Accessibility Statement for CAA Careers

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 Careers 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 Careers 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 Careers, 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 Careers:

  1. Some information such as headings and data tables throughout the site lack semantic mark-up. Related information such as error message, help information and related form fields do not have association between them.
  2. Where common input fields are used, there are no autocomplete values present.
  3. Throughout the site, there are several instances of incorrect focus order such as non-interactive or hidden elements receive keyboard focus, focus not limited to the modal dialog, interactive control receive multiple focus and focus order does not follow the content order.
  4. Some interactive elements do not show visible focus indicator when keyboard focus is on the element.
  5. Errors are visible but aren't communicated to screen readers.
  6. HTML markup used on the site do not conform with the specification.
  7. Custom controls such as accordion, checkbox, modal dialog, tooltip and navigation do not have accessibility properties set correctly.

Assessment approach

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

  •  External evaluation


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

  • E-mail:

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.