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Web Accessibility Techniques and Testing - Canberra
Thursday, August 9, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EST)
This popular one day course has been updated to reflect the emergence of new technologies, testing approaches and adherence to WCAG 2.0 as required by the governments Web Accessibility National Transition Strategy (NTS).
Attendees will learn about common accessibility problems and practical techniques to confidently address and test for issues on their website or web application. Based on the WCAG 2.0 standards to level AA this workshop demonstrates design and code solutions to achieve accessibility conformance. Best practice techniques that help an organisation create a richer user experience past straight technical conformance are also demonstrated throughout the workshop. Our best practice techniques further assist an organsiation to meet their obligations under the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA).
Examples from current websites and practical exercises are used throughout the day to help deliver the learning outcomes. The extensive experience of both practical and technical accessibility ensures that our presenters can respond to the specific requirements and questions of each group.
The workshop is targeted at people involved in the design, development or maintenance of websites:
A handbook containing a copy of the workshop notes and additional resources will be provided to all attendees
Our accessible information specialists are IT and usability experts with extensive experience in accessibility and the needs of people with a disability. They provide consultancy, training and testing services throughout Australia to help organisations make their online services accessible to all.
Phone: 1300 367 055
Fax: 03 8378 1204
All cancellations will incur an administration fee of $12.50. If notification is received 14 calendar days prior to workshop start date a full refund less administration fee will be provided; Cancellation between 14 and 7 calendar days prior to the workshop will result in a 50% refund less administration fee. Cancellation less than 7 days prior to the workshop, fees will not be refunded. In the event a workshop is cancelled by Vision Australia, a full refund will be provided to all applicants.
The Digital Access team at Vision Australia has been providing government departments, large corporations and community groups with web accessibility consultancy, testing, training and production services since 1999.
The advice and training we provide is based on the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.0 (WCAG 2.0), and best practice from our extensive knowledge of working with people with disabilities.
Vision Australia is a not-for-profit organisation and is a partnership between people who are blind, sighted or have low vision.
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