Course Title: Administer and configure a network operating system

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5152 Diploma of Technology (Computing)

Course Title: Administer and configure a network operating system

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2008

Course Contact: Dalija Beganovic

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4664

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit defines the competency required to set up and use administrative tools to manage a network and create the network configuration required by client.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAITS120B Administer and configure a network operating system


Create an interface with existing system

Manage user services

Monitor user accounts

Provide and support back-up security

Review network policies

Set up and manage the network file system

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

The student must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.
Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework and in class exercises, written tests, practical problem solving exercises, presentations and practical tests. Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

Assessment will consist of Labs & Quizzes , Two Projects, and Two Tests.