Accessibility help

FSCS is committed to ensuring that as many people as possible can easily use our website. That’s why we’re working to make sure that all the content on our website is accessible. We aim to be fully compliant with the recommendations laid down by the World Wide Web Consortium's Web Accessibility Initiative.

The Plain English Campaign has recognised our website’s commitment to using clear and simple language with its Crystal Mark. Read more about the Plain English Campaign.

Wherever possible we have captioned all non-textual content with ALT tags. This site uses 'portable document format' (.pdf) files.  To view these documents you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader software. This software is included on many systems but if it is not on yours, you can download it for free.

We use only standards-compliant XHTML and CSS code which is supported across a wide range of web browsers and platforms.


Text size

You can change the text size to make it either larger or smaller via your browser settings. Some browsers will allow you to magnify the whole page.

To change the text size, follow the instructions below:

Internet Explorer

  • In the main toolbar, click ‘View’ to open the View menu or press ‘Alt’ and ‘V’
  • Select the ‘Text Size’ option or select by pressing ‘X’
  • Choose your preferred text size using your mouse or use the up and down arrow keys
  • Click to select the text size or press 'Enter'
  • The text size should change to reflect your choice.

Firefox

  • In the main toolbar, click ‘View’ to open the View menu
  • Select the ‘Text Size’ option
  • Select ‘Increase’ or ‘Decrease’
  • The text size should change to reflect your choice.

Chrome

  • Click the spanner icon on the browser toolbar.
  • Find the "Zoom" section in the menu and choose one of the following options:
  • Click the + (plus) button to make everything on the page larger or use the keyboard shortcut ‘Ctrl’ and + (plus).
  • Click the – (minus) button to make everything smaller or use the keyboard shortcut ‘Ctrl’ and – (minus).
  • Press Ctrl+0 to restore the font size to 100%.

Safari

  • In the main toolbar, click ‘View’ to open the View menu
  • Click on ‘Make Text Bigger’ or ‘Make Text Smaller’ or to use the keyboard shortcuts select
  • ‘Apple’ and ‘+’ (plus) or ‘Apple’ and ‘-’ (minus)
  • The text size should change to reflect your choice.