System Requirements

The following are the minimum computer system requirements for our online courses. For specifications for other operating systems, please contact us.

Operating SystemHardware RequirementsInternet Browser RequirementsInternet Connection
Microsoft® Windows® 8 Basic, Pro, Enterprise (32-bit edition, or 64-bit edition with 32-bit browser)
  • 1.4GHz Intel® Pentium® 4 or faster processor (or equivalent)
  • 1GB of RAM (2GB for 64-bit edition)
  • Sound card, speakers or headset
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.x
  • Google Chrome
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.3 or above
Minimum bandwidth requirement:56 kb/sec (DSL/Cable Wired connection recommended)Note that while a Wireless connection is completely suitable for accessing the Online Course Modules, a wired connection is recommended, when possible for the Online Course Sessions.
Microsoft® Windows® 7 Home Premium, Professional or Ultimate (32-bit edition, or 64-bit edition with 32-bit browser)
  • 1.4GHz Intel® Pentium® 4 or faster processor (or equivalent)
  • 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)
  • Sound card, speakers or headset
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.x
  • Google Chrome
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.3 or above
Microsoft Windows Vista® Home Basic, Home Premium, Ultimate, Business, or Enterprise (32-bit edition, or 64-bit edition with 32-bit browser)
  • 2GHz Intel® Pentium® 4 or faster processor (or equivalent)
  • 1GB of RAM (2GB recommended)
  • Sound card, speakers or headset
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.x
  • Google Chrome
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.3 or above
Microsoft Windows XP Professional or Home Edition with Service Pack 2
  • 450MHz Intel® Pentium® II or faster processor (or equivalent)
  • 512MB of RAM
  • Sound card, speakers or headset
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.x
  • Google Chrome
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.3 or above
Mac OS X, 10.5, 10.6, 10.7.4, 10.8 (Intel)
  • 1.83GHz Intel Core™ Duo or faster processor
  • 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)
  • Sound card, speakers or headset
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.x, 3.x
  • Google Chrome
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.3 or above