Accessibility Statement for Eligibility Checker

This accessibility statement applies to Cardiff Metropolitan University’s Eligibility Checker web application. This web application is run by Cardiff Metropolitan University.

We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • increase the text spacing and line height without text spilling off the screen
  • navigate the application using just a keyboard
  • navigate the application using a screen reader (including the most recent version of NVDA)
  • navigate the application on a mobile device

My Computer My Way is an online tool provided by AbilityNet where you can find out how to make 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:

  • There is no facility to increase the duration of the session, and the user is not warned before the session ends.

Feedback and contact information

If you need assistance using this application due to accessibility concerns then please contact us using the details below:

We’ll consider your request and get back to you within 5 days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of our websites and applications. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact the IT Helpdesk by email at or by phone on 029 2041 7000.

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 Support Service (EASS) via their website .

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Cardiff Metropolitan University 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

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

Non-accessible content

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

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

The application is non-accessible for the following reasons:

  • There is no facility for the user to extend the duration of their session. This fails WCAG success criterion 2.2.1 (Timing Adjustable). The session will expire after two hours. We plan to add the functionality to enable users to increase the duration by the end of 2022.

Disproportionate burden


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

This statement applies only to the Eligibility Checker web application.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

Within the Software Development Services team we are now prioritising accessibility as part of the development process for all new systems and when making changes to existing ones. Our software testing processes now include testing for accessibility using a variety of tools including assistive technologies and accessibility checkers. There is an ongoing process to address the accessibility issues in our older systems.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 10th February 2022. It was last reviewed on 10th February 2022.

This web application was last tested on 10th February 2022. The test was carried out by Cardiff Metropolitan University’s Software Development Services. Every page was tested.