Course Title: Set up and configure basic data communications systems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4269 Certificate IV in Electrotechnology - Systems Electrician

Course Title: Set up and configure basic data communications systems

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Program Manager

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Course Description

This unit covers setting up, configuring and maintaining operation of personal computer based data communications systems. It encompasses safe working practices, installing data communications hardware, installing and configuring data communications software and documenting set-up parameters.
Note: This unit applies to all aspects of Electrotechnology - engineering applications only. For general competencies related Information Technologies refer to the latest endorsed IT Training Package.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Granting competency in this unit shall be made only after competency in the following unit(s) has/have been confirmed.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEF014B Set up and configure basic data communications systems


1. Prepare to set up and configure basic data communications systems.

2. Set up, configure and maintain basic data communications equipment.

3. Complete work and document activities.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written,oral, practical tasks and activities.
You will be asked to personally demonstrate to your teacher/assessor the practical skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals.