Course Title: Install, configure and test a router

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2017

Course Code: EEET7361C

Course Title: Install, configure and test a router

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4387 - Certificate IV in Telecommunications Engineering Technology

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocenengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

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

Divya Anshu Bhardwaj
Phone: +61 3 99254163
Email: divya.bhardwaj@rmit.edu.au  

    

Nominal Hours: 60

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 skills and knowledge required to undertake router installation and configuration, as part of an upgrade in an existing network or the implementation of a new network.

It applies to individuals who carry out installation, maintenance and upgrade of information and communication technologies (ICT) networks.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

ICTTEN417 Install, configure and test a router

Element:

1. Prepare to install router

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Prepare for given work according to relevant legislation, work
health and safety (WHS) regulations, codes and standards

1.2 Arrange site access according to required procedure

1.3 Ascertain network topology from technical requirements

1.4 Determine the internet protocol (IP) addressing scheme for the
network topology

1.5 Evaluate network management and security requirements, with
reference to current and future requirements

1.6 Select a router with appropriate features according to technical
requirements

1.7 Choose cables, wireless application protocol (WAP), wide area
network (WAN) connectors and other peripherals according to
network and router specification, and WAN protocols

Element:

2. Install and configure router

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Assemble router and peripherals according to manufacturer’s
requirements, enterprise guidelines and protocols

2.2 Connect communications cables and WAN connectors to the
router and network

2.3 Configure router according to manufacturer’s instructions and
technical requirements, taking into account interoperability
requirements with network components

Element:

3. Test router and reconfigure network

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Test the router for connectivity across the network and for
routing protocol functions

3.2 Adapt or modify predetermined router configuration, depending
on outcome of tests

3.3 Review router in line with organisational requirements

3.4 Test router and peripherals according to manufacturer’s
instructions and technical requirements

3.5 Test hardware and router to ensure full functionality and
interoperability

3.6 Reconfigure additional hardware as required

3.7 Make adjustments to network depending on test results

Element:

4. Complete documentation and clean worksite

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Tabulate test results and complete all user reports

4.2 Complete report and notify client of network status

4.3 Clean up and restore worksite to client’s satisfaction

4.4 Secure sign-off from appropriate person


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, Explore the Network, (CCNA 1, Chapter 1)
CCNA1 Lab Task 
2.1.4.7 Lab - Establishing a Console Session with Tera Term/putty

Week2 
Lecture: Configure a Network Operating System (CCNA 1, Chapter 2) 
CCNA 1 Lab Task

Introduction to Packet Tracer
2.3.3.3 Lab - Building a Simple Network on Packet Tracer

Week3

Lecture: Network Access (CCNA 1, Chapter 4).  
CCNA 1 Lab Task 
3.4.1.2 Lab- Using Wireshark to View Network Traffic
6.5.1.2 Lab - Building a Switch and Router Network

Week4
Lecture: Ethernet (CCNA 1, Chapter 5) 
CCNA 1 Lab Task 
5.1.1.7 Lab- Using Wireshark to Examine Ethernet Frames
6.5.1.2 Lab - Building a Switch and Router Network

Week5
Lecture: Network Layer, (CCNA 1, Chapter 6 ) 

CCNA1 Lab Task
7.1.2.9 Lab- Converting IPv4 Addresses to Binary
7.1.4.9 Lab- Identifying IPv4 Addresses

Week 6
Lecture: IP Addressing and overview of Subnetting (CCNA 1, Chapter 7)

CCNA1 Lab Task: Revision

Week 7
Lecture: Transport Layer (CCNA 1, Chapter 9)

Lab Exam 1.

Week8 
Lecture: Introduction to Switched Networks (CCNA 2, Chapter 1). 

CCNA 2 Lab Task 
2.1.1.6 Lab - Configuring Basic Switch Settings


Week9 
Lecture: Basic Switching Concepts and Configuration (CCNA 2, Chapter 2)

CCNA 2 Lab Task
2.2.4.11 Lab- Configuring Switch Security Features

Week10 
Lecture: VLANs (CCNA 2, Chapter 3)

CCNA 2 Lab Task 

3.2.2.5 Lab - Configuring VLANs and Trunking

Week11 
Lecture: Routing Concepts, Inter-VLAN Routing (CCNA 2, Chapter 4 & 5).


CCNA 2 Lab Task
4.1.4.6 Lab - Configuring Basic Router Settings with IOS CLI 
5.1.3.7 Lab - Configuring 801.Q Trunk Based Inter-VLAN Routing

 

Week12 
Lecture: Static Routing (CCNA 2, Chapter 6)

CCNA 2 Lab Task 
6.2.2.5 Lab - Configuring IPv4 Static and Default Routes

Week13 
Lecture: Routing Dynamically (CCNA 2, Chapter 7)
CCNA 2 Lab Task 
7.3.2.4 Lab - Configuring Basic RIPv2

Revision

Week14 
Lecture: Single-Area OSPF (CCNA 2, Chapter 8) 


CCNA 2 Lab Task 
7.3.2.4 Lab - Configuring Basic RIPv2


Week15 
Revision

Week16 
Lab test. 

 

Week17-18

final exam

 

 

* In this course, minimum student directed hours are 60 in addition to 72 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


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

 

Assessment Tasks

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent.

Assessment

Assessment 1

 Weekly Online Quizzes

Assessment 2

 Practical Test

Assessment 3

 Online Final Test

These tasks assess the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs): 

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Elements / Performance Criteria Covered

Assessment 1

Assessment 2

Assessment 3

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

3.4

 X

 X

 X

3.5

 X

 X

 X

3.6

 X

 X

 X

3.7

 X

 X

 X

4.1

 X

 X

 X

4.2 X X X
4.3 X X X
4.4 X X X

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency.


Assessment Tasks

You are required to complete the following assessment tasks: 

Assessment 1:  Weekly  Online Quizzes
Assessment 2:  Practical Test - Week 16 
Assessment 3:  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

Assessment Mapping Matrix for EEET7361C 

Assessment

1.1

1.2

1.3

1.4

1.5

1.6

1.7

2.1

2.2

2.3

3.1

3.2

3.3

4.1

4.2

4.3

4.4

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

 x

x

 x

 x

 x

x

 x

 x

Online Final Test

 x

 x

 x

 x

 x

 x

 x

 x

 x

 x

 x

 x

 x

  x

 x

 x

 x

Assessment Mapping Matrix for EMPL7101C

Element / Performance Criteria Covered

Assessment 1

Assessment 2

Assessment 3 

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

2.1

X

X

X

2.2

X

X

X

2.3

X

X

X

2.4

X

X

X

2.5

X

X

X

2.6

X

X

X

3.1

X

X

X

3.2

X

X

X

3.3

X

X

X

3.4

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 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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