What is UTAP?

UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme) is a training benefit for NTUC members to defray their cost of training. This benefit is to encourage more union members to go for skills upgrading.

How much is the grant?

NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme).
You wish to take up training to make career progression:
WSQ Certificate in Workplace Safety & Health WSQ Advanced Certificate in Workplace Safety & Health
 Full Course Fees: $2,600* $4,100*
Government Subsidy: -$2,340 -$3,690
Course Fee Payable: $260 $410
UTAP Funding: $130 $205
SkillsFuture Credit: $130 $205
You Pay: $0 $0
*course fees are only for illustration purposes and may be subjected to changes


Who can apply?

As long as you are an NTUC member, you can apply for UTAP. However, to be eligible for funding assistance under UTAP, you must meet the following criteria:
  • Paid-up union membership before course commenced, throughout whole course duration and at the point of claim
  • Course by training provider must be supported under UTAP, and training must commence within the supported period
  • Course must not be funded through company sponsorship or other types of funding
  • Unfunded course fee must be S$20.00 and above
  • You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and sat for all prescribed examination(s), if any
  • UTAP application must be submitted within 6 months after course end
For more information:
NTUC Members’ Hub
NTUC Centre 1 Marina Boulevard,
#B1-01 One Marina Boulevard
Singapore 018989
Operating Hours:
Monday to Friday 9.00am to 6.00pm
Saturday 9.00am to 2.00pm
Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays

Hotline: (65) 6213 8008
Email: UTAP@e2i.com.sg
Website: http://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg