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Technical Requirements

Either a computer or tablet device is required with a minimum of the following requirements:

All Devices

  • Access to the Internet without CCO’s websites being blocked or impeded in any way
  • Minimum throughput of 56Kbps upload and download speed (DSL, cable, satellite, 3G or 4G preferred)
  • Suitable upload and download limits remaining on your internet plan (usually expressed in Gigabytes per month)

Windows Computer

  • Windows XP or greater
  • 1GB RAM
  • Sufficient free space on your hard drive
  • Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint or equivalent that writes in the same file format

Apple Macintosh Computer

  • Mac OS X 1.4 or greater
  • 1GB RAM
  • Sufficient free space on your hard drive
  • Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint or equivalent that writes in the same file format

Browsers

  • Mozilla Firefox 4 or above
  • Google Chrome (versions released after 2010)
  • Apple Safari 4 or above
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or above

Other Versions, Hardware or Tablet Devices

  • Please note that older versions of software may work, however we will not provide support to students who are using older versions or technical requirements lower or older than mentioned in this document
  • You should be able to utilise other hardware to do your course as long as you have a relatively recent browser and Adobe Flash installed. At the present time the Apple iPad is not fully supported due to the use of Flash