Digital Accessibility Training 2020

16 December 2019

Vision Australia’s Digital Access Team had a busy 2019, supporting more people than ever to learn about accessibility in website development, digital design, all kinds of documents and writing inclusively for the web.

Start planning your 2020 training calendar now; courses are being held at additional venues in Perth, Adelaide and Hobart, alongside Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney and Brisbane. We are providing training right across Australia, due to organisations everywhere understanding the need to provide a digital experience that is inclusive and accessible to everyone. 

We are delighted to provide much needed training with our new course: Accessible Communications and Marketing, and look forward to starting classes in Melbourne in March.

Digital Access continues to offer in-house training to your organisation; please call us on 1300 367 055 to discuss your options, or email Digital Access directly with your enquiry.

Training Courses

Inclusive Design

Inclusive Design training was very popular in 2019, and due to public demand, we are extending classes to Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide in 2020.

This unique hands-on course will help user experience designers, user experience researchers, UI Designers and product designers gain an understanding of what a disability is and provide the knowledge, tools, and frameworks to design more inclusively.

Accessible Communications and Marketing

Accessible Communications and Marketing is ideal for anyone involved in communications or marketing, such as communications managers, brand managers, content editors, social media managers and coordinators, graphic designers, etc; to assist with creating accessible online web content, social media, emails, video and audio, and marketing.

Creating Accessible Documents: Word and PDF

Creating Accessible Documents: Word and PDF is coming up in Adelaide and Perth in 2020, as organisations everywhere understand the need to provide documents that are accessible to everyone. This training is very popular, with participants learning the fundamentals of creating accessible Word documents, and how to convert them to accessible Adobe PDF documents.

Advanced Creating Accessible Documents: Microsoft Office

Advanced Creating Accessible Documents: Microsoft Office provides extra knowledge and teaches the skills needed to create accessible Word documents, Excel workbooks, PowerPoint presentations and Outlook emails. Due to the popularity of our fundamental course in Hobart in 2019, we are extending the Advanced Creating Accessible Documents training there in 2020.

Advanced Creating Accessible Documents: Adobe PDF

Ensure your PDF documents are accessible to everyone, through learning how to create and remediate PDF files without the need for access to a source file in our Advanced Creating Accessible Documents: Adobe PDF training.

Web Accessibility Techniques and Testing

Our highly popular Web Accessibility Techniques and Testing training will benefit anyone involved in the development or maintenance of websites.

“The Vision Australia accessibility workshop is a thorough, informative and fun way to get up to speed on the accessibility requirements of WCAG” Chris, Liquid Interactive

Writing for the Web

Writing for the Web will assist you in creating useful, usable and accessible content that work well on mobile, tablet and desktop browsers. This workshop is suitable for anyone who writes content for their organisation’s website, intranet.

Accessibility for web writers

Learn how to make your content accessible for people with disabilities. Get hands-on experience in our Accessibility for web writers workshop using simple tools to test content against the WCAG 2.1 standard. Suitable for web writers, editors, publishers and content managers.

You can join the waiting list for any of our public workshops by emailing Digital Access with your interest and we will let you know when your selected training will be available.

Digital Access Services

Don’t forget, Digital Access is here to support you in making your digital assets inclusive to everyone. If you and your team need accessibility and inclusion advice – whether it’s about strategy, document design, a website upgrade, or you’re thinking of developing a whole new product or service – our team is here to help.

Just call us on 1300 367 055 with your enquiry.