Web Accessibility with WCAG Training for Web Designers

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In this Web Accessibility with WCAG Training for Web Designers training class, students will learn how and why to create websites that meet WCAG, the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, standards for website accessibility.

This class targets web designers, i.e, the people who will be responsible for creating the accessible pages. Students attending this class are expected to have working knowledge of HTML and at least intermediate knowledge of CSS.

  1. Understand the importance of creating accessible websites.
  2. Learn what it means to make a site "accessible".
  3. Learn legal guidelines and best practices and standards.
  4. Learn to test your web pages for accessibility.
  5. Learn to create proper text equivalents.
  6. Learn to create accessible navigation.
  7. Learn to create accessible alternative to audio and multimedia.
  8. Learn to create accessible forms.
  9. Learn to create accessible tables.
  10. Learn to create web pages that can benefit from but do not rely on scripts and style sheets.
  11. Learn to create web pages using HTML5 and ARIA, W3C's Accessible Rich Internet Applications.
  1. Web accessibility and the law
    1. Section 508, U.S. Government compliance standards
    2. WCAG 2, Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
    3. ADA, Americans with Disabilities
  2. Disability and the Internet
    1. What is Web Accessibility?
    2. What is "WCAG"; the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines?
    3. Screen readers and assistive technologies
  3. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
    1. Principle One - Perceivable
      1. Guideline 1.1 - Text Alternatives
      2. Guideline 1.2 - Time-based Media
      3. Guideline 1.3 - Adaptable
      4. Guideline 1.4 - Distinguishable
    2. Principle Two - Operable
      1. Guideline 2.1 - Keyboard Accessible
      2. Guideline 2.2 - Enough Time
      3. Guideline 2.3 - Seizures
      4. Guideline 2.4 - Navigable
      5. Guideline 3.1 - Readable
      6. Guideline 3.2 - Predictable
      7. Guideline 3.3 - Input Assistance
      8. Guideline 4.1 - Compatible
  4. Accessibility testing
    1. Evaluating web site accessibility
    2. Testing and evaluating your website for accessibility In the browser tools automated tools user testing
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Class Prerequisites

Experience in the following is required for this Web Accessibility class:

  • HTML
  • CSS
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Students rated our Web Accessibility with WCAG Training for Web Designers trainers 9.63 out of 10 based on 3 reviews

The instructor was knowledgeable and offered great insight into specific problems.

Christine Nofsinger, PVHS
Fort Collins CO

Training with Weucator was nice because I was able to learn from the comfort of my own surroundings - this experience surpassed my expectations, and my teacher was personable and knowledgeable, having University level teaching experience.

Alison Geraghty, Munich Reinsurance Company of Canada
Toronto ON

The class was highly valuable for me.

Kenneth Brewer, CareFusion
Chula Vista CA

This was the perfect class for anyone interested in getting to know the software, the interface and its basic capabilities. The class was well structured, moved at just the right pace and the instructor was very knowledgeable about the product.

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North Canton OH

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