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Writing for the Web - Canberra

Vision Australia

Thursday, 3 November 2016 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (AEDT)

Writing for the Web - Canberra

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Ticket Type Sales End Price * Fee Quantity
Early bird
Tickets purchased more than 21 days prior
Ended $675.00 $0.00
Full fee 02/11/2016 $750.00 $0.00
Group discount
Group bookings of 4 or more
02/11/2016 $675.00 $0.00
* Prices include GST

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Writing for the Web

Create useful, usable and accessible content that works well on mobile, tablet and desktop browsers.

Suitable for anyone who writes content for their organisation’s website, intranet.

Course content

The course modules are:

  • Users: Covers reading behaviour online; how people with disabilities interact with content.
  • Findable: Covers content elements that affect search engine optimisation. Includes labelling content so people can identify pages listed in search results, social media links, browser tabs, bookmarks and histories.
  • Scannable: Covers designing content for desktop computers, tablets and mobiles. Includes structure, headings, paragraphs, lists, tables and links.
  • Readable: Covers writing for efficient and effective reading. Includes register, word choice, sentence length, verb voice, nominalisations, personal pronouns and concise writing.
  • Accessible: Covers the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 in brief, focusing on the guidelines for images.

Course materials

During the course, you’ll use an iPad we supply (shared with another participant), preloaded with the presentation files and exercises.

You’ll receive:

  • Printed course notes which include handy checklists
  • Access to download presentation slides (for personal use only)
  • Loads of online resources (cheat sheets, tip sheets, writing exercises and more)

Course facilitator

The course is facilitated by Dey Alexander, our training partner from 4 Syllables. Dey has over 20 years’ experience on web projects. Her current work is a mix of content strategy, user experience and inclusive design.

Cost and inclusions

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

  • Early bird (registrations confirmed more than 21 days prior): $675
  • Group rate (registrations for 4 people or more): $675
  • Full price: $750


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

Have questions about Writing for the Web - Canberra? Contact Vision Australia

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When & Where

Cliftons Canberra
Level 2
10 Moore Street
Canberra City, ACT 2601

Thursday, 3 November 2016 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 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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