How to make a PDF accessible in Adobe Acrobat DC Pro

Course outline:

This hands-on, practical advanced techniques course will show you how to make a PDF accessible in Adobe Acrobat DC Pro and will:

  • Outline the background to web accessibility standards and their continued importance.
  • Demonstrate how to make existing PDF documents accessible in Adobe Acrobat DC without access to the original source file. This is to ensure that PDFs can be easily understood by people living with vision impairment.
  • Our Digital Accessibility Consultant trainer will talk you through the tools to use for each process and provide a step-by-step handbook for reference, post-course.

Topics:

Workshop covers:

  • Adobe accessibility settings
  • Managing document properties
  • Managing forms
  • Managing links
  • Managing tables and lists
  • Bookmarks and table of contents (ToC)
  • Export settings and preferences
  • Accessibility Checker tool
  • Quick wins and handy tips

Who is this course for?

  • Individuals and organisations with staff or customers living with vision impairment.
  • Individuals and organisations that produce printed information for the public.

Skill level:

This course is suitable for Graphic Designers or professionals who are proficient in using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC.

Course material:

Course material includes:

  • Step-by-step handbook to creating accessibility within Adobe Acrobat documents.
  • Tips and tricks to implement accessibility and speed up the editing process.

Workshop details:

Workshops are held at VisAbility in Victoria Park. Please contact us for further information on running the workshop at your own premises.

Duration:

6 hours

Cost:

Contact us for a quote.

2023/24 workshop dates:

  • Thursday 19 October 2023
  • Thursday 8 February 2024
  • Thursday 18 April 2024
  • Thursday 27 June 2024

Requirements:

  • Participants to bring a laptop or tablet with Adobe Acrobat Pro DC installed.
  • (Onsite) Room set up in classroom format
  • (Onsite) Data projector and screen

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