Essential Tips for Taking Online Tests in SITCM

Taking tests can be stressful and taking online tests can be especially so, particularly when technical issues arise. The following guidelines will help you avoid the most common technical difficulties while taking online tests in SITCM and ensure that your work is submitted successfully.

Use a supported browser and close unneeded applications.

Disable ad blockers and browser extensions.


Temporarily disable browser add-ons, extensions, and plugins, especially ad blockers, before beginning an online test. Instructions to disable browser extensions can be found on the following web pages:

IMPORTANT: Ad blockers may interfere with loading content in tests! Turn them off before your test to avoid issues!

Verify your internet connectivity.


Avoid Using Mobile Devices.


  • Use a laptop or desktop computer instead of a mobile device (phone OR tablet) to take an online test or quiz.
  • Ensure that all mobile devices are either shut off or in Airplane mode.


Don’t use a mobile device to take an online test.

What if I have a problem during my test?