Compatible Web Browsers
NOTE: Most of the system works fine with older versions of browsers, however, some functions (i.e.: Video, exams editing) may not work properly and older browsers (like IE 9 and lower) are no longer supported by their manufacturers.
Microsoft Browser (Edge)
Android & Windows Mobile
Any common browser
Computer Memory & Email
No Hard drive space required and you’ll need enough RAM memory to effectively run your web browser
To get the most out of ASCENT E-Training System, each user should have an e-mail account of their own.if your company does not provide these to staff, users can get free e-mail accounts like Gmail, Hotmail or Yahoo.
Users can still use the system without e-mails, but some features will not be usable like:
- Receiving completion certificate and notices of memos
- Access to E-mail coach, reminders and due dates
Network & Firewall Settings
Generally, no special firewall or network settings required. If you experience any problems viewing content then having the network administrator enter the AEROSTUDIES domain as an allowed website should fix any problem.
Network must allow whatever course content objects you put in (ie: images, Flash, etc.). Almost all content is HTML with .jpg or .gif images.
No part of AEROSTUDIES requires any software or applets to be downloaded to any user’s computer.
All content created in our system is in HTML. This applies to all course pages, questions in reviews and quizzes, surveys, memos, and definitions in the glossary. The types of content objects supported by ASCENT E-Training System are:
All users access the system via password secured login and all usage is via SSL browser encryption (everything between the server and the user’s browser is encrypted). Users can change their own password at any time while logged in or by a password re-set function via the login page (requires user access to their own email).
User(s) with ‘Registrar’ role control which of their company’s users have what levels of access and can suspend or revoke a user’s access via a process that takes less than ten seconds.
The active web application is hosted on secure dedicated servers at a high-end commercial web applications hosting company with industry leading security. All data and files in the system’s database which relate to personal information are encrypted.
Companies using the system are advised to check their own company’s privacy policies before filling in profile information for users or before using any of these features:
- Personal Documents tracker
- Off-Line Training tracker
- Memos system
- Safety Reports system
Applets and Cookies
No applets are downloaded to any user’s computer for any function. The only cookies created by the system are web-typical expiring session cookies to maintain login integrity during the user’s session.
For further information contact Aerostudies.