Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme) 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. Union members who initiate training on their own could enjoy 50% discount off *unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year training benefits for courses under Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP) per year.

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 2025.

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

Eligibility Criteria

You can apply for UTAP as long as you are an NTUC member. To be eligible for UTAP, all you need to do is meet the following conditions:

  1. Paid-up union membership before course commencement, throughout the whole course duration and at the point of claim, only an upfront deduction is allowed before course commencement
  2. Course by training provider must be supported under UTAP, and training must commence within the supported period
  3. UTAP funding is only applicable on the course fee not funded through company sponsorship or other types of funding
  4. The unfunded course fee must be S$20.00 and above
  5. You must have achieved a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and sat for all prescribed examination(s), if any

How to Claim?

For examinations and training programmes under non-upfront UTAP, customers are advised to log in to the NTUC portal (click here) and apply for UTAP claim within 6 months after the course end (last day of the course).  Late applications will be rejected*.

*NTUC terms and conditions apply

Download UTAP Application Guide

List of courses eligible for UTAP

Course Title Effective Date Expiry Date Funding Type
A Guide to Master Plan & Future Development of Singapore (MPFD) 26-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Advertisement Guidelines for Estate Agents & Salespersons (CADV) 26-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Basics of Contract & Tort Laws to Avoid Misrepresentation and Negligence (BCT) 26-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Business Space & Industrial Properties Leasing (BSIP) 26-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Different Methods of Resolving Disputes and Complaints to CEA (DMRDC) 26-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Disclosure Not Enough for Conflict of Interest (DCOI) 26-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
E-Learning: Practice Guidelines on Conduct Between Salespersons (ECBSP) 26-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Essential Financial Indicators for Real Estate Salespersons (EFI) 26-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Estate Agents Act & Regulations – Core Concerns & Challenges (EAACC) 26-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Industrial Properties – Regulations Roles & Responsibilities of the Salesperson (INDP) 26-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Industrial REITS: Leasing & Investment transactions for salesperson (IREITS) 26-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Introduction to Data Science for Real Estate Agents (Module 1) 26-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Lease of Office Properties (LOOP) 26-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Leasing of Industrial Properties for Professional Salespersons (LOIP) 27-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Popular or Proper Understanding & Use of Sale & Purchase Transaction Documents including Option to Purchase (PPOTP) 27-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Popular or Proper Understanding & Use of Tenancy Transaction Documents (PPTD) 27-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Practice Guidelines on Conduct Between Salespersons (CBSP) 27-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Prevention of Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (PMLC) 27-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Property Leases: Understanding the Practice and Application (PLU) 27-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Sale of Commercial Properties (SOCP) 27-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Sale of Foreign Properties – What Every Salesperson Should Know (SOFP) 27-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
The Laws Relating to Real Estate Salesperson in Singapore (LRES) 27-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Understanding Basics of Investment in Real Estate (UBRE) 27-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Understanding Corporate Real Estate Requirements and its Impact on Commercial Properties (CRE) 27-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Understanding the Practice Guidelines on Professional Service Manual (PSM) 27-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Professional Personal Selling – An Introduction & Overview of Essential Techniques 27-Sep-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Professional Duties and Ethical Responsibilities of Real Estate Salespersons (PDRS) 1-Nov-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Ethical Responsibilities of Real Estate Salespersons in HDB Resale & Rental Transactions (HDBR) 1-Nov-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Basic Understanding on the Different Ways of Transferring Ownership of Property (Alienation of Title) (DWTO) 1-Nov-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
CPF Policies that All Salespersons should know (CPFP) 1-Nov-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Common Legal Pitfalls Faced by Real Estate Salespersons (CLPF) 1-Nov-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Collective Sale Commonly known as En Bloc Sale (CS) 1-Nov-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Components of Residential Properties Tenancy Agreements & Guards Against Breaches (RPTA) 1-Nov-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
What every Salesperson need to know about Leasing of Private Residential Properties (LPRP) 1-Nov-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Property Tax Issues that Every Salesperson Should Know (PTI) 1-Nov-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Singapore Accredited Mortgage Planner Course (SAMP) – Refresher 2-Nov-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Real Estate Salesperson (RES) Course 1-Nov-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP+SFC
Singapore Accredited Mortgage Planner Course (SAMP) 2-Nov-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP+SFC
HDB Sale Eligibility, Calculations and Contra Scheme (HSC) 13-Jul-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Property Management of Leased Units (PMLU) 13-Jul-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Application of PDPA and DNC in real estate business (PDPA) 13-Jul-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Negotiation and Closing for Real Estate (NCRE) 13-Jul-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Mastering Tenancy (MT) 13-Jul-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
How Digital Tools can enhance your Real Estate Business (DTS) 13-Jul-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Introduction to Social Media Strategy Marketing in a Digital World (SMM) 13-Jul-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Exit & Protective Strategies for Commercial Tenancies (in uncertain times during the pandemic) (EPS) 13-Jul-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Proptech & the Pandemic-Understand The New Normals for Commercial Properties (PTCP) 13-Jul-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP
Certificate Course in Marketing of Commercial Properties 1-Nov-22 31-Mar-25 UTAP+SFC

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