Minimum Technical Requirements

The Clean Needle Technique course is completed entirely online. The following minimum system requirements are necessary to access the video course modules and complete the live-proctored written exam and examiner-administered Zoom practical exam.

Hardware Requirements

Video Course Modules  Live-Proctored Written Exam Zoom Practical Exam 

Mac, desktop PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone

For Exam: Mac, desktop PC, or laptop with webcam AND another mobile device (smartphone, tablet) for a second camera.*

NOTE: Exam cannot be taken on smartphones, tablets, or Chromebooks. 

Mac, desktop PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone

 Built-in or USB plug-in speakers Built-in or USB plug-in speakers Built-in or USB plug-in speakers
  Microphone and webcam / HD webcam Microphone and webcam/ HD webcam

* Includes iOS, Android or Blackberry devices and Microsoft Surface PRO 2 or higher running Windows 8.1 or higher

NOTES:

  • You are required to have two devices with functioning cameras and microphones to complete the live-proctored written exam (i.e. a laptop and smartphone, a desktop PC and tablet, etc.). If you do not have two devices, you will not be allowed to complete your exam.
  • You will be required to download and install software prior to your written exam that will lock down your browser during the test.
  • Tablets running Windows 10 S-mode are NOT supported.
  • The written exam cannot be completed on a smartphone, tablet, or Chromebook. These devices do not support the required exam software.
  • Bluetooth devices are not recommended due to potential connectivity issues, etc.


System Requirements 

 

Video Course Modules  Live-Proctored Written Exam Zoom Practical Exam 

Access to the video platform "Panopto."

CLICK HERE to read more about system requirements for the written exam. For help with the Weblock software, contact support@assess.com

CLICK HERE to read more about system requirements for Zoom. 

NOTES: 

  • You must have administrative privileges on the device you will be completing your written exam on so that you can make changes to the system preferences and add/remove software.
  • Google Chrome is the preferred browser for connecting to your proctor on the date of your written exam.

 

Bandwidth Requirements

  • A broadband wired or wireless (minimum 3G or 4G/LTE) internet connection; wired connection is preferred
  • Up/down sending / receiving speed of 600Kbps / 0.6Mbps (high quality video), 1.2Mbps (720p HD video) or 1.8Mbps (1080p HD video)

NOTE: Use can use this link to determine your internet speed