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ACCESSIBILITY STATEMENT

Accessibility statement for Learn English in Bristol and Beyond

This website is run by the LEB consortium and supported by the Bristol Community Learning Team. 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, and 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

This website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard. This was tested using aCe by Accessible as well as AXE tools. Minor issues with legibility do exist in some areas and the site will continue to receive updates. We check main pages periodically to ensure changes and updates have not caused problems. The frontpage and several randomly selected pages are tested on a 3 month rotation.

What to do if you cannot 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:

  • Email: lctinfo@bristol.gov.uk

We’ll consider your request and aim to reply within 5 working days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems that are not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, please help the LEB by doing the following:

  • Add the website address for the page you’re having problems accessing.
  • Let us know your issue.
  • Email: lctinfo@bristol.gov.uk

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

The LEB Team 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 fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.

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

Non compliance with the accessibility regulations

Some elements register as having too small a typeface but, again, these appear to be icon elements and are registering incorrectly

How we tested this website

This website was last tested on 10/1/24. The test was carried out by James Bruton using a range of automated software. Website tested using a combination on WAZE and aCe by Accessibe

We tested:

  • Home page
  • All area search pages
  • Courses page
  • About us page
    • Desktop using Google Chrome, FireFox, Edge
    • Mobile: using iOS Safari and Google Chromium

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We are continuously working to resolve all identified accessibility issues which are within our control.

This statement was prepared on 10/1/24. It was last updated on 10/1/24.