Accessibility testing in mobile apps

Learn how to check that your applications are accessible for all audiences

Why you should attend

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Provide a comprehensive overview of the two main mobile screen readers.
  • Know what to look for when conducting an app accessibility review.
  • Be aware of additional testing tools used to analyse app accessibility at the time of development, as well as more broad design considerations.
  • Google and Apple design considerations and best practice.
  • Be aware of advanced testing tools such as the Accessibility Scanner and Accessibility Inspector, as well as lint checks and automated testing frameworks

Who will benefit from this training?

  • Designers
  • Developers
  • Testers of mobile applications
  • Those directly involved in the production and development of content and strategy.

Level of training: Attendees will need some awareness of accessibility standards and this course will focus on how these can be applied.

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Book Now: Thursday 16 May 2024

  • 13:00 - 14:30 BST

Please note: after purchasing a ticket you are able to reassign the ticket, if somebody different to the ticket purchaser will be attending the training.

Attendees of the live training session will receive a Certificate of Attendance to add to their professional development training portfolio.

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Course Overview

This course is aimed at those wishing to conduct mobile accessibility test audits and want to learn more about how to use a mobile screen reader to navigate a native app.

What you will learn

If you're building or releasing a mobile app, you need to be testing your app is accessible. On this course you will learn how to test on iOS and Android devices using VoiceOver and TalkBack as well as a number of different testing tools and frameworks, covering mobile app design consideration and best practice.

"Very insightful and informative."  
"A well delivered and well-paced webinar. Liked the polls and colourful examples." 
“I’ve found the sessions useful in bringing the range of accessibility issues to our attention, from website navigation to ensuring that images are meaningful to the visually impaired… I’d say that the training is essential for those responsible for the content of public websites.”

Meet your trainer - Vayia Malamidou

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Vayia Malamidou currently works as an Accessibility and Usability Consultant at AbilityNet. Her role includes carrying out design reviews, accessibility audits, user testing and providing in-depth consultancy to organisations on web accessibility and usability. 

Having spent 20 years working in a variety of digital content projects, she now specialises in the domain of digital accessibility. She is accredited with the Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) qualification awarded by IAAP. 

Important information 

Class size: We limit the number of people on our training courses to ensure all attendees can engage with the presenter, ask questions and have an informative experience.

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Date and time

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Thursday 16 May 2024
13:00 to 14:30 BST

 

 

Location

Online via Zoom

Accessibility

  • Delivered with live captions
  • Advanced sharing of slides if required
  • Captioned recording with transcript

More information
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