We’re a team of diverse educators passionate about making online learning accessible beyond legislative compliance. Our mission is to help content creators, teachers, coaches, and anyone else that shares information online make their materials more inclusive. Our online courses are the culmination of completing hundreds of accessibility audits and remediation projects through our award-winning digital access firm, Oleb Media.

Earning Criteria

  • The Image Accessibility course assessment is comprised of 4 quizzes. Learners must successfully complete each lesson and score 75% or better on the quizzes to earn this badge.
  • Upon course completion individuals who hold the Image Accessibility badge have acquired the skills to meet the Image Accessibility standards in the following regions & countries: Australia, Canada, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, United Kingdom, and the United States.
  • Individuals who have completed the Oleb Academy Image Accessibility course have achieved the skill to understand and apply image accessibility attributes that meet the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) standards 2.1.


WCAG 1.4.5 Images of Text

If the technologies being used can achieve the visual presentation, text is used to convey information rather than images of text except for the following: 1) Customizable- The image of text can be visually customized to the user’s requirements; 2) Essential- A particular presentation of text is essential to the information being conveyed.

WCAG 1.1.1 Non-text Content

All non-text content that is presented to the user has a text alternative that serves the equivalent purpose, except for the situations listed in the link above.

WCAG 1.4.9 Images of Text (No Exception)

Images of text are only used for pure decoration or where a particular presentation of text is essential to the information being conveyed.


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