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    This accessibility statement applies to

    This website is run by Burton and South Derbyshire College. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

    • Change colours, contrast levels and fonts
    • Zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
    • Navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
    • Navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
    • Listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

    We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

    AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

    How accessible this website is

    We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

    • Video streams do not have captions

    Alternative formats

    If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

    We’ll consider your request and get back to you as soon as possible.

    If you cannot view the map on our ‘contact us’ page, call or email us on 01283 494400 for directions.

    Reporting accessibility problems with this website

    We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

    Enforcement procedure

    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’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

    Technical information about this website’s accessibility

    Burton and South Derbyshire College is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

    Compliance status

    This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances and exemptions listed below.

    Non-accessible content

    The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

    Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

    1.2.2 Captions (Pre-recorded)

    Captions will need to be provided for all videos (for example the case study videos hosted on Vimeo). The Vimeo player we use will show captions where available.

    Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

    PDFs and documents

    Many of our older PDFs and Word documents do not meet accessibility standards – for example, they may not be structured so they’re accessible to a screen reader. This does not meet WCAG 2.1 success criterion 4.1.2 (name, role value).

    Any new PDFs or Word documents we publish will aim to meet accessibility standards.

    What we’re doing to improve accessibility

    We are working hard to improve on any issues and our accessibility compliance is reviewed regularly.

    Preparation of this accessibility statement

    This statement was prepared on 31st July 2020. It was last reviewed on 13th February 2024.

    This website was last tested on 13th October 2022. The test was carried out by Cyber Media.

    How we tested the website

    Cyber Media selected a sample of pages to test based on average use, volume of traffic and content type. They tested the following pages as they contain our main features used across the site:

    • Homepage (
    • Content page (
    • Subject listing (
    • Subject page (
    • Course listing (
    • Course (
    • News listing (
    • News article (
    • Events listing (
    • Event article (
    • Landing page (
    • Document listing (
    • Contact form (

    The site was tested using a combination of automated tools and manual testing

    Contact Details

    Contact Details

    Burton and South Derbyshire College
    Tel: 01283 494400

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