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AccessibleEU Training Course - Accessible Technology Design (OT-EU-01)

In this online course you will learn the basics of universal accessibility in digital environments.

The course will also allow you to:

  • Define accessibility and inclusive design as goals to achieve.
  • Understand the principles of Universal Design.
  • Distinguish the differences between legal and technical regulations.
  • Know the legislation and standards in force in Europe.
  • Understand that accessibility benefits every people and that it is a necessary objective.
  • Learn about the limitations are in the design and not in the person.
  • Learn about errors in design that cause exclusion.
  • Understand why multiple designs should be avoided for the sake of accessibility.

This introductory course consists of 6 modules which are the following:

  1. Accessibility and Inclusive Design.
  2. ICT Accessibility Laws and Standards.
  3. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).
  4. Digital Accessibility Myths.
  5. Avoiding Non-Inclusive Design Patterns.
  6. Creating Inclusive Designs.

This course has been designed in a MOOC format to allow students to complete it at their own pace. To pass the course students must complete a self-assessment questionnaire. In addition, it is recommended to participate in the classroom forums although not mandatory to pass the course.

Estimated dedication time: 25 hours.


  • Target audience: The target group is people interested in introducing ICT accessibility in the organisations: managers, developers, designers, teachers, contents managements, etc.

  • When: From November 15 to December 15

  • Format: Online

  • Type of event: Online training

  • Language: English

  • How to participate: Free registration

  • information technology
  • Wednesday 15 November 2023, 08:00 - Friday 15 December 2023, 00:00 (CET)
  • European Union


  1. 15 Nov 2023, 08:00 - 15 Dec 2023, 00:00 (CET)
    • MODULE 1: Accessibility and Inclusive Design.
    • MODULE 2: ICT Accessibility Laws and Standards.
    • MODULE 3: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).
    • MODULE 4: Digital Accessibility Myths.
    • MODULE 5: Avoiding Non-Inclusive Design Patterns.
    • MODULE 6: Creating Inclusive Designs.

Practical information

Wednesday 15 November 2023, 08:00 - Friday 15 December 2023, 00:00 (CET)