Courses supported by UTAP Funding

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP) 

Funding Information:

NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Terms and conditions apply.

What Is It

The NTUC Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP) is an individual skills upgrading account especially for NTUC members.

We are pleased to inform you that the following course(s) will be supported under UTAP from period 1 April’2017 to 31’March 2018:

No. Course Title
1 Interpret Textile Product Knowledge And Provide Advice On Fabric Care For Textile And Fashion Industry
2 Leather Bag Workshop
3 WSQ Construct Athletic Shoes
4 WSQ Construct Ladies’ Court Shoes
5 WSQ Construct Ladies’ Sandals
6 WSQ Construct Men’s Shoes
7 WSQ Coordinate Footwear with Fashion Apparel & Trends
8 WSQ Diploma in Fashion Technology (Apparel Design and Product Development)
9 WSQ Diploma in Fashion Technology (Footwear Design and Product Development)
10 WSQ Diploma in Fashion Technology (Merchandising and Marketing)
11 WSQ Fit Evaluation Pinning For Alteration
12 WSQ Identify and Analyse Athletic Shoes
13 WSQ Interpret Leather Product And Care

Please click here to see our schedule.

Who Is Eligible

All NTUC union members.

Terms & Conditions:

To be eligible for UTAP, an NTUC Member must meet the following criteria:

  1. Maintained paid-up NTUC membership before course, throughout 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. Unfunded course fee must not be fully sponsored by company or other types of funding.
  4. Unfunded course fee must be S$20.00 and above.
  5. Member must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and sat for all prescribed examination(s), if any.
  6. UTAP application must be made within 6 months after course ends.

How to apply for UTAP?

Step 1: Go to Click on ‘Search Course’ under the Skills Upgrade Available tab to find out if your course & 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 your U Portal account to submit your UTAP application. Please apply for your UTAP claim within 6 months after course end. Late applications will be rejected.

Alternatively, you should also check on the SkillsFuture Credit portal if your course is approved for credit use (visit for more information).