Web project accessibility management

Duration: 1 day

This training allows you to acquire the guidelines to manage the accessibility of a web project, at each step (consultation, specifications, follow-up of service providers, actions to be planned in design, manufacturing, acceptance…).

Requirements

  • General knowledge of the web;
  • Having followed a training on raising awareness of web accessibility;
  • No technical background required.

Goals

  • Knowing the accessibility criteria in terms of quality and being able to evaluate some of them;
  • Being able to manage the integration of accessibility at the different stages of a Web project;
  • Gathering indicators and scaling for costs and complexity;
  • Identifying the issues and key elements to successfully take accessibility into account.

Training plan

Morning

  • Reminder on the legal requirements:
    • International standard (WCAG);
    • Current French standard (RGAA).
  • Cross-disciplinary approach;
  • Accessible content edition:
    • Reminder on the rules of accessible content edition (headings hierarchy, links, etc.);
    • Images alternatives and other media.
  • Checking the accessibility:
    • Presentation of tools (technical and methodologies) and reference documents;
    • Automatizing tests: presentation of automatizing tools;
    • Manual checking: practical exercise to run simple and quick manual tests.

Afternoon

  • Compliance with the law:
    • How to run acceptance tests on web accessibility? When to ask for an expert audit?
    • Understanding the challenges and the differences between the web accessibility statement (compliance) and the web accessibility label/certification.
  • Production follow-up:
    • The developer’s tools;
    • Production follow-up.
  • Understanding the challenges for a company’s Purchase department in order to take accessibility into account as soon as possible:
    • Writing requirements specifications;
    • Choosing the provider.