Team and Business Training

Designed to educate and up-skill your staff according to their needs, our Team and Business training options enable organisations to achieve the highest standards in digital accessibility and inclusive design.

For many organisations, our courses have become an essential pathway for delivering inclusive services in alignment with the Australian Government's Digital Service Standard, and are widely renowned for their highly comprehensive and engaging delivery.

We are currently offering Virtual Classroom training only. We will be resuming in-person options later in 2021.

Please contact us to discuss how our virtual training options can benefit your organisation.

Phone: 1300 367 055

Email: digitalaccess@visionaustralia.org

Organisations we have provided training for include:

 

ANZ logo

ANZ

Macquarie University logo

Macquarie University

Latrobe Community Health Service logo

Latrobe Community Health Service

National Disability Services logo

National Disability Services

RAA

RAA

NSW EPA logo

NSW EPA

Charles Sturt University logo

Charles Sturt University

AIA Group logo

AIA Group

AGL logo

AGL

ATO logo

ATO

Australian Unity logo

Australian Unity

Health Purchasing Victoria logo

Health Purchasing Victoria

Current courses

*Please contact Digital Access to discuss particulars on how each training session can be presented to suit your organisation. At this time, we are unable to provide virtual training for Assistive Technology Training.

Introduction to Digital Accessibility Seminar

This non-technical seminar provides a comprehensive introduction to web accessibility and online documents, with demonstrations of how people with disability access digital information. It explains legal obligations, gives an overview of WCAG 2.1 and highlights the business and financial benefits of creating accessible content.

Accessible Communications and Marketing

Learn how to create accessible online web content, social media, emails, video and audio, and marketing. We’ll demonstrate solutions to achieve WCAG 2.1 Level AA conformance, as well as usability and accessibility best practices gathered through our research and user testing across various disability groups.

Note: Accessible Communications and Marketing is also part of our public training programme.

Inclusive Design

Learn about inclusive design concepts and theory and how to put them in to practice. This unique hands-on course will help you gain an understanding of what a disability is and provide the knowledge, tools, and frameworks to design more inclusively. Suitable for user experience designers, product designers, UI Designers, visual designers and content producers at all levels.

Note: Inclusive Design is also part of our public training programme

Creating Accessible Documents: Word and PDF

Learn how to create accessible Word and PDF documents in this one-day crash course. Suitable for anyone who uses Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, we’ll teach you how to ensure your digital documents are accessible to everyone.

Note: Creating Accessible Documents: Word and PDF is also part of our public training programme

Advanced Creating Accessible Documents –Microsoft Office

Learn how to create accessible Word documents, Excel workbooks, PowerPoint presentations and Outlook emails. Suitable for anyone who uses Microsoft Office, we’ll teach you the benefits of accessibility and how to ensure your digital communications are accessible to everyone. Plus, participants will gain free access to our Document Accessibility Toolbar (DAT) eLearning module.

Note: Advanced Creating Accessible Documents: Microsoft Office is also part of our public training programme

Advanced Creating Accessible Documents – Adobe PDF

Learn how to edit and verify accessible PDF files using Acrobat Pro DC. We’ll show you advanced accessibility techniques to remediate PDF documents, without the need for a source file. On completion of the workshop, you’ll know how to create PDFs that are accessible to everyone.

Note: Advanced Creating Accessible Documents: Adobe PDF is also part of our public training programme

Web Accessibility Techniques and Testing (technical)

Learn how to test for accessibility issues within a website or web application and practical techniques to resolve them. We’ll demonstrate design and code solutions you can implement to achieve WCAG 2.1 Level AA conformance, as well as usability and accessibility best practices gathered through our research and user testing across various disability groups. Suitable for anyone involved in the design, development or maintenance of websites.

Note: Web Accessibility Techniques and Testing is also part of our public training programmee

Learning DAT 101

Learn how to use Vision Australia’s free Document Accessibility Toolbar (DAT) for Microsoft Word effectively with the DAT 101: Everyday Document Accessibility eLearning course. This course drives accessibility awareness throughout an organisation by increasing everyone’s understanding of accessibility, and providing step-by-step guidance on how to efficiently use the key functions within the DAT to make Word documents accessible.

Assistive Technology Training

A unique opportunity for web and software developers/testers to understand how people who have vision loss use assistive technologies on desktop and mobile devices.

Participants will interact with and validate the accessibility of standard and dynamic functionality on their website using JAWS, VoiceOver, NVDA and ZoomText.

Writing for the Web

Create useful, usable and accessible content that works well on mobile, tablet and desktop browsers. Suitable for anyone who writes content for their organisation’s website or intranet. This course is run by our training partner, 4 Syllables.

Note: Writing for the Web is also part of our public training programme.