Training centre for the adult blind

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The Training Centre for the Adult Blind (TCAB) is the oldest unit of the Institute which has the onerous responsibility of opening up new and challenging training and employment opportunities for the visually impaired persons. The vocational courses being offered are continuously aligned with the latest market trends and present day industrial requirements. Most of the vocational courses have been recognized by National Council of Vocational Training (NCVT). We have a team of well qualified vocational instructors and rehabilitation professionals to man the department.

Visually impaired men and women in the Age group of 18-40 years are entitled for admission to the vocational courses on fulfilling required conditions and qualifications. Click here to download the admission form and can also be obtained from the Incharge, TCAB, NIVH, 116, Rajpur Road, Dehradun-248 001, Uttarakhand through a postal request.

Selection of candidates is made through interview & trade and aptitude tests. All selected candidates are entitled to free boarding and lodging, medical facilities, uniforms, books and equipments. They are also paid a small pocket money of Rs. 200/- per month. Apart from receiving training in the vocational subjects, it is mandatory for all the trainees to learn Braille, Mobility and Home Management Skills. They can learn vocal and instrumental music as per their choice.

The course wise information and entry level qualifications are given in the following table:

Name of the CourseDurationLocationEntry level Qualification
Computer Application and Programming SkillsOne YearNIVH, 116, Rajpur Road, Dehradun10+2
Computer OperationSix WeeksNIVH Regional Centre, Poonamallee, Chennai-56(Tamil Nadu)10+2
Medical TranscriptionSix WeeksNIVH Regional Centre, Poonamallee, Chennai-56(Tamil Nadu)10+2
Call Centre OperationFour MonthsNIVH Regional Centre, Poonamallee, Chennai-56(Tamil Nadu)10+2
FM Broadcasting & Voice RecordingFour MonthsNIVH Regional Centre, Poonamallee, Chennai-56(Tamil Nadu)10+2
Tamil Braille StenographyOne YearNIVH Regional Centre, Poonamallee, Chennai-56(Tamil Nadu)10+2
Braille Shorthand (Hindi)One YearNIVH, 116, Rajpur Road, Dehradun, Uttarakhand10th
Executive Secretary-shipOne YearNIVH Regional Centre, Poonamallee, Chennai-56(Tamil Nadu)10+2
Light EngineeringOne YearNIVH, 116, Rajpur Road, Dehradun, Uttarakhand8th
Electronics AssemblyOne YearNIVH, 116, Rajpur Road, Dehradun, Uttarakhand8th
Recanning of ChairsOne YearNIVH, 116, Rajpur Road, Dehradun, UttarakhandUneducated
Re-caning of Chairs & Fishnet MakingOne YearNIVH Regional Centre, Poonamallee, Chennai-56(Tamil Nadu)Uneducated
Training in making Disposable Paper ProductsThree MonthsNIVH, 116, Rajpur Road, Dehradun, UttarakhandUneducated
Training in recycling of waste paper into hand made paperThree MonthsNIVH, 116, Rajpur Road, Dehradun, UttarakhandUneducated
Training in Basic Book Binding & Screening PrintingThree MonthsNIVH, 116, Rajpur Road, Dehradun, UttarakhandUneducated

2 thoughts on “Training centre for the adult blind”

  1. I am joining the study of computer training course coming month March-2014

    Please arrange this opportunity

    By
    J. Arunraj, cell No.9894280316
    No.6/1, KANNARA STREET,
    SAIDAPET
    VELLORE-632012.

    1. Dear Mr. J. Arunraj,

      Kindly contact following address

      Phone:(044)26274478
      522, Trunk Road,Poonamallee,Chennai-600056
      Tamil Nadu
      Landmark: Near Karayan Chavadi

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