It is strongly encouraged.
Online trainings are hands-on, workshop style with exercises and design files for you to complete. You will be given a PDF document to follow along with that has the content, exercises and download links for the design files.
A second monitor makes it easier for you to watch the instructor, work in ProKitchen and follow along in the PDF.
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.