Course Title: Build and maintain a secure network

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2016

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
Ph:+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.

Cluster Information:

This course is delivered in a cluster (Networking 1 & 2) in conjunction with ICTTEN4212A (EEET6973C). You must enrol in these two courses delivered in this cluster. All the learning and assessment activities will include the components of all competencies of ICTTEN2209A and ICTTEN4212A.


Teaching Schedule

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

 Week2
 Lecture: Network Protocols and Communications, Network Access (CCNA 1,Chapter 3&4).
 CCNA 1 Lab Task
 2.3.3.3 Lab - Building a Simple Network
 7.1.2.9 Lab - Converting IPv4 Addresses to Binary

 Week3
 Lecture: Ethernet, Network Layer, (CCNA 1, Chapter 5 & 6 ). 
 CCNA 1 Lab Task
 7.1.4.9 Lab - Identifying IPv4 Addresses
 6.5.1.2 Lab - Building a Switch and Router Network

 Week4
 Lecture: IP Addressing, Subnetting IP Networks (CCNA 1, Chapter 7 & 8). 
 CCNA 1 Lab Task
  7.2.5.3 Lab - Identifying IPv6 Addresses
 8.1.4.6 Lab - Calculating IPv4 Subnets

 Week5
 Lecture: Transport Layer, Application Layer(CCNA 1, Chapter 9 &10). 
 CCNA 1 Lab Task
  8.1.4.8 Lab - Designing and Implementing a Subnetted IPv4 Addressing Scheme
  8.2.1.5 Lab - Designing and Implementing a VLSM Addressing Scheme

 Week6
 Lecture: Build a Small  Network(CCNA1, Chapter 11)
 Review of CCNA 1 Lectures. 
 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 Switching Concepts and Configuration,VLANs (CCNA 2,Chapter 2& 3).
 CCNA 2 Lab Task
 2.1.1.6 Lab - Configuring Basic Switch Settings


 Week9
 Lecture: Routing Concepts, Inter-VLAN Routing (CCNA 2, Chapter 4 & 5).

 CCNA 2 Lab Task
 3.2.2.5 Lab - Configuring VLANs and Trunking

 Week10
 Lecture: Static Routing,Routing Dynamically (CCNA 2, Chapters 6 & 7).

 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).

 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).

 CCNA 2 Lab Task
 8.2.4.5 Lab - Configuring Basic Single-Area OSPFv2
 
 Week13
 Lecture: Review of CCNA 1 Lectures.

 CCNA 2 Lab Task
 Revision.

 Week14
 Lecture: Review CCNA 2 Lectures.
 Make up Online Chapter Exam CCNA2. 
 CCNA 2 Lab Task 
 

Week15/16/17

Lab Exam 2

Online final exam

Week18

Catch up session
 

* 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 Press


References


Other Resources

Students will be able to access information and learning materials through myRMIT and may be provided with additional materials in class. List of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts.

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

This course is delivered in a cluster (Networking 1 & 2) in conjunction with ICTTEN4212A (EEET6973C). You must enrol in these two courses delivered in this cluster. All the learning and assessment activities will include the components of all competencies of ICTTEN2209A and ICTTEN4212A.
 

You are required to complete the following assessment tasks:
Assessment 1:  Weekly  Online Quizzes
Assessment 2:  Practical Test - Week 16 
Assessment 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

ICTTEN2209A vs Elements and Performance Criteria 
 

Assessment1.11.21.31.41.51.61.72.12.22.33.13.23.34.14.24.34.4
Weekly Online Quizzes x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Practical Test x x x x x x x x x xx x x xx xx
Online Final Test x x x x x x x x x x x x x  x x x x

          ICTTEN4212A vs Elements and Performance Criteria 

Assessments1.11.21.31.41.51.62.12.22.32.42.53.13.23.3
Weekly Online Quizzesxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Practical Testxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Online Final Testxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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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