This website is run by Train4tomorrow. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website, and we want this site to be as accessible as possible. For example, that means you should be able to:
- change colours, contrast levels and fonts using browser settings
- zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen using browser settings
- 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
We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.
The My Computer My Way guide from AbilityNet is a step-by-step guide to help you make your device easier to use if you have a disability.
If you would like information on our website translated into another language, you may find one of the services listed below meets your needs. However, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any external website or free website translators.
Under some circumstances, for example, if you cannot read the information easily in English, you can request information in a different language from us. This includes British Sign Language, easy read or a foreign language. Please contact our customer service centre for advice.
How accessible is this website?
This website has been developed to be as accessible as possible. However, we know some parts of this website aren’t fully accessible:
- some content may be difficult to navigate using a screen reader
- people who use their keyboard to navigate our site will find it hard to access some content
What to do if you can’t access parts of this website
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille, please contact us using the contact details below.
We’ll consider your request and get back to you as soon as possible.
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems that aren’t listed on this page or think we’re not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, contact us using the contact details below.
Feedback and contact details
For any enquiries about the accessibility of this website, you can contact us by:
- emailing email@example.com
- calling 0345 155 1015 and asking for the ‘Digital Communications Team’
- post at Digital Communications Team (G59), County Hall, Topsham Road, Exeter, Devon EX2 4QD
British Sign Language users can contact us using an online interpreter who will relay your conversation with an appropriate member of Devon County Council staff, and then sign back to you their response to your questions
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
Devon County Council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
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.
The content types listed below are non-accessible for the following reasons.
Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations
Principle 1: Perceivable
Guideline 1.3 Adaptable (Accessibility problem 1.3.1)
Some content may be difficult to navigate using a screen reader.
Users who navigate the website using headings will find it hard to access some pages.
Intention to fix: 11/23
Guideline 1.4 Distinguishable (Accessibility problem 1.4.3)
Some text may not have sufficient contrast, so some people may find some text hard to read.
Intention to fix: 11/23
Principle 2: Operable
Guideline 2.4 Navigable (Accessibility problem 2.4.1, 2.4.7)
Users who navigate the website using their keyboard may find it hard to access the stories tab.
Intention to fix 11/23
Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations
Principle 1: Perceivable
This website links to third-party, external websites or services that may not be fully accessible.
What we’re doing to improve accessibility
We provide training to all content authors to ensure new content is accessible. We monitor this website regularly and we aim to address any issues promptly. We will review and update this statement accordingly.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 23 August 2023. It was last reviewed on 23 August 2023.
This website was last tested on 23 August 2023. The test was carried out using a third-party automated service called Silktide.
All pages were tested.