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Accessibility Statement

We strive to ensure its services are accessible to people with disabilities. Kendal College has invested a significant amount of resources in helping ensure that its website is made easier to use and more accessible for people with disabilities, with the strong belief that every person has the right to live with dignity, equality, comfort and independence.

This Accessibility Statement applies to the following domains: kendal.ac.uk

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Kendal College is committed to making its website accessible in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Preparation of this Accessibility Statement

  • This statement was prepared on 28th January 2016.
  • This statement was last reviewed on 14th June 2024.

The statement was reviewed after testing by the Government Digital Services department and is constantly monitored using reviews and statistics generated by our accessibility partner, the UserWay Website Accessibility Widget.

Accessibility on our website

Our website makes available the UserWay Website Accessibility Widget powered by a dedicated accessibility server. The software allows us to improve its compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1).

AbilityNet also has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

Enabling the Accessibility Menu

The accessibility menu can be enabled either by hitting the tab key when the page first loads or by clicking the accessibility menu icon that appears on the corner of the page. After triggering the accessibility menu, please wait a moment for the accessibility menu to load in its entirety.

Compliance status

Kendal College continues its efforts to constantly improve the accessibility of its site and services, believing that it is our collective moral obligation to allow seamless, accessible and unhindered use for those of us with disabilities.

In an ongoing effort to continually improve and remediate accessibility issues, we also regularly scan our website with UserWay's Accessibility Scanner to identify and fix every possible accessibility barrier on our site. Despite our efforts to make all pages and content accessible, some content may not have yet been fully adapted to the strictest accessibility standards. This may result from not finding or identifying the most appropriate technological solution.

Non-accessible content

This website partially complies with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard due to the non-compliances and exemptions listed below.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

  • There are currently no instances of non-compliance with the accessibility regulations. If you believe you have found something that contradicts this, please don't hesitate to contact us using the details below.

Disproportionate burden

  • There are currently no instances of non-compliance with the accessibility regulations requiring a disproportionate burden exemption. If you believe you have found something that contradicts this, please don't hesitate to contact us using the details below.

Content not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

  • There are currently no instances of content that is not within the scope of the accessibility regulations. If you believe you have found something that contradicts this, please don't hesitate to contact us using the details below.

Feedback & contact information

If you are experiencing difficulty with any content on our website or require assistance with any part of our site, please get in touch with us during normal business hours, as detailed below. We will be happy to assist.

e hello@kendal.ac.uk
t
01539 814700

Enforcement procedure

The Equality & Human Rights Commission (EHRC) enforces the Public Sector Bodies Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re unhappy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Access keys

Access keys can be used to navigate the website without a mouse. They allow you to jump to a specific part of a web page via the keyword.

To use an access key, hold down the ‘ALT’ key and then press one of the following numbers: