Online coursework is becoming more common as broadband speeds, security and reliability of the net reaches trustworthy standards. In the past the only online courses available were Certificate level but that is rapidly changing. Today many Diplomas and some aspects of Degree programs are available as online coursework. This type of work requires quite a bit of discipline on the part of the student as there is no pressure to make classes or lectures. Students undertaking this work will also want the benefits of modern computer technology, interactivity software and fast broadband speeds. Using online discussion boards will connect students with others in their course and can be instrumental in helping students to maintain interest and momentum.