The minimum educational level for entry into the course is primary six (special cases will be considered on their merit) and trainees are admitted from different state of the federation.
Those with reasonable standard of education and who show enough aptitude are trained in Braille Reading and Writing, Touch typing, Telephone and Dictaphone Typing (audio typing) and Computer Training. Extracurricular activities include Home Economics.
The female trainees compulsorily do Home craft, Knitting and Cookery. Counseling on the social effects of blindness is also given regularly.