Apprenticeships.scot is designed to be used by as many people as possible. The text should be clear and simple to understand. You should be able to:
All videos hosted on the site have been transcribed and subtitled. They are available within the video player by pressing the CC button or selecting the Subtitles icon on YouTube.
This site is designed to work with most browsers. To see our site at its best, we recommend you use the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox or Edge.
There’s support available to make your computer, mobile phone and tablet easier to use – this includes zooming, changing contrast and text and much more:
We do most of our testing using Chrome Vox, Voiceover JAWS and NVDA. These are the screen readers we recommend that you use.
We have British Sign Language (BSL) and subtitled videos on the My World of Work website. They give information about the services that Skills Development Scotland provides. You can also find out how to get in touch.
There are also BSL videos about apprenticeships on the British Deaf Association website.
You can change the look of the subtitles to have a black bar behind with yellow writing if that's preferred.
If you need information in a different format, please contact us using the Feedback button at the foot of this page and tell us:
This website is partially compliant and we are continually striving to achieve the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.
Many documents are not accessible in a number of ways. We are focussing on discontinuing new content appearing in inaccessible formats such as PDFs.
Our websites are audited annually for compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines V2.1 level A and level AA, and these tests have been carried out internally.
We conduct extensive in-house testing when developing new tools and content including JAWS, NVDA, Chrome Vox.
We continually prioritise changes required to improve the accessibility of our websites.
We continually identify and fix issues in our aim to ensure that Apprenticeships.scot is level AA compliant. The issues we will address include:
If you find any problems that are not listed on this page or you think we’re not meeting the accessibility requirements, contact us using the feedback button.
If you contact us with a complaint and you’re not happy with our response, please contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’).
SDS is committed to making our websites accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This statement was created in September 2021. We have reviewed and updated it where necessary on: