Enhanced UTAP is an extension of UTAP to provide extra support to members aged 40 and above by increasing their funding cap from $250/pax to $500/pax in year 2020 till 2022. It is only applicable to courses attended between 1st July 2020 to 31st December 2022.
According to NTUC, the Enhanced UTAP is part of its employability support for workers in their 40's and 50's towards skills upgrading and re-skilling. It also complements the national SkillsFuture effort.
With the UTAP enhancement, union members, aged 40 to 60, who have not used their SkillsFuture Credit since 2015 or UTAP will have a combined amount of $2,000 available for training.
Meanwhile, union members above 60 will have a combined amount of $1,500.
For more details on NTUC Enhanced Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP), please click here.
The following CMC programme is eligible for UTAP funding:
|(a) Full Course Fees (before Subsidy):||$5,950* (plus GST)|
|(b) Less UTAP Funding:||-$250|
|(e) You Pay:||$5,700 (plus GST)|
|*course fees are only for illustration purposes and may be subject to changes|
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All NTUC members can apply for UTAP. However, the following criteria must be met to be eligible for UTAP:
Should trainees have queries on the funding scheme, they can email to UTAP@e2i.com.sg or call NTUC Membership Hotline at 6213-8008.
You may check your NTUC membership status by calling the hotline at 6213 8008 and select the following options:
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 the course ends. Late applications will be rejected.