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WCAG 2.1 AA Fundamentals

Get a complete understanding of web accessibility and its guidelines. Designed by our certified Web Accessibility Specialist.

Incorporating games, activities and demos, this course takes participants through all 2.1 AA WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) criteria, its application in the real world and the techniques to make and test content to achieve level AA compliance.

This is the online version of the WCAG 2.1 Fundamentals course, delivered as 4x 3.5-hour sessions with a live remote instructor via video conferencing.

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$1000 per person (excl. GST)

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Course outline

Introduction

  • What is web accessibility, what is WCAG
  • Who benefits from web accessibility
  • The 4 impairment types

Visual elements (Day 1)

  • Colour
  • Visual cues
  • Images and multimedia

Keyboard accessibility (Day 2)

  • Keyboard navigation
  • Focus visibility and order
  • Keyboard traps and unexpected behaviour

Semantics and forms (Day 3)

  • Semantics and parsing
  • Headings
  • Forms

Motion and orientating (Day 4)

  • Motion
  • Display
  • Status messages
  • Page and site orientating

Accessibility and you

  • Action planning to set your accessibility journey into motion or take your team to the next level

Note: These are the topics normally covered but might alter slightly depending on the needs of the attendees.

Target audience

Suitable for Front-end developers, UX Designers, Business Analysts, Visual designers and QAs. Appropriate for practitioners with absolute beginner to intermediate skill level in web accessibility.

Prerequisites

A basic understanding of the web (elements, controls, content types) is required.

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