Introduction to web accessibility and digital inclusion

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Web accessibility means that websites, tools, and technologies are designed and developed so that people with disabilities can use them. Creating applications that support web accessibility is a challenge for any development team.

This 6 hour course (including breaks) will help participants build a strong understanding on the basics of web accessibility. During this non-technical course participants will be introduced to fundamental concepts of accessibility, and get a clear understanding of the reasons for needing accessible applications. The course is suitable for anyone who is learning about accessibility.

A discount is available when:
  • a single customer proceeds with more than three registrations for a particular session;
  • a learner is not currently employed.
Please contact us to receive your discount coupon if you meet any of the above-mentioned criteria.

Please also note that the upcoming sessions are guaranteed to run once they have a minimum number of learners registered.
Total price:
440.00 final price

Available Sessions

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Web accessibility means that websites, tools, and technologies are designed and developed so that people with disabilities can use them. Creating applications that support web accessibility is a challenge for any development team.

This 6 hour course (including breaks) will help participants build a strong understanding on the basics of web accessibility. During this non-technical course participants will be introduced to fundamental concepts of accessibility, and get a clear understanding of the reasons for needing accessible applications. The course is suitable for anyone who is learning about accessibility.

Who should attend

Even people with little or no experience of working on an accessibility project will find the course really useful.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

What will you learn

During the course the participants will be introduced to the following topics:

  • How people with disabilities access digital content
  • Current legal requirements
  • Introduction to Web Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1)
  • Web accessibility principles
    • Images
    • Structure
    • Forms
    • Colour and contrast
    • Adaptable design
  • An introduction to accessibility testing

About the instructor

Grant Broome is a web accessibility specialist with over a decade of experience consulting with agencies on how to make their online content accessible to people with disabilities. He has audited hundreds of websites and provides a variety of training courses. Key areas of interest:

  • Web accessibility auditing to WCAG and Section 508 (US) conformance
  • Web accessibility training
  • Consultancy and project management
  • Organisational and product policy development

Grant has specialised for over a decade in research, testing and policy, designed to help organisations make sure that their digital web content is accessible. He provides a variety of web accessibility training courses designed to meet the needs of a wide range of organisations in UK and US. He has audited hundreds of websites and understands the challenges faced by organisations who want to provide highly engaging and inclusive interfaces. Grant has worked with numerous disability charities and has a deep understanding of the needs for disabled web users.

 

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How it works

Registration

You may enroll in the course by providing your full name and email address through our website's 'add to cart' feature or by sending an email to hello@learningactors.com. We treat your personal data, including your full name and email address, with strict confidentiality.

Payment Options

We offer multiple payment methods, including credit cardbank transfer, and PayPal. To receive your invoice, please provide your VAT number (when applicable), address, and zip code. Again, you may provide us with this information either through our website's 'add to cart' feature or by sending an email to hello@learningactors.com. Please note that you can typically expect to receive your invoice on the first day of training, unless there are exceptional circumstances that necessitate a different approach. We’re happy to provide you with a pro-forma invoice if this meets your needs.

Expectations

Following registration, you can anticipate an info email from us approximately one week before the course start date. This email will contain course details, such as the title, date, and time, along with a request to complete a pre-course form. Additionally, we will provide the relevant Zoom link, which is  applicable for all our virtual-live courses, and will invite you to the course's Slack channel on the LA Slack workspace (learningactors.slack.com). For specific courses, you will also receive a preparation email that will set you ready for the course.
Finally, after the session concludes, we kindly request that you take a moment to provide us with your feedback, as it is of great importance to us. Additionally, we will ensure that you receive the learning material through Slack, which will be instrumental in keeping your learning journey on track!

Reminders

  • Discounts are available in two scenarios: when a single customer registers for more than three sessions or if the customer is currently unemployed. Contact the LA team to receive a discount coupon if you meet these criteria.
  • All upcoming sessions displayed on our website are guaranteed to proceed once the minimum required number of learners register. In the case that we must cancel a session, a full refund will be issued to those who have pre-paid for that specific session.