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Independent organisations providing training
St Loyes College:
This College has an enviable reputation for training people, aged 18 to 63, who need to work again after a period of sickness or disability. The majority of courses,run in conjunction with the Employment Service are free to the student and do not affect benefits.
The high-quality training environment is predominantly work-based. There are generally 200 students at the college all year round and most are residential
St Loye’s Foundation
New North Road
Tel: 01392 255428
Royal National Institute of the Blind:
The RNIB offers residential and non-residential assessment and rehabilitation for visually impaired people of all ages. Programmes include vocational assessment and training, as well as social rehabilitation to promote independence in everyday tasks such as cooking, getting about safely, etc.