Accessibility

We have created this website to be accessible to as many users as possible – regardless of ability or browsing technology. This site aims to achieve overall compliance with the Web Accessibility Initiative’s (WAI – AAA) guidelines.

W3C – Validation

This website is built using code compliant with World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards for XHTML and Cascading Style Sheets.

With style sheets disabled each page remains usable.

The XHTML used to build this site is valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional. This means that a formal validation of the pages on this site was successfully performed.

Navigation Keys

This website has been built to allow easy access using either the keyboard or mouse. Keyboard commands are as follows:

  • Tab: move forwards through links/elements on any page
  • Shift Tab: move backwards through links/elements on any page
  • Return: Activate selected item on page
  • Backspace: Back to the previous page

Text Size

If you would like to change the text size used throughout this website, you can change the font size via your web browser’s menu:

  • Internet Explorer users: go to View > Text Size
  • Opera users: go to View > Zoom
  • Mozilla users: go to View > Increase Text Size

Change the colours

We’ve tried to use colours that make the words on our webpages easy to read, but we know that some people have trouble with reading text on certain colours. You may be able to use your own colours with your browser.

Document Viewing

Documents stored on this website are available in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) and Microsoft Word Document Format (DOC). These formats can be viewed using the following free software:

PDF: Adobe Acrobat Reader

DOC: Word viewer 2003

Browsers we support

Our website was created for use on the following browsers:

  • Chrome
  • Safari
  • Firefox
  • Android browser
  • Internet Explorer 10 and 11
  • Microsoft Edge

These browsers are the most common, covering over 98% of all web users.