Accessibility statement for Education Essex online booking system
This accessibility statement applies to the Education Essex online booking system.
This website is run by Accessplanit and Essex County Council. 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
Education Essex website has been tested by Essex County Council to be accessible in line with WCAG 2.1 AA Standards.
We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible and we are working to review these as detailed in the non-compliance statement below.
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, email the Equalities and Partnerships Team at ECC.Equalities@essex.gov.uk.
We’ll consider your request and get back to you within 20 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 aren’t listed on this page or think we’re not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, email the Workforce Development Team – firstname.lastname@example.org
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).
Contacting us by phone or visiting us in person
We provide a text relay service for people who are D/deaf, hearing impaired or have a speech impediment.
Our offices have audio induction loops, or if you contact us before your visit we can arrange a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter.
Technical information about this website’s accessibility
Essex 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 listed below.
Non-compliance with accessibility regulations
The full accessibility test report shows all areas of the booking system that have been identified as non-compliant alongside dates of when they will be reviewed.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 29 March 2021.
The Education Essex online booking system website was last tested during February 2021. The test was carried out by Essex County Council.
Please see the full test report for the approach used to decide on a sample of pages to test.