Union training assistance program (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.

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 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 here. 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.
  • UTAP Application Guide & FAQ.

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