- Includes: Exam preparation for IAAP CPACC (core competencies)
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Accessibility training is an essential part of becoming accessible and staying accessible. We’ve got courses for beginners and experts, teams and individuals, developers, designers, content creators, and everything in between.
We offer a flexible online curriculum and virtual instructor-led bootcamps to address accessibility issues within your business, school, or government organization. Talk to one of our experts and design a custom training program that fits the needs of your team.
Build a training plan that fits your needs, challenges, and timeline.
Learn the skills that are most relevant to you and your team.
Deque is an IAAP approved certification preparation provider.
Since starting our course on usability heuristics for design, our team has gained knowledge and confidence on the breadth of accessibility when designing for web and mobile. More importantly, we gained inspiration on how we can advocate for users by being well-versed in accessibility for digital. Within 30 minutes into our first session, I knew the folks participating were engaged and that we’d want to continue working with Deque down the road.“
— Julia Swenson Partner & VP, Design, WillowTree
Deque employees hold more certifications than any accessibility testing company in the world. 15 Deque Employees work in W3C Accessibility working groups who actively shape the future of digital accessibility testing and standards.
Deque University is the de facto standard in IAAP exam preparation coursework. Prepare for your accessibility certification exams– such as CPACC, WAS & CPWA– in a self-paced, accessible learning environment.
Join 140,000+ subscribers on Deque University and explore world-class web accessibility training courses. Hone your accessibility expertise with curriculum on Web accessibility, Document accessibility, Native Mobile accessibility, and more.
The courses are organized by learning tracks. You can also click on each individual course link to see the technical level (easy, intermediate, or advanced), as well as a list of topics covered. If you’re unsure and would like guidance based on your specific role and goals, please reach out to [email protected] and we’d love to help!
Please contact us. You can let us know a few details if you are able, such as what courses you are interested in and how many people you plan to enroll (if you know), and we’ll put you in touch with the right person. If you’re not sure what training you need, don’t worry – we can help you find the right fit for your team.
They vary in length. Most courses are around 1-2 hours long. Several classes are short (20 to 30 minutes), and several classes are long (5 to 6 hours). Click on each individual course page to see the estimated time.
The classes are all self-paced and online. After you purchase your subscription, your credentials will be emailed to you with instructions on resetting your password. Look out for an email from [email protected] and be sure to check all of your folders (inbox, junk, promotions, etc.) When you log in, use the dropdown menu to select My Courses, and you can click on the course you’d like and begin.
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Yes! We are committed to reducing barriers for people with disabilities in education and in the workplace. If you have a disability, you qualify for free access to the full curriculum of all courses that we offer. You can apply here.
I found the modules in the Accessibility for Designers curriculum package incredibly digestible. If at any point I was confused, there would be a helpful example just below, and I would have a firmer grasp on the subject. The courses also provided ‘cheat sheets’ for accessibility, so you can get quick answers to a lot of day-to-day questions and share them with your team. I would really recommend the courses to anyone who wants to make accessibility an integral part of their process.
— Maya Stucky Associate Product Designer, WELL Health
If you have a disability, you’re eligible for a year of free access to our Deque University online course curriculum.
Digital Accessibility expertise is in demand, and people with disabilities have a lot to offer in this field. You live the experience. Deque University can help you develop the technical skills to be an accessibility professional.Learn more about Deque University Scholarships
“Deque is the most accessible training environment I’ve ever seen. You guys have done it right.”
— Asima Leone Digital Accessibility Advisor, ANZ