Web Accessibility Curriculum Features

Detailed Web Accessibility Training
for Web Developers, QA Testers, and Technical Content Creators

Courses in this curriculum focus on web accessibility, and include a wealth of examples, within detailed courses. Courses are self-paced, and you can jump from one topic to another, treating the materials as a reference library, or "encyclopedia of accessibility."

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Content and Platform Features

  • Detailed explanations of each topic
  • Rules for each topic — designated as either requirements or best practices — based on WCAG success criteria
  • Good and bad (pass and fail) examples of the rules
  • Highly detailed WCAG testing methodology training/reference
  • Self-test quizzes
  • Official Deque certificates of completion for each course
  • Detailed web accessibility graded, timed exam, with official Deque certificate of completion
  • Admin dashboard (for team accounts)

Courses in the Curriculum

  1. IAAP Certification Quick Guide
  2. IAAP CPACC Certification Prep Course
  3. Accessibility Fundamentals - Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  4. Designing an Accessible User Experience
  5. Semantic Structure and Navigation (with WCAG 2.2 updates)
  6. Visual Design and Colors (with WCAG 2.2 updates)
  7. Device-Independent Input Methods (with WCAG 2.2 updates)
  8. Form Labels, Instructions, and Validation (with WCAG 2.2 updates)
  9. Images, SVG, and Canvas
  10. Responsive Design and Zoom
  11. Multimedia, Animations, and Motion
  12. Dynamic Updates, AJAX, and Single-Page Apps
  13. Custom JavaScript/ARIA Widgets
  14. Web Accessibility Testing: Basic Methods and Tools
  15. Web Accessibility Testing: Screen Readers
  16. WCAG 2.0 & 2.1 Conformance Testing, Detailed Methodology
  17. WCAG 2.2 Conformance Testing, Detailed Methodology
  18. EN 301-549 (v. 3.2.1) Conformance Testing Methodology
  19. Section 508 (2017) Conformance Testing Methodology
  20. Usability Testing for Accessibility
  21. Semantic Structure and Navigation (WCAG 2.1)
  22. Visual Design and Colors (WCAG 2.1)
  23. Device-Independent User Input Methods (WCAG 2.1)
  24. Form Labels, Instructions, and Validation (WCAG 2.1)

IAAP Certification Preparation

This curriculum includes the courses you would need to prepare to certify as a Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) or a Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS). Refer to the International Association of Accessibility Professionals certification overview for details.

Other Curriculum Options

For curriculum materials on other topics (documents, PDF, native mobile apps, customer service, accessibility program management, etc.) enroll in the Full Access curriculum.

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