ADWebKey Certificate in Digital Accessibility
This is probably the only certificate from a work training course that I actually want to have displayed somewhere at my desk!Leah Napier
Reader Services Librarian - Spearwood/Cockburn Libraries
This certificate-level program covers all major aspects of Digital Accessibility over five one-day sessions on consecutive weeks. An organization that fills all five days qualifies for an organizational certificate. An individual who takes all five days qualifies for a personal certificate and, if they are an ACS member, they also gain professional development hours.
The five-week course is comprised of self-standing course modules. This will allow an organization to send different people to course days most suited to their position and responsibilities, gaining an organizational certificate rather than individual certificates. For example, it would allow an organization to send technical people to technical days and content people to document days.
During the course, participants will prepare a Digital Accessibility Action Plan for their organization and conduct an initial high-level review of the organization’s digital resources (web & documents) under the guidance and support of ADWebKey's accessibility experts.
The certificate can be completed either individually, or by an organization. For organizations that send a team of people, those participants can become an in-house digital accessibility working group. Individual participants in the course will likely become in-house accessibility champions for their organization, obtaining valuable personal skills.
The 5-week course program
Introduction to Digital Accessibility – online self-study course in preparation for the on-site training
- Day 1 - Website Accessibility for Content authors and Developers
- Day 2 - Creating Accessible Documents
- Day 3 - Creating Accessible Forms
- Day 4 - Screen Readers – a training course in NVDA (requires the completion of Day 1) and The Mobile Experience – a look at mobiles/tablets and accessibility
- Day 5 - Taking Care of Business
- Each day will begin with a short review Q&A session, group discussion, and time to work on a Digital Accessibility Action Plan
Each day will begin with a short review Q&A session, group discussion, and time to work on a Digital Accessibility Action Plan
The final quarter of each day, afternoon tea to finish, is for guided work on participants’ resources and for them to prepare a report for their organization. Participants who are part of a full five-week package will also be building the reports into their final Digital Accessibility Action Plan.
Where: ATI Mirage, Cloisters, Level 1/863 Hay St, Perth WA
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
- ACS Members – a discount of $100
- Discount for WALGA Members of 5%
For information about our training options, detailed course outlines, and upcoming training events please email us at Web Key IT.