Advantage West Midlands is committed to making this website accessible and usable to all, regardless of technological or physiological impairments.
Our website has been awarded the Shaw Trust Web Accreditation (Opens in new window). The Shaw Trust web accreditation process is rigorous with over 60 hours of testing by disabled web users in addition to a stringent technical assessment.
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The website was designed following comments from our customers to ensure it meets your needs. We will continually check how user-friendly and accessible our site is by gaining ongoing feedback and undertaking user testing. We have incorporated the following aids to navigation on our website:
- ‘breadcrumb’ navigation at the top left of the page
- Skip Navigation at the top right of every page
- a link back to ‘Home’ on every page
- a search tool that is visible throughout the website
This site’s code has been built along the W3C’s (World Wide Web Consortium’s) guidelines for XHTML and CSS in an effort to ensure correct display in both current and future web browsers.
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
These guidelines explain how to make web content accessible to people with disabilities. This website has been developed in accordance with WCAG version 2.0. The site is designed to comply with Level AA.
Changing font size and and colours
You can change the font sizes by altering the settings in your web browser:
Microsoft Internet Explorer for PC
- From the options which appear, select 'Text size'
- Select the desired text size
Microsoft Internet Explorer for Apple Mac
- Select 'language/fonts'
- Select the font size required
For more information on how you can change the appearance of this site and for advice on how to make your operating system more accessible visit the BBC’s My Web My Way (Opens in new window). This site contains comprehensive information to help make browsing easier.
If you experience any problems with this website, please contact us via the details below. Equally, we welcome your feedback on how we can make our website more accessible and usable for you.