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

  • 30 minutes (free)

    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.

  • 4 weeks (free)

    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.

  • 6 weeks (university-accredited)

    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 free options

    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.

  • Buying and selling (procurement)

    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.

    Short instruction videos on EN 301 549 provide an excellent guide on what to expect when implementing AS EN 301 549:2016.

Last update: 5 October 2019, addition of W3C Introduction to Web Accessibility course.