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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 union 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.

 utap-funding

Illustration:
WSQ Diploma in Security Management – Assess and Manage Security Risk Control Measures
Full Course Fees $800*
Government Subsidy(50% of course fee, capped at $15/hour) Singaporean – 21 to 39 years / PR – 21 years and above -$400
Course Fee Payable : $400
UTAP Funding (50% of Unfunded Course Fee): $200
You Pay: $200
All above exclude GST.*course fees are only for illustration purposes and may be subjected to changes

 

How Do I Check My NTUC Membership Status?

You may check your NTUC membership status by calling their hotline at 6213 8008 and select the following options:

  • Press 1 for member
  • Provide your NRIC number
  • Press 1 again to check your membership status

 

How To Apply

You may submit your claim to NTUC upon completion of training of courses which commenced on 1 Dec 2018 and supported by UTAP :

Step 1 : Logon to NTUC website (http://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg/wps/portal/skillsupgrade/home).

Click on ‘Search Course’ under the Skills Upgrade Available tab to find out if the course and training provider is supported under UTAP.

 

Step 2 : Register for course with training provider and attend training. For course information and enrolment, please contact the training provider.

 

Step 3 : Login to the U Portal account (https://www.ntuc.org.sg/wps/portal/up2/home/) to submit the UTAP application. NTUC Members should apply for their UTAP claim within 6 months after course ends. Late applications will be rejected.

 

Useful Info

  • To support your UTAP claim, you may be requested to submit a copy of your course certificate/tax invoice/statement of attendance via e-mail. Please ensure that you keep a copy of your supporting documents for audit checks when necessary.

 

  • Before applying for UTAP, please ensure your training commences within the supported period. Application of UTAP on training that starts after the expiry date will be rejected.

 

  • Only Ordinary Branch (OB), General Branch (GB) and OB/UCLUB members who are paying $117/year will be eligible.

 

 

 

If you need further clarification you may contact the following :

 

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