This course is now over
Total contact time (synchronous): 4 sessions of 2 hours = 8 hours
Total asynchronous learning hours (video-based learning at own time): 2 hours
Estimated preparation time: 2 hours per week
Session 1: 1 May 2022, 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Session 2: 8 May 2022, 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Session 3: 15 May 2022, 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Session 4: 22 May 2022, 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Knowledge in accessibility has become a vital skill, sought now by all major tech companies. This course will help you understand the current WCAG guidelines, plans for WCAG 3.0, how to read and perform automated testing, as well as how to conduct manual testing. Lastly, it will teach you how to write comprehensive reports, that will outline accessibility issues.
This workshop is great for anyone looking to learn more about web accessibility, looking to learn how to use Screen Readers, and those looking to start a career in web accessibility.
- Participants gain knowledge about Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1).
- Participants are able to perform automated and manual testing of websites, documents, and applications.
- Participants are able to effectively use various screen readers (including mobile)
- Participants are able to document testing results in an accessibility audit report.
- Participants understand the process of collaborative accessibility testing in an integrated team of disabled and non-disabled testers.
- Basic knowledge of HTML
- Basic knowledge of at least one screen reader
*Priority for enrolment into this course will be given to those who use screen readers or are from the blind/low vision community.
Individuals who are interested in taking up professional accessibility testing work
Registration is now closed.
Standard registration (after 15 March 2022): SGD$280 per pax
Eligible persons with disabilities can be reimbursed for the course fees under the Temasek-Trust CDC Lifelong Learning Enabling Fund.
Learn more about the Fund at this website: SG Enable — Temasek-Trust CDC Lifelong Learning Enabling Fund.
- Register for our course.
- A receipt will be issued to you by Equal Dreams upon your confirmed enrollment with full payment made.
- Submit this receipt directly to the Fund Administrator, SG Enable, at this link: Reimbursement Form: Temasek Trust – CDC Lifelong Learning Enabling Fund.
- Your reimbursement will then be processed directly by SG Enable*.
*For enquiries on the Fund, please email to SG Enable instead.
For enquiries on our course, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Manager, Access and Disability Resources,
Rutgers University, USA
Jason has 10 years of experience in the field of accessibility. Currently, he serves as the Manager of Central Services for the Rutgers Access and Disability Services (RADR) at Rutgers University (USA).
His team works to facilitate an equitable learning environment through working individually with students to assess needs and provide appropriate technology, as well as with the collective university community to implement accessibility initiatives.
Jason has a passion for building strong teams that accomplish what others view as impossible. He believes that people help people, not programs or technology. His formula for success has always been: adding value to his team through assisting them in growing; making informed- data-driven decisions; and using technology to accelerate what the team can achieve together.
He did his undergraduate studies in Political Science and graduate studies in Global Affairs at Rutgers University. Most recently, he completed the Harvard Business School CORe program.
Outside of his professional work in accessibility, he practises Aikido, works on Raspberry Pi projects, and does 3D design/ printing.