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Digital Accessibility Training

Vision Australia has released their training calendar for 2020. Courses are being held in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra and Hobart. They are also offering a new course: Accessible Communications and Marketing. 

Inclusive Design

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.

Melbourne – March 19, June 18
Canberra – March 26, June 25
Sydney – March 5, June 4
Brisbane – May 7
Perth – May 14
Adelaide – May 21

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.

Melbourne – March 17
Sydney – June 11

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.

Brisbane – March 3
Sydney – March 4, June 9, November 4
Canberra – March 5, June 10, November 5
Melbourne – March 18, June 11, November 11
Hobart – March 17
Adelaide – May 6
Perth – May 5

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.

Sydney – May 13, September 9
Canberra – May 20, September 16
Melbourne – May 27, August 26
Hobart – August 5

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.

Sydney – May 14, September 10
Canberra – May 21, September 17
Melbourne – May 28, August 27
Hobart – August 6

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

Brisbane – May 25
Sydney – May 27
Canberra – May 29
Melbourne – April 28
Hobart – April 30
Adelaide – April 2
Perth – March 30

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.

Melbourne – May 7, October 8
Canberra – June 4, November 12

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.

Melbourne – October 9
Canberra – November 13

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.

Further information and registration details.