or as a gifting idea.!

Trainer Darren Ng

Darren was a NParks ambassador for the ‘Community in Bloom’ programme where he conducted Orchid Gardening workshops for NParks and the National Library. He has also conducted the Asian Herbs and Cultivation workshop at Sunrise Global Chef Academy and Swarovski Singapore. He is leader of the Siglap South Community Centre garden interest group and organises many gardening workshops and community events. His qualifications include Bachelor of Science (Botany, Hon 2nd Upper) from NUS, 6 Sigma Black Belt and has certications for various courses on Situational Leadership, Lateral Leadership, NLP.

Medium of Instruction English
Venue Peninsula Plaza
Application Register online with details on Course Topic, Start Date, Full Name (as in NRIC/FIN), Date of Birth, Gender, NRIC/FIN, Race, Citizenship, Address & Postal Code, Email and Contact Number
Fees Payable $17.50 pp NSA fee for Singaporean/PR age 50+, $87.50 pp for all others

Materials fees: $25

Payment Register and pay online via PayPal, Credit Card, Internet payment to SACE DBS 049-001627-1.


SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) Applicable
SACE Membership Subsidy (SMS) Applicable for SACE members
Contact Person Secretariat – Tel: 6266 0648  or Email: