Continuing Coaching Education (CCE) Training Allowance for Sports and Fitness Instructors

The Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY) announced the roll-out of the Sports Resilience Package (SRP) to better support sports coaches and fitness instructors in developing their core capabilities as individuals and businesses for the betterment of the sports and fitness ecosystem.

This includes a Training Allowance Grant for eligible sports coaches and fitness instructors to actively engage in continuous learning and be current in the knowledge and skills during this period where work has been impacted by the Covid-19 restrictions.

Details on the Training Allowance Grant: Eligibility and Documents required
a) Sports coaches:
b) Fitness instructors:

Training allowance
Eligible instructors may claim $7.50 for each claimable hour for the CCE training/programme/event up to a maximum of $300 per person until 31 March 2022.

To enrol for courses
1. Apply now by submitting the necessary information and documentation as required during application submission at:
    a) Sports coaches:​
    b) Fitness Instructors:
2.  After submission, evaluation shall be made on your eligibility and a response and/or confirmation email shall be sent within 3 working days.
3. Contact the Training Provider directly to enrol for the courses.

Eligible courses
Please refer to the list of courses supported under the Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP) and endorsed by NICA which will be relevant to you as sports coaches and fitness instructors: 

Sports and Fitness
Training Provider: NTUC LearningHub

Building Digital Capabilities
Training Provider: NTUC LearningHub

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Business Essentials
Training Provider: NTUC LearningHub

People Management:


Business Operations:
Personal Development: 

More relevant Union Training Assistance (UTAP) Programme courses 
The following courses are not supported under SportSG CCE training allowance for fitness and sports instructors. However, NICA members are able to utilize UTAP to defer 50% of balance unfunded course fee, up to $250 or $500 a year ($500 for members aged 40 and above). 

Sports and Fitness
Training Provider: International Sports Academy (ISA)
1. American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) Certification Course Level 1 and 2
2. American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) Certification Course Level 3

Training Provider: Maximum Wellness (Singapore)
2. Certified Leader in Exercise Psychology & Cardiolaugh​

Training Provider: Republic Polytechnic
1. Basic Exercise Science​

Training Provider: Singapore Badminton Association (SBA)

Training Provider: WORLD Coaches Academy
Business Fundamentals
Training Provider: International Institute of Mediators (iiM) (To enrol, email
1. iiM One-Day Course on Instructors Training

Visual and Performing Arts
Training Provider: Singapore Drama Educators Association (SDEA)

Training Provider: Southeast Asia Music Academy Online Pte Ltd (SEA Music Academy Online)