Accessibility Training for Developers, Testers & Content Creators
Our accessibility training classes tackle web accessibility, mobile accessibility, and document accessibility based on Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0/2.1 Level AA and related standards (including Section 508 / Section 504). We also emphasize best practices that support a good user experience for everyone.
Our digital accessibility classes cover:
- Overview of Digital Accessibility
- PDF & Document Accessibility Training
- Accessible Website and Application Development
- Mobile 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.
|Course||What you will learn||Delivery Method|
|Introduction to Accessibility||An introductory and interactive workshop that explores basic accessibility concepts that apply across web pages, Microsoft® Word documents, PDF documents, and elearning (online training), as well as how those materials are perceived on various desktop and mobile devices. Estimated time to complete is one hour.||On-demand|
|PDF Accessibility Fundamentals||This self paced, on demand course uses interactive exercises to teach content creators how to make PDF documents WCAG 2.0 Level AA compliant. Estimated time to complete is four hours.||On-demand|
|Testing & Remediation Strategies for PDF Accessibility Series: The Basics||Introduces the learner to PDF accessibility so their PDF documents are accessible, perceivable, and usable by all those who access the information, regardless of level of ability or impairment.||Instructor-Led (Online)|
|Testing & Remediation Strategies for PDF Accessibility Series: Intermediate Edition||Teaches students the process to remediate and test a PDF document for accessibility issues to make the content accessible, perceivable, and usable.||Instructor-Led (Online)|
|Testing & Remediation Strategies for PDF Accessibility: Advanced Edition||Designed for students who want to remediate advanced PDF documents for accessibility standards using the Adobe platform.||Instructor-Led (Online)|
|Creating Accessible PowerPoint Presentations||Designed for students who will be 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, as well as the technical aspects of accessible user interfaces and application development.||Instructor-Led, Team Training (Onsite or Online)|
|Mobile Accessibility, Part 2: Mobile Native Accessibility Testing and Development||Picking up where the “intro” class above leaves off, attendees will learn how to test native apps with TalkBack for Android and VoiceOver for iOS, and use Android native keyboard accessibility techniques, accessibility testing with integrated developer environments Android Studio and Xcode, mobile simulator and on-device testing techniques, and advanced native iOS and Android accessibility APIs. There will be hands-on accessibility testing projects and group native app coding exercises.||Instructor-Led, Team Training (Onsite or Online)|
|Understanding the VPAT Analysis and Determination Process||In this actionable training, teams can review a supplier’s VPAT/ACR using a Standard Form with a Standard Process and arrive at a Standard, Justifiable, and Documented Conclusion. Now available on-demand.||On-demand|
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Upcoming Open Enrollment Courses
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.