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Training - Government-wide Section 508 Assessment Criteria

Training

This section asks about your reporting entity's development, use, and tracking of ICT accessibility related training.

Question 63

Indicate to what extent the reporting entity's Section 508 training plan defines training needs and training curriculum by ICT roles and responsibilities. (*Required)

Select one:

  1. No Section 508 training plan defined
  2. General Section 508 training plan defined but does not specify training needs and training curriculum by ICT roles and responsibilities
  3. Section 508 training plan identifies training needs and training curriculum for some ICT roles and responsibilities (approximately 1%-50%)
  4. Section 508 training plan identifies training needs and training curriculum for most ICT roles and responsibilities (approximately 51%-89%)
  5. Section 508 training plan identifies training needs and training curriculum for almost all ICT roles and responsibilities (approximately 90% or more)
  6. Unknown

Question 64

Indicate to what extent Section 508 awareness training is required for reporting entity employees. (*Required)

Select one:

  1. No Section 508 awareness training is offered
  2. Section 508 awareness training is in development
  3. An optional Section 508 awareness training is offered that employees sometimes take, but generally on an ad hoc basis
  4. Required Section 508 awareness training as a one-time requirement such as part of employee onboarding
  5. Required Section 508 awareness training on a regular basis such as annually
  6. Unknown

Question 65

How often does the reporting entity offer ICT accessibility-related training to employees, including training on guidance, templates, and tools for creating accessible content? Training may be provided or offered by the reporting entity, vendor, parent agency, other reporting entity, etc. (*Required)

Select one:

  1. Never
  2. Approximately 1-2 times a year
  3. Approximately 3-4 times a year
  4. Approximately 5-6 times a year
  5. Approximately 7 or more times a year
  6. Unknown

Question 66

Indicate to what extent development or testing professionals responsible for reporting entity web content are trained in Section 508 conformance validation testing for web content (Section 508 web testing). (*Required)

Select one:

  1. No development or testing professionals are trained in Section 508 web testing
  2. Some development or testing professionals have training in Section 508 web testing, but training is ad hoc
  3. Training curriculum or certification in Section 508 web testing is identified for all development and testing professionals but not required
  4. Training curriculum or certification in Section 508 web testing is identified and required for all development and testing professionals
  5. Training curriculum or certification in Section 508 web testing is identified and required for all development and testing professionals to meet current and future business needs and continuous education is actively pursued to keep up with emerging accessibility testing needs
  6. Unknown
  7. N/A - reporting entity does not publish or maintain any web content

Reviewed/Updated: April 2024

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