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Get the essentials needed to achieve compliance with international best practice in accessibility, and provide a better experience for everyone.

Explore the impact and benefits for everyone with the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) web accessibility perspectives video series.

Interactive online accessibility training modules from the New South Wales Department of Education are free.

Topics include:

  • writing for the web
  • accessibility
  • search engine optimisation

Each module takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.

Use Google Chrome web browser to access the lessons.

W3C Introduction to Web Accessibility

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) offers a free online course designed for:

  • developers
  • designers
  • content authors
  • people with disability
  • project managers

Optional material helps you learn more about the topics you are most interested in.

Professional Certificate in Web Accessibility

This university-accredited online qualification is a six-week program. It covers accessibility principles and techniques for:

  • web developers, managers and designers
  • testers and web auditors
  • usability specialists
  • content managers

Optional material helps you learn more about the topics you are most interested in.

Other options for you or your team include:

Contented also offer a 10hr online course focusing on writing digital content. This course is free if you write content for SA.GOV.AU.

Australia has adopted an internationally aligned standard for the procurement of accessible information and communications technology (ICT).

The Australian Accessible ICT Standard AS EN 301 549:2016 is an adoption of European Standard EN 301 549.

The UK Government have developed a free training package that:

  • focuses on a fictional online service using the GOV.UK Design System
  • introduces accessibility issues based on real barriers, such as missing alt text and broken heading hierarchies
  • explains what accessibility is and how to do basic testing

Accompanying materials include a worksheet and answers, so it can be used by teams as part of their own learning plans.

Try it out the training package at GOV.UK.