Advanced Acrobat Section 508 Accessibility Compliance Training Courses

Adobe Acrobat Section 508 Accessibility Compliance Training Courses – Advanced

Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., Virtually Online Live & On-Site

Advanced Acrobat Pro Section 508 Accessibility Training 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 for Attending Advanced Acrobat Section 508 Accessibility:

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 Advanced Acrobat Section 508 Accessibility:

Content Creators
Writers
Editors
Desktop Publishers
Instructional Systems Designers
e-Learning and Web Developers

Projects that Use Advanced Acrobat Section 508 Accessibility:

Creating Accessible PDF Files, Presentations, and Publications

Locations for Advanced Acrobat Section 508 Accessibility Training:

In Person at ThinkB!G’s Office in Columbia, MD (next to the Columbia Mall)
Online Live from Anywhere
Private Custom Training On Site or at Your Location
Project Based Training On Site or at Your Location

Times for Advanced Acrobat Section 508 Accessibility Training:

In Person & Online Live: 8:30AM-3:00PM ET / 5:30AM-12:00PM PT (30 Minute Lunch)
Private Custom & Project Based Training: Your preference
*Please click the Dates To Register tab above to see all dates & times available.*

Advanced Acrobat Section 508 Accessibility Training Includes:

Hands-On Training Led by Certified Instructors
Print and/or Digital Courseware
Certificate of Completion
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)

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.

Related Training and Certification Courses:

Acrobat Pro Section 508 Accessibility
Acrobat DC Pro Advanced
Acrobat DC Pro Intro
Advanced Web Accessibility for Web Pages and Applications with WAI-ARIA, WCAG 2.0, and Section 508 Compliance
Intro to Web Accessibility and Section 508 Compliance

Adobe Advanced Acrobat Section 508 Accessibility Training Class Outline

1. Current PDF Standards
Section 508
WCAG 2.0
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

11. Accessibility in LiveCycle Designer
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

12. 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

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 a guide for students.  To ensure student satisfaction, these course topics and order may be modified or added to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

Course Location Start Date End Date Time
Acrobat 508 - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
Acrobat 508 - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

Thursday, May 30, 2019 Friday, May 31, 2019 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
Acrobat 508 - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 Thursday, Jun 27, 2019 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
Acrobat 508 - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
Acrobat 508 - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 Thursday, Aug 29, 2019 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
Acrobat 508 - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

Wednesday, Oct 02, 2019 Thursday, Oct 03, 2019 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
Acrobat 508 - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

Wednesday, Nov 06, 2019 Thursday, Nov 07, 2019 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
Acrobat 508 - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

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