Vocational Training & Employment (VTE)

St. Nicholas’ VTE unit aims at equipping the blind and visually-impaired individuals with knowledge and skills for daily living as well as for employment. Trainees are provided with 6-month to one year’s daily intensive training to enable them to lead an independent life equal to that of their sighted peers. Apart from mastering the specific vocational skills they enroll with, being at St. Nicholas’ Home itself, provides many of them with opportunities to do activities and go to widen their social network, get involved in various activities and go to many places which they may not have, had they remained in the comfort of their homes.

Part of the vocational training are:

- Massage training Centre

- Basketry Centre

- Pastry training Centre

- Skills development Centre