New Editions supports the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Accessible Systems & Technology’s (OAST) Trusted Tester Certification program. The program increases the capability and capacity of the DHS workforce and other federal agencies to support the Federal government’s mission to comply with Section 508. Under the contract, our Senior Section 508 Trusted Testers deliver rigorous, instructor-led courses on a formalized website and applications testing methodology, known as DHS Section 508 Compliance Test Process for Applications, to section 508 testers. DHS’ provides certification to those who pass.
New Editions assisted OAST in the development of the harmonized testing process. We also provide technical and subject matter support for 508 testers for both the instructor-led, as well as an online version of the courses hosted by OAST.