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Accessible Documents Training Vancouver

Accessible Documents

Creating Accessible PDFs ensures your content is available to people with disabilities.

Where is it?

Training Vancouver
Marine Building
355 Burrard Street

What’s included

  • Free after-class support
  • Hands-on practice throughout
  • Course Certificate
  • Free retake policy

Why choose us?

  • Small class sizes
  • Top instructors
  • Better practice exercises
  • Free after-class support
  • Money Back guarantee
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Most classes are guaranteed to run. Training is available on your choice of Mac or PC.

Accessible Documents
1 Day | 9am to 4pm | $499 PLUS TAX

Prerequisite: Proficiency in InDesign.

In this one-day course you will learn how to create accessible PDF files using Adobe InDesign and Adobe Acrobat. The course is hands-on throughout, offering useful tips, current standards for compliance, and lots of practice.


  • » round table
  • » what is document accessibility
  • » why accessibility is important
  • » exploring the jaws reader
  • » discovering if a PDF is currently accessible
  • » understanding the workflow
  • » understanding reading order

Design considerations

  • » why WCAG 2.0 matters
  • » WGAC 2.0 guidelines
  • » design considerations

Generating an Accessible PDF

  • » creating a PDF file from InDesign
  • » understanding layout considerations
  • » controlling reading order
  • » adding metadata in InDesign
  • » using InDesign styles
  • » understanding export tagging
  • » controlling tag order
  • » working with tables in InDesign
  • » adding hyperlinks in InDesign
  • » creating cross-references
  • » adding alternative text in InDesign
  • » exploring Object Export options
  • » creating bookmarks in InDesign
  • » fine-tuning the PDF after conversion

Making an existing PDF File accessible

  • » understanding PDF remediation in Acrobat
  • » adding tags to a document in Acrobat
  • » fixing elements using the Content panel
  • » artifacting elements
  • » tagging tables in Acrobat
  • » adjusting document properties
  • » adding bookmarks in Acrobat
  • » adding alternative text in Acrobat
  • » fine-tuning the remediated PDF
  • » using the Make Accessible Wizard


  • Runs on request for 3 or more people
  • Preferred date
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"I loved the practice exercises and the fact that we could ask questions outside the box. We learned about typography and the printing process in addition to InDesign." Janice, Colliers

Cancellation & Rescheduling Policy


» All cancellations and rescheduling requests must be made in writing and emailed to

» Cancellations made more than 10 business days before the course begins qualify for a full refund less a $75 administration fee.

» Cancellations made less than 10 business days before the course begins are not eligible for a refund but classes may be rescheduled.

» Cancellations made within 48 hours of the start time are not eligible for a refund and may not be rescheduled.

» We are not able to offer refunds or rescheduling for no-shows or uncompleted courses.


» Rescheduling requests made 10 days before the course begins are free. Rescheduling that takes place less than 10 days before the course begins will incur a $75 administration fee. We do not charge for student substitutions at any time.

» While we make every effort to deliver classes as scheduled, we reserve the right to reschedule previously confirmed classes for a variety of reasons including but not exclusively, the illness of the Trainer. In such cases, we will inform the Client as soon as possible of the new dates.