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The NSD site conforms to all priority 1 and priority 2 checkpoints of the World Wide Web Consortium Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, as well as most priority 3 checkpoints. We comply with recognised web standards by using valid XHTML. This site also complies with the Guidelines for National Services Scotland websites.

We have made every effort to ensure that this website is as accessible as is possible. If you do have any problems accessing any part of this site, please do not hesitate to contact David Steel or Chris Myers.

Can I make the text larger?

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are used to define both the layout and the text size. To increase the text size on these pages, follow these instructions:

  • Firefox: click on View > Increase Text Size
  • Internet Explorer: click on View > Text Size
  • Mozilla: View > Text Zoom
  • Netscape 6.0+: click on View > Text Size
  • Opera: View > Zoom
  • Older versions of Netscape: View > Increase Font.
  • For all other browsers, please consult your documentation.

What are Web Standards?

Web Standards are an important tool in ensuring that the web is accessible to everyone. You can find more out about this - and how to upgrade your browser to a standards-compliant version - by visiting

For more information on accessible, standards-compliant sites, web developers may find the following external websites useful. National Services Division are not responsible for the content of any external sites.