PDF accessibility training
Accessible PDFs from Word
This half-day course covers all aspects of using Microsoft Word (versions 2003, 2007, 2010 or 2013) to create documents that will convert easily to accessible PDFs. It includes many original time-saving tips, tricks and techniques. For a detailed course outline please see:
Accessible PDFs from Acrobat
This one-day course includes in-depth coverage of editing PDFs for accessibility using Acrobat Professional. Having completed the course you should be able to tag a PDF, from scratch if necessary, up to WCAG 2.0, level AA standard or better. For a detailed course outline please see:
Advanced PDF accessibility
Our advanced PDF accessibility course, typically running over two days, comprises modules in InDesign, Word and Acrobat Professional. It also includes a module on testing PDFs for accessibility, including compliance with WCAG 2.0 and PDF/UA, and using a variety of screen readers, screen magnifiers and other assistive technologies. For more details please see:
Accessible PDFs from InDesign
This half-day course covers all aspects of using Adobe InDesign to create accessible content which will in turn convert easily to accessible PDFs. It includes many original time-saving tips, tricks and techniques. For a detailed course outline please see:
Accessible PDF forms
This course covers all aspects of accessible PDF form creation in Acrobat Professional. Key topics include screen reader "forms mode" issues and workarounds, WCAG 2.0 validation requirements and techniques, and designing for different types of assistive technologies. Course materials include free form validation scripts and other accessibility enhancements. For a detailed course outline please see:
All our training courses and materials are presented in as inclusive a way as possible. If you require additional support or need to access information in another way, please let us know and we will do our best to provide this.
David Barrett, BT Senior Inclusion and Accessibility Manager
"Anybody wishing to know more about accessible PDFs should look no further than PWS. I have no hesitation in recommending Ted and his company to anyone who needs help, advice or training in the area of accessible PDFs."
Pete Modral, Equality and Human Rights Commission
"Ted delivered fantastic training that was engaging, knowledgeable and easy to follow."