Master Accessible Document Creation





Join our one-day training course, designed for anyone involved in creating documents in their daily role across the public, private, or third sectors.

This course focuses on creating accessible documents - such as Word documents, PowerPoints, and PDFs - that cater to all audiences.

Gain an understanding of the legal aspects and implications of document accessibility, including compliance with WCAG standards.

What You'll Learn

In this training course, you will:

  • Discover the importance of accessibility in document creation.
  • Learn how to structure content for screen readers.
  • Understand how to use alternative text for images.
  • Explore accessible typography and layout techniques to ensure readability for diverse audiences.
  • Gain insights into the legal requirements and implications of document accessibility, with a focus on WCAG compliance.

What to Expect on the Day

During the training course, you can expect:

  • A comprehensive overview of accessibility in document creation.
  • Practical examples and guidelines to apply in your daily work.
  • Interactive sessions with opportunities to ask questions and engage with the trainers.
  • Real-world scenarios demonstrating the impact of accessible documents.
  • Tips and best practices to enhance your document creation process.
  • Hands-on activities to practice and reinforce your learning.

Who Will Benefit

This training course is ideal for content creators, designers, educators, and business professionals in the public, private, or third sectors who create documents in their daily roles. Whether you're new to accessibility or looking to enhance your existing knowledge, this session will provide valuable insights and practical techniques to foster a more inclusive digital environment for all.

Your trainers

About Kieran Rooney

Kieran is passionate about everyone having equal access to the web and computing. With a background in mental health, having completed a master's degree in health psychology, and an undergraduate in Psychology, he has knowledge of the effect physical and mental health issues can have on an individual's day to day life. Kieran has extensive face to face research experience. After university, he worked at Scotland’s Association for Mental health and worked first hand with individuals with enduring mental and physical health conditions to support them to live a fulfilling life. He has also recently completed a software development bootcamp which sparked his passion for UX. Outside of work, he is a proud budgie dad and lover of folk and country music. Most of his spare time is spent learning the guitar both independently and with the Glasgow Folk Workshop.

About Keith Allan

Keith is a skilled Principal Accessibility Consultant with experience in User Centred Design and a passion for creating inclusivity in technology through effective accessibility. Keith has experience working with web designers, developers and project managers on multiple accessibility projects with clients in the public sector, retail and financial services. Through his client engagements he regularly applies his skills in Accessibility Testing, Web Design, Accessibility mentoring and Usability testing with people with disabilities.

Course Access

You will receive an online link to access the course in the coming days.

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