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Screen Reader Testing for Desktop Content

Time: 9AM - 4PM Eastern Time (ET)
Duration: 1 Day
Course Code: EWAW210

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • test websites and common document formats using screen readers on Windows
  • test content for clarity and reading order
  • change preferences to emulate common user settings
  • document findings and issues

Prerequisites

WCAG 2.1: Understanding the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, or equivalent knowledge or experience is mandatory.

Public Class Schedule

Location Language Date Price Register
Web-based(Opens in new window) English August 14, 2024 $ 545.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English October 7, 2024 $ 545.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English December 9, 2024 $ 545.00

Course Outline

  • introduction
    • types of screen reading technologies (SRTs)
    • who uses SRTs?
    • most commonly used SRTs
  • overview of testing websites and documents with SRTs
    • what to look/listen for
    • testing while viewing the screen
    • testing while not viewing the screen
    • establishing your testing and reporting methodology
  • testing websites and documents with JAWS
    • installing JAWS
    • launching JAWS
    • default settings and common user settings
    • keyboard shortcuts for websites
    • keyboard shortcuts for PDFs
    • keyboard shortcuts for Word documents
  • testing websites and documents with NVDA
    • installing NVDA
    • launching NVDA
    • default settings and common user settings
    • keyboard shortcuts for websites
    • keyboard shortcuts for PDFs
    • keyboard shortcuts for Word documents
  • from here
    • testing using other SRTs
    • task-based testing
    • involving users
    • maintaining and updating software and methodologies

Private training is available for this course.

Call us at 1-888-484-2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form.

Required Technical Set-Up for Remote Online Participation
  • 2 monitors or screens. If you don’t have a second monitor connected to your primary computer, you could use a second computer such as a laptop. 1 screen is used to watch the instructor, the second is for you to perform the exercises.
  • High-speed internet connection
  • Google Chrome preferred (Alternative: Microsoft Edge)
  • Speaker & microphone, either built-in to your computer or external
  • For complete set-up information, please visit our web based manual
Our Policies

Registration Information

Classes are from 9:00am - 4:00pm Eastern Standard Time
Registrations are accepted in the order they are received.

Payment Options & Guidelines

We accept the following forms of payment: Visa and MasterCard

FlexPass Booking & Cancellation Policy

Eliquo Training and Development Inc. will make every attempt to be flexible in regard to class cancellations and rescheduling. In an attempt to ensure that everyone enjoys a consistent training experience, Eliquo offers the following policies.

Course Registration Terms

All cancellations and rescheduling requests must be made a minimum of six (6) business days prior to scheduled class. Changes must be made through the Student Support Centre. In the event that a class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, you can reserve a seat in the next available class. You will be notified of a class cancellation by email at least five (5) business days in advance of the scheduled class. Eliquo Training and Development Inc. also reserves the right to postpone or cancel a class at any time for just cause such as instructor illness or other environmental factors. Eliquo is not responsible for any error in the delivery of the email notice where the error is due to the recipient’s email client or service.

If an Individual FlexPass participant does not attend classes or does not provide the required cancellation request (as above), two (2) times or more in a single month, and the occurrence happens on two (2) occasions throughout the FlexPass term, the FlexPass may be terminated without a refund.

Eliquo Individual FlexPasses are designated for one person only. Any abuse of the engagement from code sharing or other instances of shared participation under one account will result in the FlexPass being terminated without a refund.

Eliquo reserves the right to limit class participant enrolment to ensure courses are delivered effectively. Most classes are limited to a maximum of 12 participants.

Eliquo's Individual FlexPass program is subject to any applicable taxes.

Classes are offered on a first come first serve basis.

Web-Based Training

Eliquo Training and Development Inc. requires that web-based class participants follow the supplied set-up and testing procedures a minimum of three (3) days in advance of their class start date in order to avoid technical issues on the day of their class.

Eliquo is not responsible for participants who are experiencing technical difficulties due to issues incurred on their own computer network(s).

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