Embedding accessibility at every stage of your project

Are your projects accessible and inclusive first time, every time?

Get 10 training courses for the price of 8

To help you get even better value this year, we have a 10 for the price of 8 bundle on AbilityNet online training courses for you and your team to enjoy. 


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  • Wednesday 13 April 2022
  • 13:00 to 14:30 GMT

If the date for this training has now passed, the recording, when ready, will be available to purchase below. Or if the date of this training is not suitable for you, look at our calendar and join our mailing list and we will keep you updated when the training course is repeated in the near future. Alternatively, you can contact us about your needs.

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Why you should attend

At the end of this course you will understand:

  • What an accessibility policy is and why you need it
  • How to create and support an accessibility policy throughout the development lifecycle
  • How to respond to accessibility feedback, evaluate policy success and review your policy

Who is this training for

This course is aimed at those wishing to create a robust accessibility policy, mainly product owners / managers in development environments and managers at an organisational level. 

As an accessibility policy affects all roles throughout the development process the content may also be suitable for roles including developers, testers, designers and content creators.

What will be covered

Contents include:

  • Why an accessibility policy is needed and stages of implementation
  • Scope and coverage
  • Responding to accessibility feedback, evaluating policy success and reviewing your policy

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

What to bring: You will need a good internet connection, access to a laptop or desktop computer and to be able to open/use the Zoom platform without restrictions on your device

Location: Online - this course is delivered via the Zoom platform

Accessibility: 

  • The course will be delivered with live captions
  • We can share slides in advance if required
  • A captioned recording with transcript will be shared with attendees after the live event

Why train with us?

97% of attendees rated our webinars and training ‘Excellent' or ’Good’ in 2019

What our previous attendees say

"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 our trainer

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Jack Baker

Jack Baker is an Accessibility & Usability Consultant at AbilityNet, where he has worked for 4 years. 

He is a Certified Professional in Web Accessibility (CPWA) with the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP), meaning he has successfully passed both the Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) and the Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) exams. He also holds degrees in both Psychology and Computer Science. 

His role involves providing in-depth consultancy to a wide range of organisations on web and mobile accessibility. This includes carrying out accessibility audits, design reviews, and diverse user testing. 

In his spare time, he enjoys cycling, trying to play the piano, and losing at chess. 
 

About our training team

Our trainers have decades of experience between them. They deliver accessibility consultancy ranging from technical audits and user tests, through to ongoing involvement in the accessibility of enterprise-level agile projects. They regularly champion accessibility at conferences, lead webinars, and run workshops.