This Deque University Exam Prep Course is a Game Changer for A11y Experts

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We're big proponents of self-empowerment here at Deque. And we work hard to develop the right tools, training and software to make our goal of digital inclusion an achievable reality. That's why we're so proud of the efforts we've made with Deque University, from granting scholarships to people with disabilities to our work with the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP).

The IAAP is an organization for people that are heavily invested in making accessibility a reality. The IAAP exists to help subject matter experts and other like-minded individuals incorporate accessibility into their organization's products and infrastructure.  

One of the services offered by the IAAP is the Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies Exam. This is IAAP's foundation certification. It covers general knowledge about accessibility across disciplines, including: 1)disabilities, 2)accessibility and universal design, and 3) accessibility related standards, laws, and management strategies. This certification can be of benefit to individuals working in a variety of verticals, from web and other digital technologies to transportation systems and industrial design - anywhere where disability access can be improved.

Deque University logoIn order to help advance the mission of the IAAP - and the careers of those in the accessibility industry, we've designed an online prep course on Deque University for the IAAP Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) Exam.* The self-paced online course is $45 and covers all the material on the exam, plus provides additional resources for further study.

Thanks to this comprehensive online prep course, countless individuals in the accessibility industry have become IAAP CPACC certified, including (thus far) twenty-eight of our employees. The next exam window is October 24-November 11, and applications for the exam are now being accepted.

So if you're in the accessibility industry, this is a very valuable certification to have. Now is the time! Let Deque help empower you on our shared goal - to make the web (and the world) inclusive for everyone.

*Deque Systems is an IAAP Certified Prep Provider.


For over fifteen years, Deque has been helping major corporations, government agencies, and other organizations ensure that their websites and mobile apps are accessible to everyone. We have more than fifteen years of history of serving the federal government, including undertaking the biggest accessibility program that's occurred in the United States government or anywhere. Deque also works with .edu's and mission-focused nonprofits to ensure that their materials and systems are usable and barrier free for users with disabilities. The company invented the first accessibility plug-in software, the first web-based testing platform, and the first server-based accessibility solution. All of these have been created in the service of helping our customers become accessible, advance the goals of their organization, and remove barriers for all users on the web.

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