Course Title: Configure and troubleshoot advanced network switching

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2016

Course Code: EEET6976C

Course Title: Configure and troubleshoot advanced network switching

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

Divya Anshu Bhardwaj
Ph: +61 3 9925 4163
Email: divya.bhardwaj@rmit.edu.au

Noor Sateh
Ph: +61 3 9925 4013
Email: noor.sateh@rmit.edu.au
Appointment by email
 

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 perform network switch configuration and troubleshooting, including network management by remote access for wired and wireless networks.

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:

ICTTEN4213A Configure and troubleshoot advanced network switching

Element:

1. Prepare to work on a switched network

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Prepare for given work according to 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 nature and scope of the network and network topology from job briefs or appropriate personnel
1.4. Select and obtain wireless and wired network components requirements according to enterprise procedures
1.5. Obtain operating instructions, manuals, hardware and software testing methodologies
1.6. Consult appropriate personnel to ensure the task is coordinated effectively with others involved at the worksit

Element:

2. Configure network switches

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Set up and configure network switches according to manufacturer's specifications and enterprise procedures
2.2. Build and configure a routed network using remote access management
2.3. Establish multiple VLANs across the network to manage the access and traffic across the network

Element:

3. Troubleshoot network

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Monitor network traffic and assess performance against manufacturer's specifications and established procedures
3.2. Troubleshoot network according to manufacturer's specifications and enterprise procedures
3.3. Identify and rectify faults according to enterprise procedures

Element:

4. Complete and document network installation and configuration

Performance Criteria:

4.1. Restore worksite to safe condition according to established safety procedures
4.2. Record and store essential configuration information according to enterprise procedures
4.3. Notify appropriate personnel about the completion of the task according to enterprise procedures


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

This course is delivered in a cluster (Networking 3 & 4) in conjunction with ICTTEN4214A (EEET6977C). 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 ICTTEN4214A and ICTTEN4213A.

You will involve in the following learning activities to meet requirements:
• Lectures
• Practicals
• Work simulated activities
• Test and online quiz
• Preparation for the Work place



 


Teaching Schedule

 

WeekTopics DeliveredElements/Performance criteria
1Introduction to Course Outline and Assessment Criteria.
Lecture: Introduction to Scaling Networks (Chapter 1)

Lab: Review of Concepts from CCNA 2

Lecture: LAN Redundancy (Chapter 2)


1.1,1.2,1.5,1.6
2.1,2.2,2.3
3.1,
4.1,4.2,




 
2

Lecture: Link Aggregation (Chapter3)

2.3.2.3 Lab - Configuring Rapid PVST+, PortFast, and BPDU Guard

Quiz: Weekly online quiz on chapter 1

 


1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4,
2.1,2.3
3.1,3.2,3.3
4.1,4.3




 
3 

Wireless LANs(Chapter4)
Quiz: Weekly online quiz on chapter 2 
2.4.3.4 Lab - Configuring HSRP and GLBP
3.2.1.4 Lab - Configuring EtherChannel


 

1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5,1.6
2.1,2.2,
3.1,3.2,3.3
4.1,





 
4Lecture: Adjust and Troubleshoot Single-Area OSPF (Chapter5)
Advanced Features
Lecture: Multiarea OSPF (Chapter6)
5.1.5.8 Lab - Configuring OSPFv2
6.2.3.8 Lab - Configuring Multiarea OSPFv2

Quiz: Weekly online quiz on chapter 3 and 4.
 
 

1.1,1.2,1.3,
2.1,2.2,2.3
3.1,3.2
4.1,4.2,4.3





 
5

Lecture: EIGRP(Chapter7)
EIGRP Advanced Configurations and Troubleshooting(Chapter8)
7.2.2.5 Lab - Configuring Basic EIGRP for IPv4
8.1.5.5 Lab - Configuring Advanced EIGRP for IPv4 Features
 

Quiz: Weekly online quiz on chapter 5 and 6

 

1.1,1.2,1.4,1.5,1.6
2.1,2.2,2.3
3.1,3.2,3.3
4.1,4.2





 
6Lecture: Chapter 9: IOS Images and Licensing (Chapter9)
Lab:Revision for Practical Test 1
Quiz: Weekly online quiz on chapter 7,8,9 
 
 


           

1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5,1.6
2.1,2.2,2.3
3.1,3.2
4.2,4.3




 

7Lecture: Revision
Lab:Practical Test 1 

 

1.1,1.2,1.5,1.6
2.1,
3.1,3.2,3.3
4.1,4.2,4.3




 
8Lecture: Hierarchical Network Design (Chapter 1)
Lab: Practical Test 1
 
 

1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4
2.1,2.2,2.3
3.1,3.2,3.3
4.1,4.2,4.3

           

 
9Lecture: Introduction to WANs CCNA 4 (Chapter 2)

Online Final Test

 


1.1,1.3,1.4,1.5,1.6
2.1,2.2,2.3
3.1,3.2
4.1,4.2



 
10Lecture: Point-to-Point Connections (Chapter 3)
3.3.2.8 Lab - Configuring Basic PPP with Authentication

Quiz: Weekly online quiz on Chapter 1 
 

Assignment Explanation
 

1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4
2.1,2.2,2.3
3.1,3.2,3.3
4.1,4.2,4.3




 
11Lecture: Frame Relay (Chapter 4)
Installing, configuring and testing switching, routing and WAN technologies

4.2.2.7 Lab - Configuring Frame Relay and Subinterfaces


Quiz: Weekly line quiz on chapter 2 and 3
 

1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5,1.6
2.1,2.2
3.1,3.2,3.3
4.1,4.2




 
12Lecture: Network Address Translation for IPv4 (Chapter 5)
Broadband Solutions(Chapter6)
5.2.3.7 Lab - Configuring Port Address Translation (PAT)

6.3.2.3 Lab - Configuring a Router as a PPPoE Client for DSL Connectivity
Quiz: Weekly online quiz on chapter 4
 

1.4,1.5,1.6
2.1,2.2,2.3
3.1,3.2,3.3
4.2,4.3




 
13Lecture: Securing Site-to-Site Connectivity (Chapter 7)
7.2.2.5 Lab - Configuring a Point-to-Point GRE VPN Tunnel

Lecture: Monitoring the Network (Chapter 8)
Quiz: Weekly online quiz on chapter 5 and 6
 
 

1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4
2.1,2.2,2.3
3.1,3.2,3.3
4.3




 
14
Troubleshooting the Network(Chapter9)

Lab: Revision for Practical Test
Quiz: Weekly online quiz on chapter 7

Assignment Due

 

1.1,1.2,1.5,1.6
2.1,
3.1,3.2,3.3
4.1,4.2,4.3




 
15Lecture: Revision

Internetworking system design and implementation
Lab: Lab: Practical Test 2
Quiz: Weekly online quiz on chapter 8 and 9

 

1.3,1.4,1.5,1.6
2.1,2.2,2.3
3.1,3.2,3.3
4.1,4.2,4.3




 
16Lecture: Revision
Lab: Practical Test 2 

 
1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4,1.6
2.1,2.2,2.3
3.1,3.2
4.1,4.2,4.3




 
17-18
Online Final Test
 

1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4
2.1,2.2,2.3
3.1,
4.1,4.2,4.3




 

• Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignments, individual student-teacher course-related consultation. Students are required to self-study the learning materials and complete the assigned out of class activities for the scheduled non-teaching hours. The estimated time is 36 hours outside the class time.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References

https://www.netacad.com/


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.

Blackboard
CCNA 3 Book - Scaling Networks
Scaling Networks Companion Guide
http://www.ciscopress.com/bookstore/product.asp?isbn=9781587133282
ISBN: Print: 9781587133282 / eBook: 9780133476408
Available in Library as e-book:
CCNA 4 Book - Connecting Networks
Connecting Networks Companion Guide
http://www.ciscopress.com/bookstore/product.asp?isbn=9781587133329
ISBN: Print: 9781587133329 / eBook: 9780133476521
 


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: Assignment

Assessment 2: Online Final Test

Assessment 3: Practical Test with Engineering Journal

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/

Performance Criteria Covered

Assignment

Online Final Test

Practical Test with Engineering Journal

1.1

X

 

X

1.2

 

X

X

1.3

X

 

X

1.4

 

X

X

1.5

X

X

X

1.6

X

X

X

2.1

X

 

X

2.2

X

X

X

2.3

 

X

X

3.1

X

 

X

3.2

 

X

 

3.3

X

X

X

4.1

X

 

X

4.2

 

X

X

4.3

X

X

X

 


Assessment Tasks

This course is delivered in a cluster (Networking 3 & 4) in conjunction with ICTTEN4214A (EEET6977C). 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 ICTTEN4214A and ICTTEN4213A.

Assessment Tasks for the competencies of ICTTEN4214A and ICTTEN4213A: 

Assessment 1: Assignment  
Assessment 2: Online Final Test   
Assessment 3: Practical Test with Engineering Journal 

This course is graded as Competent or Not Yet Competent.


Assessment Matrix

Assessment vs ICTTEN4213A Elements & Performance Criteria

             ICTTEN4213A Elements & Performance Criteria
Assessments 1.11.21.31.41.51.62.12.22.33.13.23.34.14.24.3 
Assignmentx x xxxx x  xx x 
Practical Test with Engineering Journalxxx x xx xxx xxx 
Online Final Test  x xxx xx xx xx 

 Assessment vs ICTTEN4214A Elements & Performance Criteria 

 ICTTEN4214A Elements & Performance Criteria
Assessments 1.11.21.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 2.12.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 3.1 3.2 
Assignment x  x  x x x x  x  x 
Practical Test with Engineering Journal XX XXXXXXX XX
 Online Final Test  XXX X XX X X X

  

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 to 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 to 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 seven calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete 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 two 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 seven calendar days (from the original due date), you must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than two 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 to 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 to 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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