Course Title: Undertake network performance analysis

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6080 Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Engineering

Course Title: Undertake network performance analysis

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 deals specifically with the monitoring of network performance. 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:

ICTTC046C Undertake network performance analysis


1. Determine service levels

2. Check the integrity of the network

3. Monitor the delivery of quality service

4. Organise quality repair

5. Co-ordinate upgrade of software/ hardware

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

ASssessment may include:

Assignment based research reports

Laboratory Exercises

Project or Written Test