How to produce accessible videos

What you need to remember to create accessible video content

Date and time

Thursday 24 June 2021 - 13:00 to 14.30 BST


Online - this course is delivered via the Zoom platform


  • The course will be delivered with live captions
  • We can share slides in advance if required
  • A captioned recording with transcript will be shared with attendees after the live event

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Please note: after purchasing a ticket you are able to reassign the ticket, if somebody different to the ticket purchaser will be attending the training.

Why you should attend

If you're using video content you need to ensure it's accessible to the broadest range of users possible. Learn how to create an accessible video with captions, audio descriptions and transcripts in order to allow multiple ways of accessing the content.

Who is this training for

This course is aimed at content creators wishing to create an accessible video. 

The course may also be of interest to designers and product owners, as well as those in more academic areas hoping to use videos for the purpose of teaching.

What will be covered

The course will look at:

  • Organisational and individual benefits of accessible media
  • Understanding user needs and how to meet them
  • How to make videos accessible - including audio description, captions and subtitles, transcripts and sign language
  • Additional benefits of making video accessible

Important information 

Class size: We limit the number of people on our training courses to ensure all attendees can engage with the presenter, ask questions and have an informative experience

What to bring: You will need a good internet connection, access to a laptop or desktop computer and to be able to open/use the Zoom platform without restrictions on your device

Why train with us?

97% of attendees rated our webinars and training ‘Excellent' or ’Good’ in 2019

Attendees will receive a link to the recording of the training to watch back at your leisure after the event. (And you’ll always have access to the latest advice as we will update the content on the link when the training is repeated in the future.)

What our previous attendees say

"Very insightful and informative."  
"A well delivered and well-paced webinar. Liked the polls and colourful examples." 
“I’ve found the sessions useful in bringing the range of accessibility issues to our attention, from website navigation to ensuring that images are meaningful to the visually impaired… I’d say that the training is essential for those responsible for the content of public websites.”

Meet our trainer

Daniel Mclaughlan

Daniel Mclaughlan is an Accessibility and Usability Consultant with an undergraduate degree in Computer Games Design and a previous career in private and public sector recruitment. Having recently studied Human-Computer Interaction at Masters level (Postgraduate Diploma pending), his role at AbilityNet allows him to put inclusive design theory into practice. 

As a member of the Accessibility Services team, Daniel helps a range of private and public sector clients to put people first in their products and services by providing detailed audits of apps and websites, conducting user testing sessions and delivering bespoke training.
He is a Certified Professional in Web Accessibility (CPWA) with the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP), having successfully obtained both the Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) and Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) qualifications.

Daniel also volunteers with Kith & Kids, a charity for young people with autism and learning disabilities, and has a Level 1 certificate in British Sign Language.

About our training team

Our trainers have decades of experience between them. They deliver accessibility consultancy ranging from technical audits and user tests, through to ongoing involvement in the accessibility of enterprise-level agile projects. They regularly champion accessibility at conferences, lead webinars, and run workshops.