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Book Accessibility training for yourself or for your team! We offer many courses on how to make accessible websites and documents.

Creating Accessible Documents
in Microsoft Office

Designed for: All users who wish to create Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documentation that is clear and accessible to a wider audience, including those with visual, audial, or cognitive disabilities.
  • All users of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Goals: By the end of this 2-day class you’ll understand what accessibility is and how to use best practices and the tools available in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to create content that will be clear and understandable to any users with disabilities. You will:
  • Understand accessibility and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)
  • Use best practices to style and format text
  • Apply simple and clear writing techniques
  • Appreciate how colour and contrast, fonts, types, and ligatures impact accessibility
  • Use alternative text and captions with images and objects
  • Understand how to work with Excel workbooks properly to make them accessible
  • Work with Themes, Slide Layouts, and Reading Order to make PowerPoint presentations accessible
  • Properly convert documents to PDF to preserve accessibility formatting
  • And much more...
Upcoming Classes:
  • February 2 & 3, 2023 9am to 4pm ET
Creating Accessible Documents
in Word

Designed for: All users who wish to specifically create Word documentation that is clear and accessible to a wider audience, including those with visual, audial, or cognitive disabilities.
  • All users of Microsoft Word
Goals: By the end of this 1-day class you’ll understand what accessibility is, and how to use best practices and the tools available in Word to create content that will be clear and understandable to any users with disabilities. You will:
  • Understand accessibility and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)
  • Use best practices to style and format text
  • Apply simple and clear writing techniques
  • Appreciate how colour and contrast, fonts, types, and ligatures impact accessibility
  • Use alternative text and captions with images and objects
  • Create accessible tables of contents and tables of figures
  • Enable the DAISY reader snap-in
  • And much more...
Upcoming Classes:
  • January 16, 2023 9am to 4pm ET
Creating Accessible PDFs Using Adobe Acrobat Pro

Designed for: This course is designed for students who have a working knowledge of Office products and a basic understanding of accessibility. Some knowledge of working with PDFs is useful.

Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • Understand the principles of Web Accessibility
  • Understand legislation, guidelines and standards for PDFs
  • Learn about manual checks for accessibility
  • Use the Acrobat accessibility checker to check and fix basic accessibility issues
  • Work with the structure of PDF tags to make the PDFs more accessible
  • And much more...
Upcoming Classes:
  • January 18, 2023 9am to 4pm ET
  • March 27, 2023 9am to 4pm ET
Creating Accessible Websites for Developers and Designers

Designed for: This course has been designed for Web Developers and Designers.

Goals: After taking this course, students will be able to:
  • Understand the principles of Web Accessibility
  • Create content that can be presented in different ways (for example simpler layout) without losing information or structure
  • Understand more about assistive technology: screen readers, alternative keyboards, switches, scanning software, etc.
  • Learn more about WCAG 2.1 Level A & AA Guidelines
  • Use Evaluation tools - Accessibility evaluation tools, HTML validators, and CSS validators
  • And much more...
Upcoming Classes:
No public classes are currently scheduled...
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Creating Accessible Websites for Digital Content Creators & Digital Content Creator Managers

Designed for: This course is designed for Website and Digital Content Creators (writers, editors, video creators, graphic designers) and their managers.

Goals: By the end of the training, you’ll be able to:
  • Understand the principles of Web Accessibility
  • Create content that can be presented in different ways (for example simpler layout) without losing information or structure
  • Understand more about assistive technology: screen readers, alternative keyboards, switches, scanning software, etc.
  • Learn more about WCAG 2.1 Level A & AA Guidelines
  • And much more...
Upcoming Classes:
No public classes are currently scheduled...
Click More Info to learn more, submit a question or request a private class.
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Creating a document that is accessible means your information can be read and understood by everyone! Find out how you can reduce barriers and make your documents accessible in this free webinar.

With our Accessibility Training you can learn to...

  • Work Efficiently
    • Quickly understand the different text alternatives you can use
    • Provide your users with enough time to read and use your content
    • Easily ensure your content can be read and heard on your website and the documents you create
  • Work Effectively
    • Adapt your website to current Accessibility guidelines
    • Ensure your content can be used with screen readers
    • Get clarity on the changes you need to make on your website and documents
  • Work Brilliantly
    • Work within A & AA Guidelines
    • Understand WCAG Guidelines
    • Learn about remediation resources available online
    • Get the information you need about Assistive Technologies
  • And More!

Professional Accessibility Training That Sets You Apart

Sign up now for our Accessibility courses to help you:

  • Adapt your website content and documents to be accessible
  • Explore how your content can be read and heard by everyone
  • Ensure your website and documents can be used with assistive technologies
  • And so much more…

Why You Need It

Accessibility training is non-negotiable for websites.

  • Unsure of how to make your website and documents accessible?
  • Want to quickly understand WCAG Guidelines?
  • Need tips on how to make sure your content can be read and heard?
Our Accessibility training is the perfect solution for you.

Available With These Courses

Your course comes with the following

Manual

Your course will come with a manual and hands-on exercises.

Person

Real time support: Ask your instructor any questions in a small classroom experience.

Certificate

You will receive a Certificate of Completion after your session

After Training Support

Our classes will come with 30 days of 24/7 After Training Support.

How You’ll Learn

Learn from anywhere! Your training will be hosted online via Microsoft Teams. You don’t have to travel and can attend from your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection.

You’ll learn from experienced expert trainers in your live training. Feel free to ask questions throughout your interactive hands-on learning experience.

Why Learn With Us

The Great Canadian Training & Consulting Company will help you get the training you need to excel at your job. We will help you find and use the features you need, allowing you to work more efficiently and painlessly. We offer private training and consulting services to address your Accessibility training needs.

We care and we are there for you every step of the way. We stick by you even after training is over, by ensuring your Accessibility training success with our after-training support options as well.

Contact us today to book your worry-free Accessibility training. Working with us is easy!