Course Title: Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5306 Diploma of Information Technology Networking

Course Title: Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

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.

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Course Contact: Alex Buono

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4475

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Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to build a high performance, high security, failure resistant security perimeter for an enterprise ICT network

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


This course has no pre-requisites or co-requisites.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICANWK509A Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks


Configure perimeter to secure network

Plan and design firewall solution

Plan, design and configure a VPN solution

Plan, design and configure network devices to provide secure fall over and redundancy

Test and verify design performance

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

The participant 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, workplace activities, in class exercises, quizzes, practical problem solving exercises and presentations. Participants 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.