Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
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What is the Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)?
UTAP is a training benefit for NTUC members to defray their cost of training. This benefit is to encourage more NTUC members to go for skills upgrading.
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded** course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP. NTUC members aged 40 and above will get increased funding support from $250 to $500.
Who can apply?
All NTUC members can apply for UTAP. However, the following criteria must be met to be eligible for UTAP:
Paid-up union membership before the course commenced, throughout the course, and at the point of claim
Course by training provider must be supported under UTAP, and training must commence within the supported period
The course must not be fully funded through company sponsorship or other types of funding
You must not be blacklisted by SSG for training grants
You must achieve minimum attendance for the course based on existing Government regulations and sit for all prescribed examination(s) if any
UTAP application must be submitted within 6 months after course completion
How to apply?
Step 1: Register for our course and attend training. For course information and enrolment, please contact the training provider.
Step 2: Log in to the U Portal account to submit the UTAP application. NTUC members should apply for their UTAP claim within 6 months after the course ends. Late applications will be rejected.