Course Title: Undertake system administration

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6080 Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Engineering

Course Title: Undertake system administration

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 150

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


130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2009,
Term2 2009,
Term2 2010,
Term1 2011,
Term2 2011,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the maintenance of vendor mediation devices designed to maintain the integrity of network support systems and software. The unit applies to both system platforms and applications. This unit may apply to switching, transmission and radio (both fixed and mobile) network and the various transmission paths i.e. cable, optic fibre, radio, microwave and satellite. This unit applies to computer systems including Local Area Networks (LANs) and Wide Area Networks (WANs).

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no prerequisistes or co-requisites

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICTTC042C Undertake system administration


1. Undertake preventative maintenance

2. Provide application support to system users

3. Create/delete user accounts

4. Undertake special studies/ investigations

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will include:

Laboratory Exercises

Laboratory Test

Simulated Microsoft Exam