Online Course Eligibility Requirements

In order to register for any of our online courses, a minimum of a GED or Diploma is required.  Additionally, you must have a computer and internet access that meets the following requirements.

Eligibility Criteria
A minimum of a GED or Diploma is required.

Computer Requirements
To take an online course, students need regular, frequent, dependable access to a computer with the following:

  • Internet access, usually through a modem and Internet Service Provider.
  • High-speed access (such as cable modem or DSL) is recommended but not required;
  • A modern Internet browser: Netscape 6.0, Mozilla 1.2, or Internet Explorer 5.5 (or higher versions);
  • A working email address, configured properly so emails from Instructor and students are not blocked as “spam,”
  • Power Point 2000 version or higher. If you don’t own Power Point, Microsoft now offers a “Power Point Viewer” that can be downloaded free from their web site.

Computer Skills Needed
In this online class, the computer provides the medium through which the classroom portion of the course takes place. Therefore, it is critical that students have good computer skills and are comfortable doing the following:

  • Sending and receiving emails;
  • Attaching documents to email messages and opening attachments received;
  • Using a browser to navigate the web;
  • Using a word processor.

Student Qualities

  • Self-directed learner
  • Enjoys reading on the computer

If you meet the above requirements and want to enroll in this course, you must come to the school to register.