Embedding accessibility at every stage of your project

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

Date and time

Thursday 5 November 2020 - 13:00 to 14:30 BST

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
     

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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.

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

Why train with us?

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

Attendees will receive a link to the recording of the training to watch back at your leisure after the event. (And you’ll always have access to the latest advice as we will update the content on the link when the training is repeated in the future.)

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

Image of Alice Taylor, trainer for AbilityNet

Alice Taylor joined AbilityNet after spending five years working as a Front End Developer in a range of digital agencies.

As a senior accessibility consultant in our Accessibility Services Team, Alice provides in-depth auditing of web/mobile websites and applications, and carries out design, wireframe and specialist assistive technology reviews, for a wide range of clients across the public and private sectors.

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.