Union training assistance program (utap)

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP) is an individual skills upgrading account specially for NTUC Union Members. To encourage skills upgrading, a training benefit of $250 is given to each NTUC member to defray the cost of training. NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP.

From 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2022, NTUC Union Members aged 40 and above will get an increased funding support from $250 to $500.

All WSQ courses offered by APRO Training Centre are eligible for claim under UTAP.

UTAP Course Fee Calculation

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:

1) Press 1 for member
2) Provide your NRIC number
3) Press 1 again to check your membership status

How to make a UTAP Claim:

Step 1: 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 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 UTAP 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.

For further clarifications you may contact the following :
Hotline: 6213 8008
Email: UTAP@e2i.com.sg
Website: http://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg