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AODA Certification Prep Course: Understanding the Act  (EWAW209)

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 1 day


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



This course is currently available in another city, on demand or for private classes only. Call us at 888.484.2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form and we will contact you to arrange a class date that is suitable to your availability.

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.

Call us at 1-888-484-2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form.

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