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Minimum Technical Requirements

Internet Connections: You will need a stable connection to the Internet. A broadband connection is recommended.

Browsers: A current, non-beta browser, such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox, or Safari.

Software and Computer Capabilities: The following requirements apply to most online courses:

  • Ability to view PDF documents.
  • Ability to view Flash-based or HTML5 presentations. HTML5 should work on all Android and iOS devices.
  • Speakers or headphones to hear presentation audio.

Email: You will need a current email account to take our online courses.

Basic Computer Skills

To have a successful learning experience, make sure you know how to do the following:

  • Computer: You should have experience using a personal computer, knowing how to use a keyboard and mouse, save and open files, navigate the file systems, install software and print documents.
  • Internet/Browser Basics: You should know how to open and close browsers, bookmark URLs, input URLs into the location/address bar, print, navigate the web, download files from websites and install software.
  • Mobile devices: Download and install a mobile device application from Android or Apple app store. Familiarity and general use of mobile applications. Familiarity with sharing/uploading files using a mobile application.