Overview of WCAG: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
Note: If you are a content provider, you should enrol in WCAG 2.0 for Content Providers
Treasury Board has updated the CLF guidelines to reflect current web development standards. This course was defined with the assistance of TBS’s Web Management Council (WMC).
Please refer to this page for more information.
Member Price: $125
Non-member Price: $150
Duration: 1/2 day
Time: 9am – 12pm
Public Class Schedule
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Course Description: In this course you will learn how to: Identify the roles and responsibilities of key individuals in the WCAG workflow; Identify the levels of compliance; Create a short list of guidelines that apply to you; Identify exceptions and exemptions from WCAG; Identify federal, provincial and municipal timelines and deadlines for compliance.
- Overview of disabilities and assistive technologies
- What is WCAG?
- Isn't WCAG just for web pages?
- Roles and responsibilities
- Understanding the guidelines
- Levels of compliance
- Which guidelines apply to you?
- Explanations and examples
- Principles of WCAG
- Creating WCAG compliant content
- Who is responsible for meeting the guidelines?
- Can we use PDF, Flash and other types of content?
- Do we have to create HTML versions anyway?
- Finding techniques for each technology
- Dealing with internal policy
- Federal, Provincial and Municipal guidelines
- Timelines and deadlines
- Exempt content and notices
- From here
- Introduction to testing for compliance
- Further learning and useful links
- Technology specific guidance
- Questions and Answers