Course Title: Develop energy sector directory services
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2016
Course Code: COSC6152C
Course Title: Develop energy sector directory services
School: 130T Vocational Engineering
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6121 - Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering
Course Contact: Program Manager
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468
Course Contact Email: email@example.com
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Phone: + 61 3 99254381
Nominal Hours: 80
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.
Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This unit covers developing energy sector directory services to support centralised management and security, centralised authentication, information security and single sign on for network users, and standardised access to application data. It encompasses safe working practices, configuring directory integrated Domain Name System (DNS), installing and configuring directory services infrastructure, directory roles and services, creating and managing directory objects, maintaining the directory services environment, configuring certificate services, and documenting development activities.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
UEENEED147A Develop energy sector directory services
1. Prepare to develop energy sector directory services.
1.1 OHS processes and procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood.
2. Install, configure and manage energy sector directory services.
2.1 OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.
3. Report network administration activities.
3.1 Written justification is produced for directory services development activities and appropriate person/s notified in accordance with established procedures.
Refer to Elements
Details of Learning Activities
You will be involved in the following learning activities to meet requirements for this competency and stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates.
• Review questions
• Case projects
• Lab journal
Engineers Australia Mapping Information:
This course is mapped against stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates developed by Engineers Australia as detailed below:
EA 1. Knowledge and Skill Base
EA1.1. Descriptive, formula-based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the practice area.
EA 1.2. Procedural-level understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the practice area.
EA 1.3. In depth practical knowledge and skills within specialist sub-disciplines of the practice area.
EA 1.4. Discernment of engineering developments within the practice area.
EA 1.5. Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the practice area.
EA 1.6. Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the area of practice.
EA 2. Engineering Application Ability
EA 2.1. Application of established technical and practical methods to the solution of well-defined engineering problems.
EA 2.2. Application of technical and practical techniques, tools and resources to well defined engineering problems.
EA 2.3. Application of systematic synthesis and design processes to well defined engineering problems.
EA 2.4. Application of systematic project management processes.
EA 3. Professional and Personal Attributes
EA 3.1. Ethical conduct and professional accountability.
EA 3.2. Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
EA 3.3. Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
EA 3.4. Professional use and management of information.
EA 3.5. Orderly management of self, and professional conduct.
EA 3.6. Effective team membership and team leadership.
Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies are mapped with competency UEENEED149A in the Assessment Matrix.
The proposed teaching schedule for this competency is detailed below:
|Week||Topics Delivered||Elements/Performance Criteria|
Introducing Windows Server 2008: Lecture: Assign the lab journal to be handed in during week 16. A sample of the lab
|1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 3.1, 3.2|
|2||Installing Windows Server 2008Lecture: Planning a Windows Server 2008 Installation, Server Core: Windows That|
Doesn’t Do Windows, Virtualise Your Server with Hyper-V, Chapter SummaryLab: Activities
|1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.10, 3.1, 3.2|
|3||Introducing Active Directory Lecture: The Role of a Directory Service, Installing Active Directory, What’s Inside Active Directory?, Introducing Group Policies, Chapter Summary Lab:Activities 3-1,3-2,3-3,3-4,3-5,3-6,3-7,3-8,3-9,3-10||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 3.1, 3.2|
|4||Active Directory Design and Security Concepts Lecture: Working with Organisational Units, Working with Forests, Trees, and Domains,Understanding Sites, Chapter Summary Lab: Activities 4-1,4-2,4-3,4-4,4-5,4-6,4-7,4-8,4-9||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 3.1, 3.2|
|5||Account Management Lecture: Managing User Accounts, Working with User profiles Lab: Activities 5-1,5-2,5-3,5-4,5-5,5-6,5-7||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 3.1, 3.2|
|6||Account Management Lecture: Managing Group Accounts, Working with Computer Accounts, Automating Account Management, Chapter Summary Lab: Activities 5-8,5-9,5-10,5-11,5-12 ,5-13,5-14||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 3.1, 3.2|
|7||Windows File and Print Services Lecture: Windows File Systems, Securing Access to Files with Permissions, Windows File Sharing, Windows Storage Management, Windows Printing, Chapter Summary Lab: Activities 6-1,6-2,6-3,6-4,6-5,6-6,6-7,6-8,6-9,6-10,6-11,6-12,6-13,6-14,6-15,6-16,6-17,6-18,6-19||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 3.1, 3.2|
|8||Configuring Group Policy Lecture: Group Policy Architecture, Group Policy Settings,Using Security Templates, Group Policy Management and Monitoring,Group Policy Preferences, Chapter Summary Lab: Activities 7-1,7-2,7-3,7-4,7-5,7-6,7-7,7-8,7-9,7-10,7-11,7-12,7-13,7-14,7-15,7-16,7-17,7-18,7-19,7-20,7-21,7-22,7-23,7-24,7-25,7-26||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 3.1, 3.2|
|9||Introduction to Windows Networking Lecture: Understanding the Windows Networking Paradigm, TCP/IP Operation and Configuration Lab: Activities 8-1,8-2,8-3,8-4||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 3.1, 3.2|
|10||Introduction to Windows Networking Lecture: Internet Protocol Version 6, Chapter Summary Lab: Activities 8-5,8-6,8-7,8-8||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 3.1, 3.2|
|11||Configuring DNS for Active Directory Lecture: Introduction to Domain Name System, Using DNS in Windows Server 2008, Configuring DNS Zones, Advanced DNS Server Settings, Monitoring and Troubleshooting DNS, Chapter Summary Lab: Activities 9-1,9-2,9-3,9-4, 9-5,9-6,9-7,9-8,9-9,9-10||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 3.1, 3.2|
|12||Configuring and Maintaining the Active Directory Infrastructure Lecture: Examining Active Directory Functional Levels, Adding and Removing Domains, Configuring Active Directory Trusts, Configuring Intrasite Replication, Understanding and Configuring Sites, Working with Operations Master Roles, Chapter Summary Lab: Activities 10-1,10-2,10-3,10-4,10-5,10-6, 10-7,10-8,10-9,10-10,10-11,10-12,10-13,10-14,10-15,10-16,10-17||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 3.1, 3.2|
|13||Active Directory Certificate Services
Lecture: Introducing Active Directory Certificate Services, Deploying the Active Directory Certificate Services Roles, Configuring a Certificate Authority, Maintaining and Managing a PKI, Chapter Summary
Lab: Activities 11-1,11-2,11-3,11-4,11-5,11-6,11-7,11-8,11-9,11-10,11-11,11-12||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 3.1, 3.2|
|14||Additional Active Directory Server Roles Lecture: Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services, Active Directory Federation Services, Active Directory Rights Management Service, Read Only Domain Controllers, Chapter Summary Lab: Activities 12-1, 12-2, 12-3, 12-4, 12-5,12-6,12-7,12-8||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 3.1, 3.2|
|15||Server Management and Monitoring Lecture: Active Directory Maintenance, Active Directory Monitoring, Managing Server Core, Additional Server and Active Directory Tools, Chapter Summary Lab: Activities 13-1, 13-2, 13-3, 13-4, 13-5, 13-6, 13-7,13-8,13-9,13-10,13-11,13-12,13-13||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 3.1, 3.2|
Revision Week and Practical Test:
|1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 3.1, 3.2|
|17||Closed Book Test||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 3.1, 3.2|
|18||Closed Book Test||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 3.1, 3.2|
Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignments, individual student-teacher course-related consultation. Students are required to self-study the learning materials and complete the assigned out of class activities for the scheduled non-teaching hours. The estimated time is 20 hours outside the class time.
MCTS Guide to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration, Greg Tomsho
Oracle Virtual Box virtualisation software - available for download from https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise 90-day Trial - available for download from http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/cc442495.aspx
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Up to 120-Day Evaluation - supplied with the prescribed text
External USB Hard disk storage device with minimum capacity of 500GB
Students will be able to access information and learning materials through myRMIT and may be provided with additional materials in class. List of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts.
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: Reflective Journal
Weighting towards final grade (%): 20
Assessment 2: Practical Test
Weighting towards final grade (%): 50
Assessment 3: Closed Book Test
Weighting towards final grade (%): 30
These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):
Assessment Mapping Matrix
|Elements/Performance Criteria||Practical Test||Lab Journal||Closed Book Test|
Assessment 1: Lab Journal - (Week 16)
Weighting towards final grade (%): 20%
Assessment 2: Practical Test - (Week 16)
Weighting towards final grade (%): 40%
Assessment 3: Closed Book Test - (Week 17-18)
Weighting towards final grade (%): 40%
This course is graded as Competent or Not Yet Competent and subsequently the following course grades are allocated:
80 - 100: CHD - Competent with High Distinction
70 - 79: CDI - Competent with Distinction
60 - 69: CC - Competent with Credit
50 - 59: CAG - Competency Achieved - Graded
0 - 49: NYC - Not Yet Competent
DNS - Did Not Submit for Assessment.
Assessment vs UEENEED147A Elements & Performance Criteria
|UEENEED147A Elements & Performance Criteria|
|Closed Book Test||x||x||x||x||x||x||x||x||x||x||x||x||x||x||x||x||x||x|
Assessment vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies
|Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies|
|Closed Book Test||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|0 (Blank)||Graduate attribute is not assessed.|
|1||Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one, but less than one-third, of the Element|
|2||Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one third, but less than two-thirds, of the Element|
|3||Graduate attribute is assessed in more than two-thirds of the Element|
Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:
• Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.
Study and Learning Support:
Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:
• Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
• Maths and science developmental support and advice
• English language development
Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and learning Support
Disability Liaison Unit:
If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability you can apply for adjustments to your study and assessment (Reasonable Adjustments and Equitable Assessment Arrangements) by registering with the Disability Liaison Unit (DLU) at http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=01daxmpd1vo4z
If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete and lodge an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.
If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days after the official due date.
Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.
Please refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration to find more information about special consideration
Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the University.
Please Refer: http://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.
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