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Web Accessibility Techniques and Testing - Sydney

Vision Australia

Wednesday, 16 November 2016 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (AEDT)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price * Fee Quantity
Early bird
Tickets purchased more than 21 days prior
26/10/2016 $715.50 $0.00
Full fee Not Started $795.00 $0.00
Group discount
Group bookings of 4 or more
15/11/2016 $715.50 $0.00
* Prices include GST

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Web Accessibility Techniques and Testing

Renowned for its comprehensive approach to technical accessibility and inclusive design, this highly popular course will benefit anyone involved in the design, development or maintenance of websites.

You’ll learn how to test for accessibility issues within a website or web application and practical techniques to resolve them. We’ll demonstrate design and code solutions you can implement to achieve WCAG 2.0 Level AA conformance, as well as usability and accessibility best practices gathered through our own research and user testing across various disability groups.

Course content

Designed for maximum engagement and flexible delivery, learning exercises and examples are provided and questions encouraged in this lecture-style presentation. Those with a basic working knowledge of HTML and CSS will gain the most from this course.

  • Background to accessibility:
    • WCAG 2.0 principles and structure
    • Legal requirements in Australia
    • How people with disabilities access the web
  • Techniques for desktop, mobile and responsive design (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, HTML5, ARIA):
    • Images
    • Geospatial information
    • Forms
    • Visual design
    • Multimedia
    • Page structure
    • Mobile sites and apps
    • Navigation
    • Language
    • Data tables
    • Scripting
    • HTML
  • Testing tools and approaches

Course materials

In addition to printed course notes, you’ll gain access to a custom-built website to practice your skills after the course. Designed by our experts as a self-assessment resource, the site can be used to:

  • Practice identifying accessibility and inclusive design issues
  • Develop your code inspection skills in HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Practice using testing tools demonstrated during the course
  • Evaluate your success by comparing your results with those we supply

Cost and inclusions

Prices listed are per person, including GST. Catering is provided.

  • Early bird (registrations confirmed more than 21 days prior): $715.50
  • Group rate (registrations for 4 people or more): $715.50
  • Full price: $795


You may only cancel your registration by written notice to If notification of cancellation is received by Vision Australia: (i) more than 14 days prior to the event, a full refund of your registration fees, less an administration fee of $12.50, will be provided; (ii) between 7 and 14 days prior to the event, a refund of 50% of your registration fees, less an administration fee of $12.50, will be provided; (iii) less than 7 days prior to the event, registration fees will not be refunded.

Course enquiries

Phone: 1300 367 055

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Cliftons Sydney
60 Margaret Street
Level 13
Sydney, NSW 2000

Wednesday, 16 November 2016 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (AEDT)

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Vision Australia

Digital Access at Vision Australia is recognised internationally as an industry leader in the provision of digital accessibility services, equally addressing the needs of all disability groups. Specialising in web accessibility consulting, training and testing, our services are expertly designed to help our customers make their digital presence accessible to all.


Our advice and training is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.0, formulated by the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Accessibility Initiative (W3C-WAI). A member of the W3C since 2002, Digital Access significantly contributed to the creation of WCAG 2.0.


As a social enterprise, the fee-based services provided by Digital Access directly support Vision Australia’s wider activities. Our unique position working within a disability organisation ensures that end-users’ real world requirements are foremost in all the services we deliver.


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