Accessibility Training for Developers, Testers & Content Creators
Microassist provides accessibility classroom and online courses that educate your team on accessibility. Our courses on document, mobile, and web accessibility teach your team how to adhere to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0/2.1 Level AA, Section 508/Section 504, and other pertinent standards. Our trainers emphasize best practices, design, and development processes that reduce accessibility barriers.
Our digital accessibility classes includes:
- Overview of Digital Accessibility
- PDF & Document Accessibility Training
- Accessible Website and Application Development
- Digital Accessibility Testing and Remediation
- Accessible Technology Evaluation and Attestation for Purchasing
Digital Accessibility Course Offerings
Microassist offers a wide range of digital accessibility courses. Course descriptions and links to complete class outlines are listed below.
|Introduction to Accessibility||Designed for any individual or organization looking to broaden their understanding of accessibility, this self-paced course also equips you with the necessary etiquette for engaging with individuals with disabilities, all in a manageable one-hour format.||On-demand|
|PDF Accessibility Fundamentals||Using interactive exercises in this self-paced course, learn how to make most PDFs meet WCAG 2.0 Level AA guidelines, use Adobe Acrobat to fix PDFs, and check if your PDFs meet accessibility standards. Estimated course length: 4 hours||On-demand|
|Testing & Remediation Strategies for PDF Accessibility Series: The Basics||This course introduces the learner to PDF accessibility, ensuring their PDF documents are accessible, perceivable, and usable by all, regardless of their level of ability or impairment.|
Course length: One day
|Testing & Remediation Strategies for PDF Accessibility Series: Intermediate Edition||Take your PDF accessibility skills to the next level with Microassist’s Testing & Remediation Strategies for PDF Accessibility: Intermediate Edition. Designed for people who know the basics of PDF accessibility and Adobe Acrobat. |
Course length: One day
|Testing & Remediation Strategies for PDF Accessibility: Advanced Edition||This course is designed for students who want to remediate advanced PDF documents for accessibility standards using the Adobe platform and are familiar with the topics in the Testing & Remediation Strategies for PDF Accessibility: Intermediate Edition course.||Instructor-Led (Online)|
|Creating Accessible PowerPoint Presentations||Designed for students creating or modifying PowerPoint presentations that comply with accessibility standards.||Instructor-Led (Online)|
|Creating Accessible Word Documents||Designed for content creators using Microsoft Word to create accessible Microsoft Word documents that meet WCAG 2.0 Level AA success criteria.||Instructor-Led (Online)|
|Digital Accessibility for Developers and Designers: Building an Accessible Slot Machine||In this two-day workshop, participants will envision, plan and construct an accessible slot machine to understand why we strive to make accessible experiences and the technical aspects of accessible user interfaces and application development.||Instructor-Led, Team Training (Onsite or Online)|
|Understanding the VPAT Analysis and Determination Process||Microassist’s online course guides you through the challenges of buying accessible goods and services. It offers a systematic way to assess vendor Accessibility Conformance Reports (ACR). This is for people in government and education who buy things, manage risk, or specialize in accessibility. |
Estimated course length: 3 hours
Accessibility Training Solutions for Government
We are glad to offer these classes to DIR-eligible customers through our DIR Contract, DIR-CPO-5046: Technology-Based Training.
Custom Digital Accessibility Training
Need a custom accessibility training plan? Looking for group classes delivered virtually or at your site?
Please get in touch with our Accessibility Training Team to talk about options.