Learn the Essential Skills of Inclusive Design & AODA Compliance
Are you currently working in the area of web development and content creation? Do you fully understand the requirements surrounding the upcoming Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act? Employers are increasingly seeking inclusion and innovation in today’s global digital skills.
This 2-day workshop delivered through Humber College’s School of Media Studies and IT, will take you through the guidelines and best practices for inclusive design in web and mobile design and development. Our “hands-on” approach will prepare you to step back into your workplace with the essential skills needed to be confident in the realm of inclusive and accessible design.
Don’t wait to learn this essential skill. Complete this certificate, learn the tools and best practices of inclusive design and AODA compliance. Be prepared. Be a leader in your organization, an AODA expert, an early adopter of inclusive design, so you, and your company, are ahead of the curve.
What will you learn?
Essential AODA skills that employers are looking for in Designers and Content Creators
How to expand your website reach by designing in an inclusive, universal manner that complies with all AODA standards
To develop skills and tools needed to incorporate inclusive design best practices into your daily workflow
To thoroughly understand AODA guidelines, thereby gaining the confidence that the work you produce is inclusive
Who should take this course?
Digital professionals and content creators
Web and mobile design developers
Quality assurance testers
Digital agency managers and executives
What is the Classroom Experience like?
2-day intensive delivery
Tutorials, case analysis, applied activities
Small class sizes
Experienced faculty-led instruction
Module One: Overview of Inclusive Design and AODA Standards
- AODA & WCAG 2.0 Introduction & Overview
- Customer Service standards and alternative formats
- Accessible PDF’s & Presentations
Module Two: Digital Design Best Practices
- Inclusive Design Guidelines
- Mobile & Interaction Design
- Plain language, image description & Visual Hierarchy
Module Three: Web Development Best Practices
- WCAG 2.0 Core elements
- ARIA Guidelines
- Overview of available 3rd party resources
- Compatibility with assisted devices
Module Four: Quality Assurance Best Practices
- Assistive Device specifications
- Usability testing pitfalls
- Accessibility testing integration
For multiple registrations within an organization, please contact Susan.Roberton@humber.ca
What can I bring into the event?
Laptop for the hands-on aspect of this course.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Susan Roberton, Director of Professional & Continuing Education, 416.675.6622 ext.4535 | firstname.lastname@example.org
What’s the refund policy?
If we cancel this workshop, you will receive a full refund.