Course Title: Set up and configure basic local area network

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5227 Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

Course Title: Set up and configure basic local area network

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term2 2010

Course Contact: George Listopad

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254441

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers setting up, configuring and maintaining operation of a basic local area network (LAN) of up to 20 connected devices. It encompasses safe working practices, installing network hardware, installing and configuring network software, establish user accounts, configure shared Internet connection and documenting set up parameters and LAN topology

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Co-requisites: ISYS5662C, ISYS5675C

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEED046B Set up and configure basic local area network


1. Prepare to install and configure a computer operating system and software

2. Upgrade computer and peripheral software

3. Complete and report upgrading and maintenance activities

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Practical test
Written Examination