Course Title: Undertake network traffic management

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6080 Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Engineering

Course Title: Undertake network traffic management

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,
Term1 2010,
Term1 2011,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit relates to the maximisation of all available network capacity in real time. 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 prerequisites

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICTTC043C Undertake network traffic management


1. Check availability of all installed network capacity

2. Detect network traffic problems

3. Analyse traffic volumes

4. Develop strategies to overcome network traffic problems

5. Apply solutions both short and long term where required

6. Detect and take action on potential traffic congestion

7. Provide traffic indicators for capacity planning

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include:

Assignment based reports

Laboratory Exercises

Project or Written Test