Course Title: Manage the delivery of network infrastructure

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2017

Course Code: EMPL7101C

Course Title: Manage the delivery of network infrastructure

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:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Divya Anshu Bhardwaj


Phone: + 61 3 99254163

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


Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the delivery of network infrastructure, including scoping the project, developing a project brief, managing the project and directing the activities of installation staff, building workers, contractors, manufacturers and vendors.


It applies to individuals who work in appropriate project management roles associated with access and core networks, including switching and transmission via optical fibre, radio, microwave and satellite.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

ICTPMG403 Manage the delivery of network infrastructure


1. Scope network infrastructure requirements

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Determine requirements of project from client and approved
network plan

1.2 Assess current access network conditions to determine existing
network capacity and capability

1.3 Analyse site survey data and geographical information where
necessary to assess suitability of site to design requirements

1.4 Assess risk of barriers to plan realisation to ensure delivery of
network infrastructure project is achievable

1.5 Analyse impact on planning of relevant legislation and associated
operational codes

1.6 Produce scoping document with consideration to new technology or
technology features required in project


2. Develop project brief

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Develop planning options considering current and new technology,
facilities, features, and present and future needs

2.2 Conduct cost-benefit studies to guide decision making processes
according to sound business practice

2.3 Discuss project brief with client, as required, and obtain approval of
planning options

2.4 Produce planning specifications relating to location, route, area,
product and/or platform

2.5 Estimate timing, costing and operating budget according to
enterprise policy

2.6 Prepare final project brief and present to operational staff for


3. Manage project

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Define roles and responsibilities of stakeholders within terms of

3.2 Establish reporting and communications line to ensure project is
effectively managed

3.3 Review and continually monitor progress of project against
deliverables and timelines, and invoke contingencies if required

3.4 Complete project documents in line with enterprise standards and guidelines

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

Details of Learning Activities

Cluster Information:

This course is delivered in a cluster (Networking 1 & 2) in conjunction with ICTTEN417(EEET7361C). 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 ICTTEN417 and ICTPMG403.

Please refer to the course guide Part B for course ICTTEN417(EEET7361C)  for the learning activities.

Teaching Schedule

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course  ICTTEN417(EEET7361C) for the teaching schedule.

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


Other Resources

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course ICTTEN417(EEET7361C) for learning resources.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment Tasks

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

Assessment 1Practical Test
Assessment 2Written Test

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Element / Performance Criteria CoveredAssessment 1Assessment 2

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

Assessment Tasks

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course ICTTEN417(EEET7361C) for the assessment tasks.

Assessment Matrix

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course ICTTEN417(EEET7361C) for assessment mapping matrix.

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  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

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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.

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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  to find more information about special consideration.


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

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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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