QA Testers – Advanced

  • 2 x 3.5 hour sessions via Zoom
  • Laptop required
  • £350 + VAT (offer til end of 2020)
  • Max. 15 students

Second of two courses that enable QA testers to progressively introduce elements of WCAG testing into their work. This Advanced course builds on the Fundamentals course to provide a fully comprehensive training program for QA testers. It covers the rest of the WCAG Success Criteria,  including testing with screen readers and on mobile devices.

People who are interested in this course must have already completed the QA Testers – Fundamentals course, as this course builds on that.

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You will learn how to...

Integrate accessibility tests into your QA testing - practical guidance on what accessibility testing is and how to do it

  • For each Success Criterion: introduction to the requirement; guidance on how best to test it; examples of passes/fails; practical hands-on testing and discussion of results
  • Introduction to further accessibility testing tools, including screen readers
  • How to prioritise accessibility defects in your reporting
  • (If you complete Fundamentals & Advanced) How to execute all WCAG 2.1 AA accessibility tests on desktop and mobile

Who is it for?

Suitable for any QA testers who want to gain a solid foundation in how to test sites on desktop and mobile for accessibility issues. It will also benefit Product Owners, Business Analysts or anyone who wants the knowledge to reliably and quickly test the accessibility of their products.

Benefits

To you

  • Adding the ability to efficiently test websites against WCAG checkpoints throughout the development life cycle to your QA skills
  • (if you complete Fundamentals & Advanced) The ability to efficiently test your websites for all WCAG checkpoints, on desktop and mobile

To your organisation

  • Finding issues in QA means you identify accessibility issues earlier, reducing stress, fix cost and time compared to finding issues later
  • Minimise the risk of litigation by finding accessibility issues early so it's more likely they can be fixed before product launch
  • Reduces your reliance on external auditors for testing your websites against WCAG guidelines – you are developing accessibility knowledge in-house

Prerequisites

Skills

  • Completion of the QA Testers - Fundamentals course

Tech

  • Laptop required for Zoom, and so you can participate in the key training exercises

Meet one of our trainersAbout Jon

Jon has over 15 years’ experience in accessibility and usability, working for a wide range of multinational organisations across the mobile, finance and energy sectors. With a background in Psychology and Information systems, Jon is passionate about enabling everyone to use technology effectively in their day-to-day lives. He creates accessibility solutions that are practical, elegant and human centred. Jon explains accessibility in real-world terms that focus on finding the optimal balance be…

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