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Acrobat Section 508 Accessibility - Advanced with AI

SS Course: 3000477

Course Overview


In this hands-on, two-day Adobe Acrobat Pro Section 508 Accessibility Advanced training course, learners will take their PDF accessibility skills to the next level by mastering assistive tools and intelligent workflows powered by AI. Through interactive lessons with smart helpers that explain standards, check orders, merge contents and autotag documents, participants will efficiently repair issues, structure tables, sculpt content panes using artifacting, OCR scanned files, appropriately tag forms, and handle complex materials from Word and InDesign. By the end, students will have the advanced techniques needed to confidently address accessibility in forms, reports, scans and more while leveraging automation to validate and fix tagged PDFs. Whether publishing documents online or printing by request, this workshop provides the latest methodologies to make PDFs accessible with help from artificial intelligence.


Scheduled Classes

05/15/24 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
06/19/24 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
07/31/24 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
09/18/24 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
10/23/24 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
12/18/24 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)

What You'll Learn



Viewing outline for:

1. Current PDF Standards
Section 508
WCAG 2.0/2.1
AI bot explains standards

2. Validation Tools
Acrobat Accessibility Checker
Acrobat Preflight Panel
PAC 3 Checker
Intelligent tagging assistant

3. Reviewing Tag and Flow Order
Tag order
Flow order

4. Exploring Autotag
Compare built-in Auto-Tag with cloud-based (AI) Auto-Tag
Where it succeeds and fails
Fixing tagging errors
Tagging untagged annotations such as form fields and links
Tag title

5. Combining Files and Inserting Pages
Inserting pages
Adjusting tags
Combining files
Intelligent page merger

6. Working with Tables
Merged cells and complex table structures
Scope and span
Heading associations
Layout tables
Table summaries

7. Working with Content Panel
Fixing disappearing elements
Artifacting content
Enable tagging of content when tag is manually deleted

8. Working with Scanned Documents
Text recognition
Tagging content
Making fixes
OCR and tagging

9. Working with Forms
Automatic form field detection
Adding descriptions
Tagging fields
Verifying tab order

Disclaimer: All course objectives and outlines are used as a guideline and are subject to change to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.



Students need to have completed our Acrobat Pro Section 508 Accessibility Intro course or have working knowledge in all topics covered in the Introduction course outline. Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders. You need a solid understanding of Microsoft Word, and Excel. It is highly recommended that you have taken Acrobat Pro Intro prior to attending this class. If you use InDesign, it is recommended that you take InDesign Intro prior to this class.

    Who Should Attend


    Job Roles That Use Acrobat Pro Section 508 Accessibility:
    Content Creators
    Desktop Publishers
    Instructional Systems Designers
    e-Learning and Web Developers

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