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Acrobat for Accessibility and Section 508 Compliance Training Class

Acrobat for Accessibility and Section 508 Compliance Training Class

This one-day Adobe Acrobat training class is focused on creating accessible PDF files that comply with section 508. Accessible PDF files optimized for the web and carry all the necessary information for screen reading software used by visually impaired individuals. Learn to make certain your documents are in compliance with Section 508 in this course. Contact AGI about this Acrobat training class.

Adobe Acrobat Training for Accessibility and Section 508 Compliance 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

  • Compliance with Section 508

Acrobat for Accessibility and Section 508 Compliance Training Class Course Dates

All classes are led by a live instructor. Class times listed are Eastern time.

Course Title Course Dates Course Location Fee Register
Acrobat for Accessibility and Section 508 Compliance Training Class
Weekdays

Online


10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $495.00

Adobe Acrobat Training for Accessibility and Section 508 Compliance 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
  • Confirming document and website compliance with Section 508 requirements

Adobe Acrobat Training for Accessibility and Section 508 Compliance Training 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 Section 508 compliance 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 Compliance 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.

Available Delivery Methods For This Class

CLASSROOM
LIVE ONLINE
PRIVATE
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