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UTAP Funding

What is UTAP Funding?

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.

How much is the UTAP Grant?

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 can enjoy higher funding support up to $500 per individual each year, capped at 50% of unfunded course fees, for courses attended between 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2022.

*Unfunded course fee refers to the balance course fee payable after applicable government subsidy. This excludes GST, registration fees, misc. fees etc.

Full Course Fees (before Subsidy)$2,000*
Less Government Subsidy (e.g. 90%)-$1,800
Course Fee Payable (after Subsidy)$200
Less UTAP Funding (50% of Course Fee payable after Government Subsidy)-$100
You only need to Pay:$100

Who can apply?

All NTUC members can apply for UTAP. However, the following criteria must be met to be eligible for UTAP:

  1. Paid-up NTUC membership before course commenced, throughout whole course duration and at the point of claim
  2. Course by training provider must be supported under UTAP, and training must commence within the supported period
  3. Course must not be fully funded through company sponsorship or other types of funding
  4. *Unfunded course fee must be S$20 and above
  5. You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and sat for all prescribed examination(s), if any
  6. UTAP application must be submitted within 6 months after course completion

*Unfunded course fee refers to the balance course fee payable after applicable government subsidy. This excludes GST, registration fees, misc. fees etc.

How do I check my NTUC membership status?

You may check your NTUC membership status by calling our 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

List of the courses are eligible for UTAP Funding:

Click to view full course details.

How to Apply?

Login to the U Portal account to submit the UTAP application.


Note:

  • To support your UTAP claim, you may be requested to submit a copy of your course certificate/tax invoice/receipt via email. Please ensure that you kept a copy of your supporting documents for audit checks when necessary.
  • You are required to pay the FULL course fees upfront. The UTAP amount will only be reimbursed upon completion of the course after you have submitted the course details through the U Portal account.


Click here for step by step UTAP claim procedure

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