Bridgend College

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A mainstream college that has facilities suitable for teaching IT to blind and partially sighted people:
- has computers equipped with screen magnification and screen reading software
- has staff or volunteers that can teach people reliant on magnification and screen reading software
- can teach blind or partially sighted people how to operate a computer using just a keyboard
- can produce course materials in an accessible format.

Offers a range of courses including ECDL for which they are a centre of excellence. They can also offer bespoke training packages for which costs are negotiated on an individual basis. They hold a "BCS Quality mark for accessibility certificate. Have run bespoke IT courses for blind/VI students for several years now and have both the necessary adapted software hardware etc. and a member of staff specifically trained to do this. The staff member is Gareth Jenkins (Assistive Technology Officer) gljenkins@bridgend.ac.uk.

Services offered:

  • Educational support
  • Computer skills
  • Assistive technology training

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  • This organisation was verified on 12 August 2014