IAAP to launch Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPAAC) evaluation in March 

The International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) recently announced the creation of its first Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) examination. The main goals of the program are to define the basic knowledge required for accessibility professionals, increase the quality of their work, provide credentials as evidence of their competency and generate meaningful metrics to measure and assess their skills.

The evaluation is targeted to designers, managers, developers, educators, executive leaders and any professional involved in creating solutions or promoting awareness related with ensuring that the digital and physical world are equally accessible for everyone. The content outline includes three main topics:

  • Disabilities, Challenges and Assistive Technologies
  • Accessibility and Universal Design
  • Declarations, Standards, Laws, and Management Strategies

Access the Certification Content Outline and register by the deadline on March 1, 2016.


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