Course Title: Set up and configure basic local area network (LAN)

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6121 Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

Course Title: Set up and configure basic local area network (LAN)

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ISYS7570C

City Campus

TAFE

130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face

Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

ISYS7570C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au



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.

Note: This unit applies to all aspects of Electrotechnology – engineering applications only. For general competencies related to Information Technologies refer to the latest endorsed IT Training Package.
 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Competency in this unit shall be granted only after competency in the following unit(s) has/have been confirmed.

UEENEED102A Assemble, set up and test computing devices
UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEED146A Set up and configure basic local area network (LAN)

Elements:

1. Prepare to set up and configure basic local area network.

2. Set up, configure and maintain basic local area network.

3. Complete work and document activities.


Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements


Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks:

 

Assessment 1: Lab Journal

Weighting towards final grade (%): 10

 

Assessment 2: Practical Test

Weighting towards final grade (%): 50

 

Assessment 3: Closed Book Written Test

Weighting towards final grade (%): 40

these tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix

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