Accessibility statement for Street Works Qualifications Register

This accessibility statement applies to

This website is managed by SQA. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website.

For example, this means you can:

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

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

Feedback and contact information

If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact:

If you have problems accessing pages or documents published on this website, please contact Customer Support who will supply the page or document in an accessible format. Many of our publications can be produced in alternative formats, including large type, braille and community languages.

We aim to provide a full response to enquiries within five working days. If your enquiry is complex, we may need to refer it to another team; in these cases we aim to provide a full response within 20 working days.

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

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

Compliance status

The website has been tested against the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 AA standard.

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

Non-accessible content

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

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

PDFs and other documents

The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services. Those documents that are essential to our service that were published before 2018 will be added to our roadmap.

Any new PDFs or Word documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We regularly audit and check content on the SWQR website and seek to fix content that fails to meet the WCAG version 2.1 AA standard.

This will ensure our website is fully compliant with WCAG 2.1 AA Standard.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 07/06/2024. The statement was last reviewed on 09/05/2024. This website was last tested on 17/05/2024 against the WCAG 2.1 AA standard. This test included the use of our automated accessibility tool, Powermapper (SortSite) and manual testing with assistive technology by our in-house accessibility officer in our digital team.