Course: Making accessible PDFs


Learn how to prepare and create accessible documents and PDFs to conform with W3C WCAG accessibility standards.

This enjoyable course is perfect for all non-technical writers, and helps to solve the problem of inaccessible documents and PDFs throughout your organization. Practical guidelines for dealing with legacy PDFs are also provided.

With this accessibility training, most staff writers can quite easily make their own documents accessible, and even convert them into accessible PDFs. The online course applies to any version of MS Word or OOo Writer, and advises when Adobe Acrobat is needed. 

Course contents

  1. Why business and official government documents need to be accessible, and why government organizations have problems with PDFs
  2. How to create an accessible document in MS Word or OOo Writer.
  3. How to convert a business document into an accessible PDF and publish it online.
  4. What to do with legacy PDFs.

How this course works

Audience: For web teams, intranet teams, content publishers, content strategists, accessibility professionals and communications professionals; all government staff writers.

Prerequisite: None, apart from a computer and internet access. No IT knowledge required.

Qualification:Short course: PDF certificate when you pass the test. CPD credit: one hour

Time and place: Distance learning. Start any time. Study online: your place, your pace.

Duration: About one hour's study. You can access the e-learning course for 60 days from the time you first log in.

Related writing courses: The Diploma in Accessible Content includes this e-learning course.

Contented has a 100% money back guarantee for CPD Certificate in Business Writing

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