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Accessibility Statement

Compliance Status

Ballyfermot College of Further Education is committed to making this website accessible in accordance with European Union (Accessibility of Websites and Mobile Applications of Public Sector Bodies) Regulations 2020 – S.I. No. 358/2020 and to ensuring this website is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability.

This accessibility statement applies to

The website is almost fully compliant with the European standard Accessibility Requirements for ICT Products and Services (based on Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1) due to the non-compliances listed below.

Non-accessible Content

  1. There is one 1 HTML and some CSS parsing errors which cannot be changed as they are under the direct control of a plugin.
  2. The Issue plugin on the home page has an inaccessible download button and link, however an alternative download link has been provided.
  3. The event calendar on the home page has some elements wehich are not available to the keyboard and has focus visibility issues for the event links. It is also not responsive for zoomed text or for mobile devices, resulting in cropped content or horizontal scrolling.
  4. The interactive tours are not accessible in this format, but a text based walkthrough of each campus has been provided as an alternative.
  5. The Erasmus Meeting video does not have captions and has not been checked with the Photosensitive Epilepsy Analysis Tool

Preparation of this Accessibility Statement

This statement was last reviewed and updated on 2nd Sept 2023

This website was tested for compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1) Level-AA in August 2022. The test was carried out by Ilikecake Limited, accessibility consultants, using the Website Accessibility Conformance Evaluation Methodology (WCAG-EM).

Feedback and Contact Information

If you need access to information in an accessible format, or wish to notify us of an issue with the website, please contact Vivienne Trulock Hardy,

If you are dissatisfied about how we respond to your request, you can submit a complaint by contacting

Enforcement Procedures

If you are dissatisfied about how we respond to your request or complaint, you can complaint to the Office of the Ombudsman under the terms of the Disability Act 2005.

Office of the Ombudsman, 6 Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, D02 W773
Tel: +353 (0)1 639 5600

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