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Understanding the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)  (EWAW209)

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 1 day

Description:

In this course you will learn how to: Identify the sections of the AODA that apply to your organization; Develop a plan to meet your required accessibility standards within the designated timelines; Create a training plan for you and your staff to meet AODA requirements; Identify Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) levels and understand WCAG compliance requirements; Use existing tools and training resources to ensure compliance

Prerequisites:

None

Public Class Schedule

Location Language Date Price Register
Ottawa English October 4 $ 435.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English October 4 $ 435.00
Ottawa English December 6 $ 435.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English December 6 $ 435.00

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Course Outline

  • Overview
    • What is the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)?
    • Types of disabilities and assistive technologies
    • How does AODA define your organization?
    • Important terms and definitions
  • Part I: General
    • Establishment of accessibility policies
    • Accessibility plans
    • Training requirements
  • Part II: Information and Communications Standards
    • Accessible formats and communication supports
    • Emergency procedure, plans or public safety information
    • Accessible websites and web content
    • Implications to educational and training organizations
    • Overview of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
  • Part III: Employment Standards
    • Recruitment and selection processes
    • Employee supports
    • Workplace emergency response information
    • Career development and advancement
  • Part IV: Transportation Standards
    • Availability of information on accessibility equipment
    • Non-functioning accessibility equipment
    • Emergency preparedness
    • Accessibility plans
    • Technical requirements
    • Specialized and other transportation services
  • Part IV.1: Design of Public Spaces Standard
    • Outdoor facilities
    • Parking
    • Service counters
  • Part V: Compliance
    • Compliance reports
    • Penalties

Private training is available for this course.

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