What is 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 (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

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 union 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$20.00 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

Click here for more information on how to apply.

关于就业技能计划(WSS)津贴的学员,请致电6785 5785(SSG)联系以获取更多信息。

  • 新加坡公民
  • 给予年龄40 岁或以上的新加坡公民
  • 适于自主资助和雇主资助的学生申请

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs

SMEs will enjoy SkillsFuture Funding of up to 90% of the course fees when they sponsor their employees to attend WSQ Early Childhood Care & Education Courses supported by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).

Eligibility Criteria for SMEs and Sponsored Trainees

SMEs that meet all of the following eligibility Criteria:

1.Registered or incorporated in Singapore.

2.At least 30% local shareholding by Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents.

3.Employment size of not more than 200 (at group level) or with annual sales turnover (at group level) of not more than $100 million.

SME-sponsored Trainee’s eligibility Criteria:

1.Must be Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents.

2.Course Fee have to be fully paid for by the employer.

3.Trainee is not a full-time national serviceman.

Find out more on Enhanced Training support for SMEs: https://www.ssg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/training/enhanced-training-support-for-smes.html

Absentee Payroll Funding

SMEs can claim absentee payroll at a capped of $4.50/hr based on classroom hours when they send their existing employees for certifiable skills training. All employers of employees who meet the eligibility criteria for Workfare Skills Support (WSS) scheme will continue to enjoy absentee payroll funding under the WSS scheme2.

[2] With effect from 1 Jan 2022, under the Workfare Skills Support (WSS) scheme, employers who sponsor their employees (Singapore Citizens aged 35 years and above, and earning up to $2,300 per month) are eligible for course fee and absentee payroll funding at 90% for the WSQ Early Childhood Care & Education training courses.

Note: Not applicable for employers claiming salary support for their newly hired employees for CCP courses.

Find out more for WSS Scheme for Employer: https://www.workfare.gov.sg/Pages/WSSEmployer.aspx


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