Technical / System Requirements
To study with us you will need the ability to video yourself cooking and send photos through to your Chef instructor/ add to your e-portfolio. You will also be expected to attend zoom meetings with your Chef Instructor so must have a web camera and microphone (if not already installed in your system). Most students video their sessions either via phone or laptop.
This is a list of basic computer system requirements to use our Learner Management System (Canvas). It is always recommended to use the most up-to-date versions and better connections. Our Learner Management System will still run with the minimum specifications, but you may experience slower loading times. Our Learner Management System and its hosting infrastructure are designed for maximum compatibility and minimal requirements.
*Please note you will need to bring a laptop computer along for your final exams
A tripod can be helpful when filming but is not essential.
Mac OSX 10.6 and newer
Tablet, Phone OS
Android 4.2 or newer.Certain aspects of the learning material is not available on iOS and we recommend a laptop with Google Chrome as the default browser.
Computer Speed & Processor
Use a computer 5 years old or newer when possible
1GB of RAM
Along with the compatibility and web standards, our Learner Management System has been carefully crafted to accommodate low bandwidth environments – Minimum of 512kbps
Speakers / Headphones / Microphone
Our Learner Management System support the current and first previous major releases of the following browsers:
Windows only please make sure your operating system is also current as noted in the computer specifications, you may need to download the Windows 10 Anniversary Update to submit assignments
This is not recommended. Please use Google Chrome as your default browser on Macintosh
We highly recommend updating to the most current version of your preferred browser. Your browser will notify you if there is a new version available. Some supported browsers may still produce a banner stating. Your browser does not meet the minimum requirements for Canvas. If you have upgraded your browser but you are still seeing the warning banner, try logging out of the Learner Management System and deleting your browser cookies.
Is required for recording audio and video in the Learner Management System. Other than these features, Flash is not required to use in most areas of the Learner Management System.
Please note that some browsers may no longer support flash.
Please note that some browsers do not support Java.