Adobe Acrobat Pro Section 508 Accessibility Advanced Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class

Baltimore, Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., Virtually Online Live & On-Site at Your Location

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Course Information & Why You Should Attend

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ThinkB!G Exclusive LogoDuration & Times: 2 Days – 8:30AM-3:00PM ET / 5:30AM-12:00PM PT (30 Minute Complimentary Lunch)

Locations for Training:
In Person at ThinkB!G in Columbia, Maryland near Baltimore, Washington D.C., Virginia region.
Virtually Online Live (VOLT) From Anywhere! Students Join the Same In Person Class Remotely.
Upon Request: Onsite Custom Private Training at Your Location!

Course Description: This Advanced Adobe Acrobat Pro Section 508 accessibility training course will help expand your introductory knowledge of compliance with the Federal Government’s ADA Section 508 accessibility regulations. The course will cover advanced software features that are designed to help you meet those requirements. Students are expected to be familiar with Acrobat Pro already, as no time is allotted to review basics of the application. This material is applicable to all recent versions of MS Office & Adobe Acrobat Pro.

Prerequisites: Students need to have completed our Acrobat Pro Section 508 Accessibility Intro course or have working knowledge in all topics covered in the Introduction course outline. Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders. You need a solid understanding of Microsoft Word, and Excel. It is highly recommended that you have taken Acrobat Pro Intro prior to attending this class. If you use InDesign, it is recommended that you take InDesign Intro prior to this class.

Job Roles That Use Acrobat Pro Section 508 Accessibility:
Content Creators
Writers
Editors
Desktop Publishers
Instructional Systems Designers
e-Learning and Web Developers

Projects That Use Acrobat Pro Section 508 Accessibility:
Creating Accessible PDF Files, Presentations, and Publications

Adobe Acrobat Pro Section 508 Accessibility Advanced Course Outline

1. Current PDF Standards
Section 508
WCAG 2.0/WCAG 2.1
HHS
PDF/UA

2. Validation Tools
Acrobat Accessibility Checker
Acrobat Preflight Panel
PAC 3 Checker

3. Reviewing Tag and Flow Order
Tag Order
Flow Order

4. Exploring Autotag
Running Autotag on a PDF file
Where Autotag succeeds and fails
Fixing errors created in the Autotag process
Tag Title

5. Combining Files and Inserting Pages
Inserting Pages
Dealing with tags of inserted content
Adjusting Tags after inserting pages
Combining multiple files

6. Working with Tables
Dealing with merged cells
Defining Scope and Span for merged cells
Creating heading associations
Dealing with Merged Tables
Addressing Layout Tables
Getting Creative with Tables
<P> Tags in Word
Tables that span multiple pages
Table Summaries

7. Working with the Content Pane
Fixing disappearing elements
Artifacting Content
When Acrobat stops letting you tag content

8. Working with Scanned Documents
Scan Quality
Editable Text vs. Searchable Image
Running Recognize Text
Tagging Content
Necessary Fixes

9. Working with Forms
Form Field Auto Detection
Adding Form Fields
Adding Field Descriptions (tooltips)
Tagging Form Fields
Verifying Tab Order

10. Miscellany
Working with Acronyms
Creating Table of Contents Links
Remediating Footnotes/Endnotes
Security and Accessibility
Adding Links to figures – Draw link, choose Find Untagged Annotations in Tags pane, Tag
Embedding Fonts
Preflight Fixes
Nested Lists

11. Advanced Accessibility in Microsoft Word
Working with Merged Cells In Tables
Working with Multiple Heading Levels in Tables
Working with Complex Tables
Artifacting Table Elements
Working with Text Boxes

12. Accessibility in LiveCycle Designer (Optional)
Static vs. Dynamic Forms
Adding Metadata to a LiveCycle Form
Adding Labels for Form Controls (descriptive text)
Adding Alternative Text to images
Defining reading order and tab order
Working with Tables
Applying Proper Structure to a LiveCycle Form
Running the Accessibility Checker

13. Advanced Accessibility in Adobe InDesign
Working with Merged Table Cells
Working with Multiple Table Headers
Working with Complex Tables
Achieving Proper Tag Structure in InDesign
Figures with Text
Converting InDesign Objects into Figures
Creating Forms in InDesign
Working with Footnotes
Working with Endnotes

Disclaimer: All course objectives and outlines are used as a guideline and are subject to change to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

Software Versions: ThinkB!G open enrollment classes are taught on the most current version of software whenever possible. To request a specific version, please Contact Us or call us at 301-362-2250.

What You Get
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Instructors that are Senior Consultants Certified by Adobe (ACI), Apple (ACT), & Microsoft (MCT)
  • Official Curriculum Print and/or Digital Courseware & Personal Use of Class Recording for Limited Time
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Computer (Apple Mac or Windows PC) with Software & Class Files (In Person Only)
  • Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only)
  • Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only)
  • Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only)
  • Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
  • Free Parking (In Person Only)
Pricing

Public Enrollment Training

Commercial Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $795
GSA/Government Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $640.81
Non-Profit/Education Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $745

Dates to Register!

 

Custom Private Training – Onsite at Your Location, Online Live, or at ThinkB!G

Submit details and a formal training quote will be sent to you!

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Dates to Register

CourseLocationStart DateEnd DateTime
Acrobat 508 - BootCamp (Instructor Online)

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Dec 16, 2019 Thursday, Dec 19, 2019 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Acrobat 508 - Advanced (Instructor Online)

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2019 Thursday, Dec 19, 2019 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Acrobat 508 - BootCamp

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Feb 10, 2020 Thursday, Feb 13, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Acrobat 508 - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020 Thursday, Feb 13, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Acrobat 508 - BootCamp

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Apr 13, 2020 Thursday, Apr 16, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Acrobat 508 - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2020 Thursday, Apr 16, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Acrobat 508 - BootCamp

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Jun 22, 2020 Thursday, Jun 25, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Acrobat 508 - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2020 Thursday, Jun 25, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Acrobat 508 - BootCamp

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Aug 24, 2020 Thursday, Aug 27, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Acrobat 508 - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2020 Thursday, Aug 27, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Acrobat 508 - BootCamp

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Nov 02, 2020 Thursday, Nov 05, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Acrobat 508 - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Wednesday, Nov 04, 2020 Thursday, Nov 05, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register

Custom Private Training

We offer this course as Custom Private Training or Project Based Training®!

If you have a team of individuals, you can receive bulk discounts by doing your own Private training session & cover your specific learning objectives! We can have the Private Training at ThinkB!G in Columbia, Maryland, Virtually Online Live (Available for Most Courses), or Onsite at Your Location.

What's Included?

  • Custom Outline to include Targeted Topics Based on Your Learning Needs
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Instructors that are Senior Consultants Certified by Adobe (ACI), Apple (ACT), & Microsoft (MCT)
  • Official Curriculum Print and/or Digital Courseware
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Computer (Apple Mac or Windows PC) with Software & Class Files (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
  • Free Parking (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)

Submit details and a formal training quote will be sent to you! 

Click to Get a Quote Now!

Policies

Payment Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training class.

 

Payment Policy for Private & Project Based Training® Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training service.  Pricing provided is firm fixed price based on number of students.  Client is responsible for entire amount regardless of change in number of registrations.

 

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

  • Classes may be canceled if less than 4 students are registered. We will notify you of cancellations no later than 16 business days prior to class.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling more than 16 business days prior to class: You are eligible for a refund or free reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling less than 16 business days prior to class: No refund. No Reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • No Shows without contact: No refund. No Reschedule.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Custom/Private and On-Site Training Classes

  • No penalty if cancellation/reschedule is 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class.
  • 50% penalty will be incurred if cancellation/reschedule is less than 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class. This fee is to cover instructor expenses, travel, and course materials purchased.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Individual Students in Custom/Private Training Classes

  • Individual students registered in a private class, who cancel or do not show, are not eligible for a partial refund or reschedule. Please contact your class organizer or manager if you need to cancel.