Course Title: Build and maintain a secure network

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: EEET6972C

Course Title: Build and maintain a secure network

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4353 - Certificate IV in Telecommunications Networks Technology

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Eddie Vanda
Telephone: +613 9925 4456
Email: eddie.vanda@rmit.edu.au

Kenneth Falzon
Telephone: +613 9925 4716
Email: kenneth.falzon@rmit.edu.au

Noor Sateh
Telephone:+613 9925 4013
Email:noor.sateh@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 80

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

NIL

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to build a simple and secure wired local area network (LAN) or wide area network (WAN).

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement but users should confirm requirements with the relevant federal, state or territory authority.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

ICTTEN2209A Build and maintain a secure network

Element:

1. Prepare to build a LAN or WAN

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Prepare for given work confirming site-specific occupational health and safety (OHS ) and environmental requirements with appropriate personnel

1.2. Identify safety hazards and implement risk control measures in consultation with appropriate personnel

1.3. Determine network design specification from job briefs or appropriate personnel

1.4. Determine network addressing scheme for network connectivity and confirm using calculations

1.5. Select and obtain network hardware according to established procedures

1.6. Obtain operating instructions, manuals, hardware and software testing methodologies

1.7. Consult appropriate personnel to ensure the task is coordinated effectively with others involved at the worksite

Element:

2. Build and verify a network

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Establish connections between network hardware according to manufacturer's specifications and established procedures

2.2. Verify network routing and switching to conform to network design specification

2.3. Set up, configure and share network resources between network devices

Element:

3. Monitor network performance and troubleshoot network

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Monitor network traffic and assess performance metrics against manufacturer's specifications and established procedures

3.2. Identify security threats and initiate control measures according to enterprise procedures

3.3. Troubleshoot network and internet connectivity according to manufacturer's specifications and enterprise procedures

Element:

4. Complete and document network build

Performance Criteria:

4.1. Restore work site to safe condition according to established safety procedures

4.2. Record and store network schematics and network addressing scheme

4.3. Notify appropriate personnel about the completion of the task

4.4. Notify customer and obtain sign off


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

You will participate in a variety of teaching methods including: lectures, tutorials,practicals, online quizes, interaction with individuals and groups within the Telecommunications area. This competency is mapped to CCNA Exploration Unit 1 by the industry skills council. You will be offered training through Cisco Networking Academy Program for this competency.This training prepares you for the CCNA exam.


Teaching Schedule

Week 1
Lecture: Introduction to Course and Overview of Assessments. Introduction to Networks, Exploring the Network, Configuring a Network Operating System (CCNA 1, Chapter 1 & 2).
CCNA1 Lab Task
2.1.4.9 Lab - Establishing a Console Session with Tera Term

Week2
Lecture: Network Protocols and Communications, Network Access (CCNA 1,Chapter 3&4).
Online Exam CCNA1 Chapter 1&2.
CCNA 1 Lab Task
2.3.3.4 Lab - Building a Simple Network
8.1.2.8 Lab - Converting IPv4 Addresses to Binary

Week3
Lecture: Ethernet, Network Layer, (CCNA 1, Chapter 5 & 6 ).
Online Exam CCNA1 Chapters 3 & 4.
CCNA 1 Lab Task
8.1.4.8 Lab - Identifying IPv4 Addresses
6.4.3.5 Lab - Building a Switch and Router Network

Week4
Lecture: Transport Layer, IP Addressing (CCNA 1, Chapter 7 & 8).
Online Exam CCNA1, Chapters 5 & 6.
CCNA 1 Lab Task
9.1.4.10 Lab - Researching Subnet Calculators
9.1.4.8 Lab - Calculating IPv4 Subnets

Week5
Lecture: Subnetting IP Networks, Application Layer(CCNA 1, Chapter 9 &10).
Online Exam CCNA1, Chapters 7 & 8.
CCNA 1 Lab Task
9.1.4.9 Lab - Subnetting Network Topologies
9.2.1.4 Lab - Designing and Implementing a VLSM Addressing Scheme

Week6
Lecture: It’s a Network(CCNA1, Chapter 11)
Review of CCNA 1 Lectures.
Online Exam CCNA1, Chapter 9, 10 & 11.
Make up Online Chapter Exam CCNA1.
CCNA1 Lab Task
Revision

Week 7
Lecture: Introduction to Switched Networks(CCNA 2, Chapters 1).
Online Final Exam CCNA1.
Lab Exam 1.

Week8
Lecture: Basic Switch Concepts and Configuration,VLANs (CCNA 2,Chapter 2& 3).
CCNA 2 Lab Task
2.1.1.6 Lab - Configuring Basic Switch Settings
Online Exam CCNA2, Chapter 1.

Week9
Lecture: Routing Concepts, Inter-VLAN Routing (CCNA 2, Chapter 4 & 5).
Online Exam CCNA2, Chapters 2& 3.
CCNA 2 Lab Task
3.2.2.5 Lab - Configuring VLANs and Trunking

Week10
Lecture: Static Routing,Routing Dynamically (CCNA 2, Chapters 6 & 7).
Online Exam CCNA2, Chapters 4& 5.
CCNA 2 Lab Task
4.1.4.6 Lab - Configuring Basic Router Settings with IOS CLI

Week11
Lecture: Single-Area OSPF, Access Control Lists (CCNA 2, Chapters 8&9).
Online Exam CCNA2, Chapters 6 & 7.
CCNA 2 Lab Task
7.3.2.4 Lab - Configuring Basic RIPv2

Week12
Lecture: DHCP, Network Address Translation for IPv4 (CCNA 2, Chapter 10 & 11).
Online Exam CCNA2, Chapters 8&9.
CCNA 2 Lab Task
8.2.4.5 Lab - Configuring Basic Single-Area OSPFv2

Week13
Lecture: Review of CCNA 1 Lectures.
Online Exam CCNA2, Chapter 10 & 11.
CCNA 2 Lab Task
10.1.2.4 Lab - Configuring Basic DHCPv4 on a Router

Week14
Lecture: Review CCNA 2 Lectures.
Make up Online Chapter Exam CCNA2.
Online Final Practice Exam CCNA2.
CCNA 2 Lab Task
11.2.2.6 Lab - Configuring Dynamic and Static NAT

Week15
Lecture: Review CCNA 2 Lectures.
Make up Online Chapter Exam CCNA2.
Online Final Exam CCNA2 Revision
CCNA2 Lab task
11.2.3.7 Lab - Configuring NAT Pool Overload and PAT

Week16
Lecture: Review CCNA 2 Lectures.
Make up Online Chapter Exam CCNA2.
Online Final Exam CCNA2
CCNA2 Lab task
Lab Revision

Week17/18
CCNA2 Lab Exam
Centralised Closed Book Final Written Exam/ online final exam

* In this course, minimum student directed hours are 14 in addition to 66 scheduled teaching hours.
* Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, individual student-teacher course-related consultation and test preparation . 

 

 

 



 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Introduction to Networks Companion Guide
Publisher: Cisco Press
ISBN 10: 1587133164
ISBN 13: 978158713316

Routing and Switching Essentials Companion Guide By Cisco Networking Academy
Published Feb 18, 2014 by Cisco Pres


References


Other Resources

http://cisco.netacad.net. To access the learning material via this cisco website individual login account shall be given in the first week.


Overview of Assessment

 

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks:

 

Assessment 1: Weekly Online Quizzes

Assessment 2: Practical Test

Assessment 3: Online Final Test

these tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

 

Assessment Mapping Matrix

 

Element/

Performance Criteria Covered

Weekly Online Quizzes

Practical Test

Online Final Test

1.1

X

X

X

1.2

X

X

X

1.3

X

X

X

1.4

X

X

X

1.5

X

X

X

1.6

X

X

X

1.7

X

X

X

2.1

X

X

X

2.2

X

X

X

2.3

X

X

X

3.1

X

X

X

3.2

X

X

X

3.3

X

X

X

4.1

X

X

X

4.2

X

X

X

4.3

X

X

X

4.4

X

X

X

 


Assessment Tasks

You are required to complete the following assessment tasks:

1. Weekly  Online Quizes
2. Practical Test - Week 16
3. Online Final Test- Week 17-18

All assessment tasks need to be successfully completed to demonstrate competence.

Your assessment for this course will be marked using the following table:

CA Competency Achieved
NYC Not yet Competent
DNS Did not Submit

Note: Your online quiz shall be graded online and you will be given feedback online.


Assessment Matrix


 

Assignment TaskElement
Weekly Online QuizesElement 1,2,3,4
Practical TestElement 1, 2,3,4
Online Final TestElement 1,2,3,4

Other Information

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):

You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:
• Relevant
• Current
• Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.

Study and Learning Support:

Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:

- Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
- Maths and science developmental support and advice
- English language development

Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and learning Support

Disability Liaison Unit:

If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.

Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit.

Late Submission:

If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete and lodge an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.

If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days after the official due date.

Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

Special Consideration:

Please refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration to find more information about special consideration

Plagiarism:

Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the University.

Please Refer: http://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.

Email Communication:

All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.

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