The Accessibility Directorate of Ontario, in partnership with the Ontario government’s Accessibility Centre of Excellence (ACOE), is offering free courses to the public sector on how to make website and content accessible.
The ACOE is the authoritative source of accessibility information across the provincial government as it relates to information and information technology. Training will be delivered live by an ACOE trainer via webinar.

Space is limited so register today!

Important: Make sure you note the date and time for the registered course in your calendar. You will not receive an email confirmation when you register. A day or two before the session date, you will receive an email meeting invitation with the webinar details from the webinar host, Sekaly Osman. If you have any questions about your registration, please contact Alex Tapp at alexandra.tapp@ontario.ca or 416-326-9713.

 

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Primer

Designed for a general audience, this course will give you an overview of web accessibility, WCAG 2.0, AODA requirements and the compliance schedule. No prior knowledge of accessibility is required.

March 21, 2018
9:15 am – 12:00 pm
 
Register for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Primer
 
Important:  On the registration page “Ministry” is a mandatory field. Enter “Accessibility Directorate of Ontario” in this field.

 

Creating Accessible MS Word Documents

Discover the background and theory of accessibility and how it affects document creation. Learn techniques for creating accessible Word documents and making existing documents accessible.  Prerequisite: a general understanding of Microsoft Word.

February 21, 2018
9:15 am – 12:00 pm

Register for Creating Accessible MS Word Documents
 
Important:  On the registration page “Ministry” is a mandatory field. Enter “Accessibility Directorate of Ontario” in this field.

 

Creating Accessible PDFs with Adobe Acrobat

Discover the background and theory of accessibility and how it effects document creation. Learn techniques for creating accessible PDF documents. Prerequisite: a general understanding of Adobe Acrobat.

January 31, 2018
9:15 am – 12:00 pm

March 28, 2018
9:15 am – 12:00 pm

Register for Creating Accessible PDFs with Adobe Acrobat
 
Important:  On the registration page “Ministry” is a mandatory field. Enter “Accessibility Directorate of Ontario” in this field.

Creating Accessible PDFs with Adobe Acrobat – Advanced

Learn advanced techniques for accessible PDF documents.  Perquisite: experience creating PDF documents and using the features of Acrobat Pro.
 
February 14, 2018
9:15 am – 12:00 pm

Register for Creating Accessible PDFs with Adobe Acrobat – Advanced
 
Important:  On the registration page “Ministry” is a mandatory field. Enter “Accessibility Directorate of Ontario” in this field.

Date: 
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 2:17pm
Display Location: 
Constituency: 
OCAD University
Free courses on how to make website and content accessible
Monday January 29th, 2018

The Accessibility Directorate of Ontario, in partnership with the Ontario government’s Accessibility Centre of Excellence (ACOE), is offering free courses to the public sector on how to make website and content accessible.
The ACOE is the authoritative source of accessibility information across the provincial government as it relates to information and information technology. Training will be delivered live by an ACOE trainer via webinar.

Space is limited so register today!

Important: Make sure you note the date and time for the registered course in your calendar. You will not receive an email confirmation when you register. A day or two before the session date, you will receive an email meeting invitation with the webinar details from the webinar host, Sekaly Osman. If you have any questions about your registration, please contact Alex Tapp at alexandra.tapp@ontario.ca or 416-326-9713.

 

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Primer

Designed for a general audience, this course will give you an overview of web accessibility, WCAG 2.0, AODA requirements and the compliance schedule. No prior knowledge of accessibility is required.

March 21, 2018
9:15 am – 12:00 pm
 
Register for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Primer
 
Important:  On the registration page “Ministry” is a mandatory field. Enter “Accessibility Directorate of Ontario” in this field.

 

Creating Accessible MS Word Documents

Discover the background and theory of accessibility and how it affects document creation. Learn techniques for creating accessible Word documents and making existing documents accessible.  Prerequisite: a general understanding of Microsoft Word.

February 21, 2018
9:15 am – 12:00 pm

Register for Creating Accessible MS Word Documents
 
Important:  On the registration page “Ministry” is a mandatory field. Enter “Accessibility Directorate of Ontario” in this field.

 

Creating Accessible PDFs with Adobe Acrobat

Discover the background and theory of accessibility and how it effects document creation. Learn techniques for creating accessible PDF documents. Prerequisite: a general understanding of Adobe Acrobat.

January 31, 2018
9:15 am – 12:00 pm

March 28, 2018
9:15 am – 12:00 pm

Register for Creating Accessible PDFs with Adobe Acrobat
 
Important:  On the registration page “Ministry” is a mandatory field. Enter “Accessibility Directorate of Ontario” in this field.

Creating Accessible PDFs with Adobe Acrobat – Advanced

Learn advanced techniques for accessible PDF documents.  Perquisite: experience creating PDF documents and using the features of Acrobat Pro.
 
February 14, 2018
9:15 am – 12:00 pm

Register for Creating Accessible PDFs with Adobe Acrobat – Advanced
 
Important:  On the registration page “Ministry” is a mandatory field. Enter “Accessibility Directorate of Ontario” in this field.

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