System requirements

Hardware

To use the learning material in this unit, learners will need a computer with the following features:

  • IBM® compatible with a 1000 MHz processor running Windows 2000, XP, Vista, or
  • Apple Macintosh® with a 500 MHz processor running OSX v10.3.0 with:
    • 256 Mb of RAM
    • 1024 x 768 pixel display
    • CD-ROM drive
    • Internet access
    • Sound card

Software

Learners will also need the following software/plug-ins installed on their computer:

  • Internet Explorer 6.0 or above (http://www.microsoft.com/ )
    -- OR --
  • Firefox 2.0 or above (http://www.mozilla.com/ )
    -- OR --
  • Safari 1.3 or above (http://www.apple.com/ )
  • Microsoft® Word 97 or a similar word processing program to open and use downloadable forms, checklists and worksheets.
  • Adobe® Flash Player 9. If you haven't got this plug-in, you can download and install the latest free version from: www.adobe.com
  • Adobe® PDF Reader 6.0 or above. If you haven't got this plug-in, you can download and install the latest free version from: www.adobe.com

Incorrect versions of these applications could result in information being shown in an unreadable form or not shown at all.