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Acrobat for Accessibility and Section 508 Training Class

This one-day Adobe Acrobat training class is focused on creating PDF files that are optimized for the web and carry all the necessary information for screen reading software used by visually impaired individuals. Contact AGI about this Acrobat training class.

Adobe Acrobat Training for Accessibility and Section 508 Class Learning Objectives

  • Accessibility requirements for all PDF documents

  • Validating documents for layout and formatting

  • Understanding Reading order and Accessibility Tagging

  • Keeping images accessible

  • Making lists and tables that are accessible

  • Creating accessible PDF forms

Acrobat for Accessibility and Section 508 Training Class Course Dates

All classes in Boston, New York City, and Philadelphia start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.
and are led by a live instructor in the same classroom with you.
All online classes are led by a live instructor and run from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Course Title Course Dates Course Location Fee Register
Acrobat for Accessibility and Section 508 Training Class
American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
$495.00
Acrobat for Accessibility and Section 508 Training Class
American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
$495.00
Acrobat for Accessibility and Section 508 Training Class
American Graphics Institute
Philadelphia
American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Philadelphia
101 West Elm Street,
Conshohocken, PA 19428
$495.00

Adobe Acrobat Training for Accessibility and Section 508 Class Course Topics

  • Fixing common accessibility problems with PDF files using Acrobat
  • Creating and fixing tags: images and backgrounds
  • Flattening and combining objects
  • Adding alt text
  • Replacing characters that are non-accessible
  • Addressing color contrast
  • Adding context to color-only distinctions
  • Applying tag structure that matches reading order
  • Confirming links and footnotes are correctly tagged
  • Setting correct tab order
  • Form validation and required fields
  • Creating and organizing bookmarks for accessibility
  • Converting scanned images to accessible PDF
  • Working with list items
  • Removing invalid content
  • Confirming headlines are correctly identified
  • Ensuring table structure is used with all tabbed and table content
  • Special issues with tables: data splits, table heads
  • Setting document properties and primary language

Adobe Acrobat Training for Accessibility and Section 508 Class Prerequisites

Although we provide a computer with Acrobat for use if taking the class at a training center, we recommend that you have the Adobe Acrobat software before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it from the Adobe website.

Adobe Acrobat Training for Accessibility and Section 508 Course Materials

You will receive a comprehensive course manual for this class developed by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI. AGI instructors have created many of the official training guides and books for Adobe Systems.

This custom Adobe Acrobat training class is available at any of our training facilities: New York, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, Orlando, London, or at your location.

Call (800) 851-9237 to schedule.

Acrobat for Accessibility and Section 508 Class
In this Acrobat Section 508 Accessibility class, you'll learn how to prepare PDF files so that they're readable by users taking advantage of assistive technology such as screen readers. In this Acrobat Section 508 Accessibility course you will learn how to understand the requirements of Section 508 and discover how to tag files for accessibility.

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AGI's team of experienced instructors are led by the design and usability expert and best-selling author of more than 20 books including Creative Cloud for Dummies, Creative Suite for Dummies, and Photoshop Digital Classroom. Classes are led by experienced professionals who have extensive professional and training experience.