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Accessibility Statement

Civil Aviation Authority is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.


Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. CAA Infringement Tutorial is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.


Technical specifications

Accessibility of CAA Infringement Tutorial relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.


Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of CAA Infringement Tutorial, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below or need alternatives to content that’s not accessible.

Known limitations for CAA Infringement Tutorial:

  1. Throughout the website, images either don’t have a text alternative or have an incorrect text alternative.
  2. Video content throughout the website has captions enabled on the YouTube player. However, non-verbal scenes are not supplemented with audio descriptions or made available via transcript.
  3. Information such as headings and list items throughout the site lack semantic mark-up.
  4. Where common input fields are used, there is no autocomplete values present.
  5. Throughout the site, colour alone is used to distinguish link elements from paragraph or nearby text.
  6. Throughout the website, there are failures of colour contrast against accessibility standards with varying impacts on the user.
  7. Content layout designed to be viewed on a larger screen is difficult to read when viewed on smaller screens.
  8. No skip links are present to allow users to jump to content or to bypass navigation.
  9. Throughout the site, there are several instances of incorrect focus order such as non-interactive or hidden elements receive keyboard focus.
  10. Some interactive elements do not show visible focus indicator when keyboard focus is on the element.
  11. Some form input fields do not have validation error presented.
  12. HTML markup used on the site does not conform with the specification.


Assessment approach

Civil Aviation Authority assessed the accessibility of CAA Infringement Tutorial by the following approaches:

  • External evaluation



We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of CAA Infringement Tutorial. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers:


Formal complaints

Please contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) if you’re unhappy with our response.


This statement was created on 29 July 2020.