Disability & Wellbeing Service Microsoft accessibility fundamentals

The Microsoft Accessibility fundamentals is a beginners' course. It's delivered in 4 modules, lasting 2 hours 25 mins.

Each module is divided into short units. It includes a 'knowledge check'. This assesses if you have understood the module. There is a comprehensive resource list to allow you to explore beyond the module content. The modules are:

  • Introduction to disability and accessibility: 31 mins module (5 units), this module covers disability etiquette. It also explores the meaning of the concepts of accessibility, disability, and inclusion
  • Microsoft Accessibility Features and Tools: 39 mins module (5 units), this module looks at Windows 10 accessibility features and tools. This includes keyboard shortcuts, Dictation, Ease of Access settings, and Focus assist. It also explores Microsoft 365 features and tools. This includes Microsoft Teams, PowerPoint Designer, and PowerPoint Presenter Coach. Plus Microsoft Translator
  • Creating accessible content with Microsoft 365: 51 mins module (7 units), this module covers how to create accessible content with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook. It explores the built-in accessibility tools and features of each of these apps
  • Digital accessibility: 24 mins module (4 Units), this module shows how to create accessible and inclusive content for mobile apps and the web