We provide a number of popular workshops to up-skill your staff.
The workshops are available as face-to-face or online via Zoom. The following list includes our most popular topics (other topics – or a combination of topics – can be customised to meet your needs).
Digital Access Management Overview
This half-day workshop is designed specifically for managers and decision-makers to help kickstart the implementation of access in your organisation.
Web and App Accessibility: Essentials and Quick Wins
This half-day workshop provides a basic overview of accessibility concepts and how it applies to different organisational roles.
Escaping the Accessibility Island
This popular one-day workshop is designed for staff across your organisation to learn how people with disability will engage with your content. It includes hands-on experience, using devices in a similar way to people with disability. It will also feature an overview of the WCAG accessibility standard and practical information for a variety of organisational roles including ICT professionals, content producers, policy officers and staff in marketing and communications areas.
Digital Accessibility: From Audit to Implementation
This two-day workshop for ICT professionals provides detailed guidance on: how people with disability use websites and apps; specific practical guidance on the WCAG 2.1 standard relating to web and app development; auditing tools and techniques to confirm if your content is compliant and how to maximise your time when working on accessibility requirements such as captioning a video.
Document Accessibility Essentials
This half-day workshop highlights the accessibility requirements in creating documents using the Microsoft Office Suite focusing on Word and PowerPoint. It includes a hands-on document accessibility remediation workshop.
Document Accessibility Cross-Platform
This full-day workshop drills down on the accessibility features in the Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat and InDesign. The workshop features practical, hands-on guidance and remediation techniques on how to make content accessible.
This one-day workshop caters specifically for the education sector. Upskill staff on how to ensure that Learning Management System (LMS) content is developed and published with accessibility in mind.
Religious organisations need to ensure that their congregations can read words on the screen and share content in meetings. This half-day workshop specifically focuses on the accessibility issues likely to be faced inside religious organisations and how to address them.
Digital Access: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going
An inspirational talk about what the accessibility movement has achieved for people with disabilities and where the future will lead. Delivered by Dr Scott Hollier, the CEO of the CFA Australia, it is a great keynote presentation for your event that will inspire and motivate the creation of a more inclusive world.
This full-day workshop is designed for organisations especially those in the not-for-profit and aged care sectors that are seeking guidance on how to specifically cater for the digital access needs of people with a disability. Content includes how people with a disability access an organisation, ranging from how they use assistive technology, key policy requirements, how you can ensure your website and communication is effective and accessible to maximise support for individualised choices.
NDIS provider essentials
This half-day workshop focuses specifically on how organisations registered as an NDIS provider or providing services to participants on the Scheme can effectively comply with policies and support in meeting the needs of people with disability. This workshop covers topics ranging from digital access, accessible service agreements, effective communication and marketing strategies, how people with a disability will interact with your website and digital communications, how to ensure that people with a disability keep informed with your service delivery information, explaining NDIS terminology (e.g. reasonable and necessary supports) and how service delivery itself can maximise digital access and inclusion.
Transitioning to online delivery
In the COVID-19 era, it’s essential that organisations can transition effectively so they can continue to operate online. However, accessibility issues can prevent employees with a disability from effectively making the transition. This half-day workshop will equip your organisation with advice on the best way to ensure that everyone in your organisation can effectively transition to working online together. Includes guidance on which remote meeting platforms work best, how to ensure your digital content works effectively and how to make web interfaces as accessible as possible.
Easy English quick wins
People with intellectual and cognitive disability are often overlooked in the pursuit of website accessibility. This half-day workshop will help your organisation to optimise its content for readability, provide guidance on language support within the WCAG standard and provide specific guidance on wording choices to significantly improve access to information.