It is strongly encouraged.
Online trainings are hands-on, workshop style with exercises and design files for you to follow along with. You will be given a complimentary PDF document that has the content, exercises and download links for the design files demonstrated in session.
A second monitor makes it easier for you to watch the instructor and follow along in your ProKitchen Online if you prefer.
Successful completion of ProKitchen 101 (101A & 101B) results in a Level One ProKitchen Software Design Certification.
Successful completion of ProKitchen 201 (201A & 201B) results in a Level Two ProKitchen Software Design Certification.