Program Description

Designed for those who wish to improve their digital accessibility and inclusion skills. This program will be of interest to anyone who creates digital content using Microsoft Office (365), PDF remediation professionals, or someone looking for a rewarding career in accessible content creation and remediation.

Program Highlights

  • Office 365 accessibility features
  • Optimize Office documents for accessibility and inclusion
  • Optimize PDF documents for accessibility and inclusion

What you'll learn

  • Document/content structure
  • Logical reading order of content
  • Adding alt text to complex images, charts and diagrams
  • Accessible tables
  • Accessible PowerPoint slide decks and presentations
  • Accessible Excel spreadsheets
  • Advanced accessibility features, tools and techniques in Office 365

Micro-credential Information:

On completion of the 5 courses listed you may apply for the stacked Micro-credential for Accessible Documents (1058).

You may also apply for individual Micro-credentials upon completing:

  • Accessible Office Documents 1 (1034) OR
  • Accessible Office Documents 2 (1035) OR
  • Accessible Office Content (1036) OR
  • Accessible PDF: Introduction (1037) OR
  • Accessible PDF: Advanced (1038)

Additional Details

Admission and Registration

You do not need to apply to begin this program. Simply ensure you meet the requirements listed on the Admission Requirements webpage prior to registering.

Financial Assistance

green checkmark OSAP funding may be available. Learn more about Financial Assistance Options for Continuing Education Students.


Career Opportunities

  • Alternate Text Production Centre
  • Digital Accessibility Specialist
  • Content Creation and Remediation Specialist
  • Graphic Designer
  • AODA Accessibility Coordinator
  • Accessible Content Trainer

For details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, visit the Government of Canada Job Bank (opens in new window).

Next Steps

Frequently Asked Questions

College Resources

Program Contact

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Completion Requirement

5 Course(s)

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This program of studies applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion email the Program Contact listed at the bottom of this page.

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