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Writing for the Web - Canberra

Vision Australia

Thursday, 7 June 2018 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (AEST)

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
17/05/2018 $675.00 $0.00
Full fee Not Started $750.00 $0.00
Group discount
Group bookings of 4 or more
01/06/2018 $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.
  • Useful: Covers planning to ensure you identify your audience and meet their information needs. 
  • 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

Cancellations

You may only cancel your registration by written notice to digitalaccess@visionaustralia.org. 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
Email: digitalaccess@visionaustralia.org

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

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

Thursday, 7 June 2018 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (AEST)


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Vision Australia

Vision Australia's Digital Access consultancy is recognised internationally as an industry leader in online accessibility. With expert knowledge of accessibility conformance, inclusive design and the needs of people with disability or impairment, we’ve spent over 16 years helping organisations make their digital products and services accessible to everyone.

Our advice and training is based on expert knowledge of WCAG 2.0 conformance, as well as usability and accessibility best practices gained from extensive research and user testing across a wide spectrum of disability groups.

We're proud to be the leading provider of accessibility training in Australia. Our courses enable professionals and whole organisations to achieve the highest standards in digital accessibility and communication. For many organisations, our courses have become an essential pathway for delivering inclusive services in alignment with the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 and Australian Government's Digital Service Standard, and are widely renowned for their highly comprehensive and engaging delivery.

All our trainers hold a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, and are international experts in their subject matter.

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