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Skills Development Scotland is committed to ensuring that this website is accessible to as many people as possible.

We employ a range of methods to facilitate accessibility:

  • Providing a high contrast version of the website for users with visual difficulties
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  • Using headings, paragraphs, lists and other HTML (HyperText Markup Language) to create logical document structure, making it easier for screen readers to understand the page
  • Allowing users to resize all text using their browser settings
  • Using alternative text attributes and/or titles on all images, where appropriate, and ensuring that these attributes are meaningful
  • Ensuring all hyperlinks are descriptive
  • Providing access keys to allow keyboard navigation to the main areas of the site
  • Commitment to Plain English in our writing
  • Only using tables to represent tabulated content i.e. data tables
  • Using a sans-serif font for easier readability
  • Testing the site in a wide range of browsers.

We aim to comply with Level AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). We cannot guarantee the accessibility levels of all videos or of third party content.

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We are continually striving to improve the experience of this website for all visitors, so please let us know if you have any questions or suggestions. We will always consider your comments and will endeavour to apply any required improvements.

We are particularly keen to hear from you if you are a visually impaired user, or are using screen-reading software, and are having difficulties locating the information you need. We are happy to provide other supporting material where possible.

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