Understanding accessibility evaluations and testing results

Analyse your data and identify where you need to focus your attention for accessibility

Why you should attend

Understanding whether your website, apps or digital services are accessible and meet accessibility regulations is important. Undertaking or commissioning an accessibility audit can be a daunting task if you have limited knowledge of tests that will be undertaken, the standards you will be measured against and the evaluation you will receive. And once you’ve received the results you need to know how to prioritise the work to remediate issues.

In this course we will take you through the principles and methods used to measure accessibility compliance to the Web Content Accessibility Standards. We will look at some tools that can be used for automated checks and other approaches for validating accessibility conformance. 

Who will benefit from this training?

This course is aimed at anyone creating, managing or procuring digital content or systems. It will also be of value as an introductory session for developers, testers and content creators looking to develop further accessibility skills. 

  • Product owners / managers in development environments
  • Developers 
  • Testers

May also be of interest to:

  • Designers
  • Content creators
  • Managers (at an organisational level) 

Level of training: Suitable for all levels of knowledge. While not compulsory, it is strongly recommended that prospective attendees of this session also attend the session “How to begin your own accessibility testing”  if you have no prior knowledge of accessibility testing. 

Get 10 training courses for the price of 8

To help you get even better value in the year ahead, we have a 10 for the price of 8 bundle on 2024 AbilityNet online training courses for you and your team to enjoy. 

Book your training bundle

Book Now: Thursday 17 October 2024

  • 13:00 to 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.

If you're looking for training for more than 8 people on a single course, please contact us about our great value in-house training options.

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Attendees of the live training will receive a recording of the course. If you are not attending the live training you can buy an existing recording of the course on demand:

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Course overview

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • understand how accessibility conformance is evaluated and reported compared to other testing approaches
  • compare the outputs of automated testing tools to manual approaches
  • consider factors that influence the prioritisation of accessibility issues.


"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 - Nick Freear

Nick Freear

Nick Freear is an Accessibility and Usability Consultant at AbilityNet.

His role includes carrying out design reviews, accessibility audits, user testing and providing in-depth consultancy to organisations on web accessibility and usability.

His professional background includes working as an Educational Technology (Web) Developer at The Open University.

He is accredited with the Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) qualification awarded by the IAAP, and holds a BEng (Hons) and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Birmingham.

Nick also enjoys cycling and walking in the great outdoors.

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

Click on the date below to book your place for a future course:

Thursday 17 October 2024
13:00 to 14:30 BST




Online via Zoom


  • Delivered on Zoom using its automated captions feature
  • Advanced sharing of slides if required
  • Captioned recording with transcript provided

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