Course Title: Develop energy sector directory services

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2017

Course Code: COSC6152C

Course Title: Develop energy sector directory services

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

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: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Luke Eberbach
Phone: + 61 3 9925 4381
Email: luke.eberbach@rmit.edu.au

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

UEENEEE101A

Course Description

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

Element:

1. Prepare to develop energy sector directory services.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS processes and procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood. 
1.2 Established OHS risk control measures and procedures are followed in preparation for the work. 
1.3 The extent of directory services to be developed is determined from network performance specifications and in consultation with relevant persons. 
1.4 Activities are planned to meet scheduled time lines in consultation with others involved in the work.
1.5 Appropriate development tools and software are selected based on specified requirements and performance standard.
1.6 Strategies are implemented to ensure network development is carried out efficiently. 


Element:

2. Install, configure and manage energy sector directory services.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.
2.2 Knowledge and complexities of directory services are applied to developing a directory services infrastructure.
2.3 Structural components of directory services are installed and configured in compliance with industry standards and variants as specified for the network. (Notes 1 and 2) 
2.4 Management components of directory services are configured in compliance with industry standards and requirements specified for the network. (See Note 3)
2.5 Security components of directory services are created using appropriate policy tools in compliance with current industry standards and requirements specified for the network.
2.6 Directory service malfunctions are identified and rectified using logical techniques and drawing knowledge of complex network infrastructure.
2.7 Directory services are monitored and solutions are developed to optimise network performance and reliability in accordance with established procedures.
2.8 Security events are analysed and actions taken in accordance with established policy. 2.9 Approaches to issues/problems are analysed to provide most effective solutions. 2.10 Quality of work is monitored against personal performance agreement and/or established organisational or professional standards. Notes: 1. Examples of structural components may include domains, domain controllers, sites, subnets, site links, connection objects, Organisational units and DNS. 2. Examples of configuring may include site memberships global catalogue designation, zones for dynamic and secure dynamic updates and creation and configuration of DNS records. 3. Management components may include Management consoles, Active Directory Users and Computers, Domains and Trusts, Sites and Services

Element:

3. Report network administration activities.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Written justification is produced for directory serfices development activities and apporpriate person/s notified in accordance with established procedures. 3.2 Network service development records are maintained in accordance with established procedures.


Learning Outcomes


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.
• Lectures
• Tutorials
• Practicals
• 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.


Teaching Schedule

 The proposed teaching schedule for this competency is detailed below:

WeekTopics DeliveredElements/Performance Criteria
1

Introducing Windows Server 2012/R2: Lecture: Assign the reflective journal to be handed in during week 16. A sample of the reflective
journal is to be submitted in week 4 for feedback. The role of a server operating system, Windows server 2012/R2 editions, server and the private cloud, core technologies, roles, new features summary; Lab: Chapter one lab activities

1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 3.1, 3.2
2Installing Windows Server 2012/R2: Lecture: planning an installation, server core, features on demand, summary; Lab: Chapter two lab activities1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.10, 3.1, 3.2
3Local and Remote Server Management: Lecture: Working with server roles and features, configuring server modes, managing servers remotely, configuring services, nic teaming, working with older servers, summary; Lab: Chapter three lab activities1.1, 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
4Configuring Server Storage: Lecture: An overview of server storage, configuring local disks, working with virtual disks, using storage spaces, summary; Lab: Chapter four lab activities, reflective journal review and feedback1.1, 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
5File and Print Services: Lecture: An overview of file and printer sharing, securing access to files with permissions, creating Windows file shares, work folders, Windows printing, summary; Lab: Chapter five lab activities1.1, 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
6Introducing Active Directory: Lecture: The role of a directory service, installing Active Directory, what's inside AD?, working with trees, forests and domains, introducing group policies, summary; Lab: Chapter six lab activities1.1, 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
7Lab revision, and feedback on practical work and reflective journal for chapters 1-61.1, 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
8Managing OUs and Active Directory Accounts: Lecture: Working with OUs, managing user accounts, managing group accounts, working with computer accounts, automating account management, summary; Lab: Chapter seven lab activities1.1, 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
9Configuring Group Policies: Lecture: Group policy architecture, group policy settings, using security templates, configuring Windows firewall with group policy, summary; Lab: Chapter eight lab activities1.1, 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
10Configuring TCP/IP: Lecture: An overview of TCP/IP, IPv4 addresses, configuring IPv4 addresses, IPv6, IPv6 address types, IPv6 autoconfiguration, transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6, summary; Lab: Chapter nine lab activities1.1, 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
11Configuring DNS: Lecture: Introducing the Domain Name System, installing and configuring DNS, configuring DNS zones, advanced DNS server settings, monitoring and troubleshooting DNS, summary; Lab: Chapter ten lab activities1.1, 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
12Configuring Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol: Lecture: An overview of DHCP, installing and configuring a DHCP server, DHCP server configuration, DHCP relay agents, summary; Lab: Chapter eleven lab activities1.1, 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
13Configuring Virtualisation with Hyper-V: Lecture: Installing Hyper-V, Hyper-V virtual networks, working with virtual hard disks, managing virtual machines, summary; Lab: Chapter twelve lab activities
 
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
14Lab revision, and feedback on practical work and reflective journal for chapters 7-12 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
15Practical test topics released and demonstration1.1, 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
16

Revision Week and Practical Test:
Lecture:Revision;
Lab: Practical Test; Lab journal submission
 

 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
17Closed 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
18Closed 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.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

MCSA Guide to Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows Server 2012/R2 Exam #70-410

9781285868653


References


Other Resources

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 2012/R2 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 CriteriaPractical TestLab JournalClosed Book Test
1.1xxx
1.2xxx
1.3xxx
1.4xxx
1.5xxx
1.6xxx
2.1xxx
2.2 xx
2.3x x
2.4x x
2.5x x
2.6x x
2.7x x
2.8x x
2.9x x
2.1xxx
3.1 xx
3.2 xx

 


Assessment Tasks

Assessment 1: Reflective Journal - (Week 16)
Weighting towards final grade (%): 20%

Assessment 2: Practical Test - (Week 16)
Weighting towards final grade (%): 50%

Assessment 3: Closed Book Test - (Week 17-18)
Weighting towards final grade (%): 30%
 

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 Matrix

Assessment vs UEENEED147A Elements & Performance Criteria

 UEENEED147A Elements & Performance Criteria
Assessments1.11.21.31.41.51.62.12.22.32.42.52.62.72.82.92.103.13.2
Practical Testxx xxxxx  xxxxxxx x  
Lab Journalxxxxxxxx        x x x
Closed Book Testxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Assessment vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies

Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies
 EA1.1EA1.2EA1.3EA1.4EA1.5EA1.6EA2.1EA2.2EA2.3EA2.4EA3.1EA3.2EA3.3EA3.4EA3.5EA3.6
Lab Journal X XXX XX  XXXXX 
Practical Test  XXX  XX X  X X X XX X
Closed Book Test   X X XX X  X   X X
All Assessments

UEENEED147A
 

1032303320232232
0 (Blank)Graduate attribute is not assessed.
1Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one, but less than one-third, of the Element
2Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one third, but less than two-thirds, of the Element
3Graduate attribute is assessed in more than two-thirds of the Element

Other Information

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:

• Relevant
• Current
• 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

Late Submission:

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.

Special Consideration:

Please refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration to find more information about special consideration


Plagiarism:

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.

Email Communication:

All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.

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