Accessible Documents Training Courses for Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Microsoft Office Accessible Documents (Online in Virtual Classroom Format or Toronto Classroom)

Avantix Learning offers several courses on creating more accessible documents in Word, PowerPoint and Excel for users with disabilities. Learn to create accessible documents by applying key concepts and best practices in file creation. Review compliance requirements in WCAG 2.1 such as creating Alt text for images, designing well-structured documents and creating accessible tables. Attend  a public course at our Toronto location or online in instructor-led virtual classroom format (ILVC). You can also arrange a custom course.

Included in these courses:

  • Comprehensive course manual (100+ pages)
  • Keyboard shortcuts quick reference
  • Sample and exercise files
  • Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
  • Certificate of completion
  • Follow-up email support

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Microsoft Word: Accessible Word Documents

Microsoft PowerPoint: Accessible PowerPoint Presentations

Microsoft Excel: Accessible Excel Documents

Key concepts and best practices covered in accessible documents courses for Word, PowerPoint and Excel include:

  • Creating accessible document titles
  • Entering metadata
  • Setting the default language
  • Selecting appropriate fonts and font sizes
  • Avoiding specific types of formatting
  • Controlling spacing
  • Using heading styles (in Word and Excel) to create structured documents
  • Using slide layouts (in PowerPoint) to create structure
  • Controlling reading order
  • Adding Alt text for images, charts and other non-text elements
  • Working with color
  • Ensuring sufficient contrast
  • Creating accessible tables
  • Inserting accessible hyperlinks
  • Dealing with program-specific issues
  • Testing for accessibility
  • Providing documents in alternate formats

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Upcoming Training
Course
Accessible Documents Training Courses for Word, PowerPoint and Excel (Online in Virtual Classroom Format or Live Classroom)
Location
Avantix Learning, 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801, Toronto, Ontario Canada,ON-M5E1W7
Next course starts
May 4, 2021
Next course ends
May 4, 2021
Description
Avantix Learning offers several courses on creating more accessible documents in Word, PowerPoint and Excel for users with disabilities. Learn to create accessible documents by applying key concepts and best practices in file creation. Review compliance requirements in WCAG 2.1 such as creating Alt text for images, designing well-structured documents and creating accessible tables. Attend  a public course at our Toronto location or online in instructor-led virtual classroom format (ILVC). You can also arrange a custom course.

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