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:
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 BSL and subtitled videos that give more information about our services. You can also find out how to get in touch.
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 contact us using the feedback button 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 from September 2020.
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 aim to identify and fix issues to make Apprenticeships.scot level AA compliant by 1st February 2021. The issues we will address:
This statement was prepared on 15th July 2020.
It was updated on 14th September 2020.
The next review date will be 25th January 2021.
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 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.