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Skill Training combined with Life skill Training for the visually impaired

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:55 -- geeta.nair

The next  batch of Basic Computer Skill Training combined with Life skill Training for the visually impaired will commence on 08 January 2018 at Mitra Jyothi, Bangalore. Please pass on this email to probable candidates you may know.

Course Duration: 08 January 2018 to end of March 2018

Who should join this course?

·  People with any kind of visual impairment/blindness who have completed a minimum qualification of 12h standard /PUC II

·  VI candidates who are in-between jobs and want to develop/improve their skills to get better jobs by learning the usage of Computers and improving their personality.

·  VI candidates who have written their exams and are awaiting their results before taking the next step ahead

·  VI candidates who are doing distance education

·  Candidates who look forward to over-all personality development, skill enhancement, exposure, employability
training, personality development and those who seek to be independent

·  Basic knowledge of English is essential

Why should you join this course?

·  Make yourself more “Employable” by being “Computer Literate”

·  Become “Internet Savvy”

·  Open up a whole new world of Education and Awareness

·  Improve your personal competencies with the help of our personality development sessions

·  Improve your communication skills with our spoken English classes

·  Enhance your English writing skills and spellings

·  Improve your Orientation and Mobility skills and become independent

·  Know your rights and how to exercise them with the help of our Legal Awareness class

·  Mitra Jyothi’s Job Placement cell will provide its support to facilitate Job Placements for trained candidates

Course Content:

It is a 3 month residential fun filled life skills development program for the visibly impaired!

·  Personality development sessions

·  Spoken and Written English classes

·  Orientation and Mobility Training

·  Provides enriching experiences with peer groups

·  Computer skills with Windows 10 Operating System

o Introduction to Computers

o Machine, Keyboard and Screen orientation

o Typing lessons with ‘Talking Typer”

o Screen Reader – Introduction to NVDA and NVDA training

o Software and hardware overview

o Storage devices

o Computer Accessories

o Screen Navigation and manoeuvring across screens and tabs

o Introduction to Windows

o Files and file management

o Notepad, Calculator and other simple programs

o Software downloads

o Microsoft Office Products - Word and Excel with an
introduction to Power Point.

o Internet and browser screen navigation

o Email usage and email etiquette

o Introduction to JAWS and tips on using JAWS instead of NVDA

Other Activities:

·  Cultural events

·  Workshops on Legal Literacy, Health & Hygiene education.

·  Experience sharing from successful VI candidates from various Multinational Companies

·  Career guidance

·  Visits to a bank and ATMs specially designed for the visually impaired

Teaching aides and equipment used:

·  Computers with Windows7 operating system and Office 2007


·  Talking Typer

·  Spell tool

·  Head sets

·  Self paced exercises for each concept.

·  Monthly Tests and final assessment.

·  Designed Curriculum with computer concepts and employment aspects.

·  Tactile Diagrams

·  Other training equipment for O&M training

Course Format:

·  Residential 3 month course with in-house dormitories for men and women

·  In order to conduct the course effectively, students staying in dormitories cannot go home for the duration of the course, leave of absence will not be permitted unless in the case of emergencies.

·  Computer classes from 9:30AM  to 5:00 PM from Mon to Sat with specific time slots for;

·  English classes

·  Personality development sessions

·  O&M training hours

·  Planned dates for workshops and events

Food and accommodation will be provided for the duration of the course Employment assistance shall be provided for eligible candidates based on their performance

Joining Procedure:

·  Call Mitra Jyothi at Ph: 080-22587623/25 Ext. 30 and register yourself if you are eligible!

·  A basic telephonic screening/interview will be conducted to check eligibility and candidates will be shortlisted.

·  Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview.

·  Candidates have to register at Mitra Jyothi for the course; the registration fee for the course is Rs. 200.

·  Refundable deposit of Rs. 500 needs to be paid Accommodation with food is available at a nominal charge. All students will stay at Mitra Jyothi's dormitory during the course of the training.

·  The training is open to boys/men and girls/women.

·  Call Mitra Jyothi and register as soon as possible, seats are available on a first come first serve basis.

About Mitra Jyothi:

Mitra Jyothi is a registered Charitable Trust formed in 1990.
Mitra Jyothi works for people with disabilities and enables them to lead independent lives. To know more about Mitra Jyothi check out,  and follow
Mitra Jyothi on Facebook at

For further queries you may contact our Computer Trainer Mr. Mansoor at Mobile: 09844235326 or 080 22587623/25 Extn: 30

Mitra Jyothi
CA Site # P22, 31st Main,
18th Cross, Sector 1, HSR Layout,
Behind National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT College)
Bangalore - 560102

Ph: 080-22587623/25


Uma Krishnamurthy
COO, Mitra Jyothi
CA Site No P22, 31st Main,
18th Cross, Sector 1, HSR Layout,
Behind (NIFT) National Institute of Fashion Technology,
Phone:.080-22587623 /25
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Type of Service: 
Service Offered since: 
Trainings Covered: 
Two months
Medium of Instruction: 
Eligibity Criteria: 
People with any kind of visual impairment/blindness who have completed a minimum qualification of 12h standard /PUC II
Training Available For: 
Fee Charged Per Month: 
0- 500
Trainings Provided at: 
Established Date: 
Mitra Jyothi CA Site # P22, 31st Main, 18th Cross, Sector 1, HSR Layout, Behind National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT College) Bangalore - 560102
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