Web Accessibility for Canada.ca (T716)


Type: Classroom
Duration: 15:00 hours

The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring the accessibility of its websites. This course outlines federal standards and guidelines on web accessibility and emphasizes the requirements, roles and responsibilities involved in compliance with this standard. Participants will learn how to assess and apply Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 consistently across Canada.ca web pages.

Topics include:

  • accessibility and testing tools
  • creating well-structured pages
  • designing accessible forms
  • designing audiovisual content for web pages


Participants should have a basic understanding of the HTML5 programming language and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).

More about this course
  • Topics: Information technologies
  • Community: Functional specialists
  • Audience: Information Technology specialists
  • Business line: GC and Public Sector Skills
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

Upcoming offerings

All classroom courses have been suspended until further notice and have temporarily been removed from our catalogue. However, our online courses, including self-paced required training and language maintenance tools, remain available through your GCcampus account.

Note: GCcampus is accessible through public networks. You do not need to connect to the GC network to access it.



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