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Core Training Modules

Core training modules are offered as stand-alone training for both public attendance and for dedicated in-house training.  They are also available as part of the Web Key IT Certificate in Accessibility program.

All modules allow time for participants to work on their own digital resources.  Public courses use generic examples in the learning program.  When offered in-house, course examples and exercises are tailored to the client organisation in consultation with the client.

For information about our training options, detailed course outlines and upcoming training events please email us at Web Key IT.


Website Accessibility for Content Authors and Developers

1 Day Course

Website Developers need to be informed on how to abide by Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0). This course provides practical resources to enable more accessible design. It provides the basics required to ensure web accessibility standards are incorporated into the website design or re-development.

Participants will gain insight into what online accessibility requires and different requirements needed for various disability groups. To achieve this, technical tools and a variety of options are discussed in achieving specific accessibility goals.

Creating accessible source documents in PDF and Word formats is also covered but very briefly as it is also covered in another one-day course.  Hands-on practice and group discussions help reinforce the content learnt in the theory sections of this course.

Creating Accessible Documents

1 Day Course

This course focuses on the much-needed fundamentals to ensure your documents are accessible to all users. This is important bearing in mind that opening up access to your agency’s documents increases readership and comprehension of important policies and guidelines.

Making your content accessible is a best practice and requirement as Australia has now adopted the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.0 as the standard for website accessibility. Participants in this course will gain an insight into how to make documents accessible to various disability groups.

To achieve this, technical tools and a variety of options are discussed in achieving specific accessibility goals. Hands-on practice and group discussions help reinforce the content learnt in the theory sections of this course.

Creating Accessible Forms

1/2 Day Course

This course focuses on the fundamentals you need to ensure your forms are accessible to all users. This is important bearing in mind that opening up access to your agency’s forms allows a person with disabilities to fill out electronic forms unassisted which is a huge advantage over print forms. An accessible electronic form can provide privacy, security, and independence to users with disabilities.

Making your form accessible is a best practice and requirement as Australia has now adopted the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.0 as the standard for website accessibility. Participants in this course will gain an insight into how to make interactive forms accessible to various disability groups.

To achieve this, technical tools and a variety of options are discussed in achieving specific accessibility goals. Hands-on practice and group discussions help reinforce the content learnt in the theory sections of this course.

Using a Screen Reader to Manually Test Accessibility

1/2 Day Course

This course focuses on using a screen reader, Non-Visual Desktop Access (NVDA) for preliminary accessibility testing of web pages and documents. This is important bearing in mind that manual testing is essential to ensuring your agency’s website and documents are usable by people with disabilities. An accessible website and accessible documents can provide privacy, security, and independence to users with disabilities.

Making your website and documents accessible is a best practice and requirement as Australia has now adopted the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.0 to level AA, as the standard for website accessibility. Participants in this course will gain an insight into how to use NVDA as a tool to help ensure usability by users who rely on screen readers and other assistive technology. The principles learned will be applicable to other screen readers.

To achieve this, technical tools and a variety of options are discussed in achieving specific accessibility goals. Hands-on practice and group discussions help reinforce the content learnt in the theory sections of this course.