This 2x half day WCAG 2.0 Compliance training, will supply you with the skills necessary to design accessible, inclusive content.
We are excited to invite you to our first virtual event with Content Design expert and trainer Sara Greig. Please consider joining us for this comprehensive look at Digital Accessibility with a focus on making all of your digital material completely WCAG 2.0 compliant.
The training is designed to educate participants on the importance of accessibility and how to create content that is compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. The training covers the four principles of WCAG 2.0: perceivable, operable, understandable, and robust and it will provide specific guidelines and success criteria for each one of them.
Participants will learn techniques for creating accessible text content, multimedia content, tables, forms, and other interactive elements. They will also learn best practices for creating accessible PDF documents and e-books. Hands-on practice and feedback will be provided to give participants the opportunity to apply the concepts they have learned.
The training also includes a section on best practices and tools for testing and evaluating WCAG 2.0 compliance, as well as a Q&A and discussion on how to implement these best practices in the workplace.
This training is intended for anyone involved in creating content for the web, including content creators, web developers, designers, and project managers. It is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills they need to create accessible, compliant content that can be used by a wide range of users, including those with disabilities. Overall, this training will give the participants the understanding on how to create accessible content and be compliant with WCAG 2.0 guidelines, so it can be inclusive for all users and make sure that everyone can access and use the information provided.
MEET THE FACILITATOR
Sara Greig is the founder and director of Content Design NZ. She has extensive experience as a writer, firstly as a journalist before moving into the digital space and specialising as a content designer.
Sara’s passionate about web accessibility and using data to improve content. She has a professional certificate in web accessibility from the University of South Australia.
Sara has been:
- a senior web content advisor at the Ministry of Health, working on COVID-19 vaccine web content
- the lead content designer at Oranga Tamariki, The Ministry for Children
- a content designer and product owner for Govt.nz, an award winning Plain English website
- a content designer for digital.govt.nz
- a New Zealand web standards advisor.
THE COURSE CURRICULUM
This government tailored training taking place over two half-day business days is designed to help you develop the fundamental skills in bit size chunks; skills that will be directly applicable to your day-to-day business activities. The staggered approach enables you time to digest the information, put it into practice and return the following morning to pick up where you left off, with your new information still fresh in the memory.
The Course will be run on:
Wednesday 10/5/2023 – 9:00am – 12:30pm (AEST)
Thursday 11/5/2023 – 9:00am – 12:30pm (AEST)
THIS IS THE FIRST TIME RUNNING DIGITAL ACCESSIBILITY TRAINING FOR GOVERNMENT. THE EARLY BIRD TICKETS WILL BE SURE TO SELL QUICKLY, SO GET IN WHILE YOU CAN.
- What is content design?
- Research and understanding our users.
- Learning how to create accessible content with a data driven lens.
- The importance of plain English and structure.
- Introduction to digital accessibility and the importance of WCAG 2.0 compliance.
- Overview of WCAG 2.0 guidelines and success criteria.
- Best practices for creating accessible web content.
- The four principles of WCAG 2.0
- Hands-on session: Reviewing existing websites and identifying accessibility barriers.
- Overview of assistive technologies and how they support accessibility.
- Techniques for creating accessible forms, images, videos, and audio content.
- Hands-on practice and feedback in creating accessible content according to WCAG 2.0 guidelines.
- Hands-on session: Creating accessible content and testing with assistive technologies.
Who should attend this course:
- Communications Experts
- Content Specialists
- CX, UX and UI Professionals
- Graphic Designers
- Directors and Managers with a focus on Inclusive Design
Understand the WCAG guidelines to make your web content more accessible to people with disabilities, including visual, auditory, motor, and cognitive impairments.
Discover the four principles: perceivable, operable, understandable, and robust. Each of which is broken down into specific guidelines and success criteria that spell out the requirements for accessibility.
5% discount will be offered to group registrations of more than 10 learners
10% for group registrations of more than 20 learners
For group discounts please contact us at [email protected]twork.com