Mailchimp accessibility made easy

Course outline:

This hands-on, practical course will show you how to use Mailchimp accessibility features to create emails that can be read by people living with vision impairment and will:

  • Outline the background to web accessibility standards and their continued importance.
  • Demonstrate how to create email campaigns in Mailchimp that can be easily understood by people living with vision impairment.
  • Our experienced Digital Accessibility Consultant trainer will talk you through the process and provide a step-by-step handbook for reference, post-course.


Workshop covers:

In this workshop, you will be shown accessibility techniques on how to make your newsletters accessible and inclusive using Mailchimp.

  • Correct text/background colour contrast
  • Setting up an accessible email template
  • Defining and styling body and heading tags
  • Managing images

Who is this course for?

  • Individuals and organisations with staff or customers living with vision impairment.
  • Individuals and organisations that use Mailchimp to produce email content for the public.

Skill level:

This course is suitable for people with an intermediate understanding of using Mailchimp.

Course material:

Course material includes:

Step-by-step handbook to creating accessibility within Mailchimp.

Workshop details:

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


4 hours


Contact us for a quote.

2023/24 workshop dates:

  • Thursday 5 October 2023
  • Thursday 25 January 2024
  • Thursday 4 April 2024
  • Thursday 13 June 2024


  • Participants to bring a laptop or tablet with active Mailchimp account
  • (Onsite) Room set up in classroom format
  • (Onsite) Data projector and screen

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How to book training:

Please complete the form below and one of our team will contact you to discuss your requirements further.

Training Request Form B (Sept 2023)

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