Course Title: Install telecommunications network equipment

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: EEET7044C

Course Title: Install telecommunications network equipment

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6122 - Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocenengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Noor Sateh
Phone: +613 9925 4013
Email: noor.sateh@rmit.edu.au

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

Nil

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to effectively install and test telecommunications network equipment. It includes processes for checking plans, obtaining and proper handling of equipment and supplies.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement but users should confirm requirements with the relevant federal, state or territory authority.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

ICTTEN3056A Install telecommunications network equipment

Element:

1. Plan for installation of telecommunications network equipment.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Prepare for given work according to relevant occupational health and safety (OHS) and environmental requirements
1.2 Notify customer to arrange site access if necessary
1.3 Assess existing and potential site hazards
1.4 Verify location of proposed network equipment installation according to the appropriate plans obtained from authorised personnel
1.5 Develop installation plans to ensure minimal disruption to the workplace and according to relevant legislation, codes, regulations and standards
1.6 Obtain tools and test equipment required for safe work practice

Element:

2. Install network hardware and cabling.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Install network equipment according to the plan and manufacturer's instructions using safe industry practices
2.2 Insert equipment cards and modules
2.3 Install all interconnecting cables to specification
2.4 Confirm service interruption is within limits agreed with the customer
2.5 Document all installation drawings for the customer

Element:

3. Install equipment accessories.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Install alarms according to instruction manuals and to specification
3.2 Install operations administration and maintenance system according to specification
3.3 Install communication facilities for operational staff according to specification, taking into account any special needs of the site and the operational staff
3.4 Install operator communication facilities according to needs and to specification

Element:

4. Configure and test the system.

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Install software and configuration instructions according to system specifications if required
4.2 Test to verify the system performance according to customer requirements
4.3 Recommend any possible changes and confirm with customer
4.4 Record all test results

Element:

5. Clean up worksite and complete documentation.

Performance Criteria:

.1 Remove and dispose of installation waste and debris from worksite according to environmental requirements
5.2 Restore changes made to the work area during installation to the customer's satisfaction
5.3 Complete all installation documents and present to the customer
5.4 Declare asset ready for commissioning and integration
5.5 Notify the customer and obtain signoff


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

You will be involved in the following learning activities to meet requirements for the three clustered competencies (ICTTEN3056A, UEENEEE078B and UEENEEE011C, ) and stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates.

  • Lecture
  • Tutorial
  • Practical exercises

 

Cluster Information

This course is delivered in a cluster (Telecomm Engineering) in conjunction with UEENEEE078B (BUSM6212C) and UEENEEE011C (OHTH5738C). You must enrol in all three courses delivered in this cluster. All the learning and assessment activities will include the components of 3 competencies ICTTEN3056A , UEENEEE078B and UEENEEE011C.

Elements and Performance Criteria forUEENEEE078B (BUSM6212C)

1. Contribute to the identification of risks and development of management strategies.
1.1 OHS policies, processes and procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood..
1.2 The extent of a program or project is established from design brief, specification and/or other relevant documentation and from discussions with appropriate person(s).
1.3 Potential, perceived and actual risk events and electrotechnology systems risks are identified, documented and analysed, in consultation with appropriate other person(s) in accordance withorganisation policies and procedures..
1.4 Risk management methods, tools and techniques are used to assist in the analysis and reporting of identified risk events.
1.5 Risk management techniques are used to analyse electrotechnology systems risks and risk events, assess options and recommend risk approaches to appropriate person(s) for approval
1.6 Draft risk management processes and procedures are developed and communicated with all stakeholders to ensure understanding of management of risk factors.

2. Contribute to the implementation and monitoring of risk management strategies.

2.1 Risk management processes and procedures are produced and submitted for incorporation into work and project plans to ensure common approach achieving outcomes.
2.2 Activities are monitored against programs and projects plans to identify and responses submitted to appropriate person(s) for approval for variations in accordance with risk management processes and established procedures.
2.3 Agreed risk responses are revised for implementation and plans modified following approval to reflect changing project objectives in an environment of uncertainty, in accordance with risk management processes and established procedures.

3. Contribute to the evaluation of risk management strategies.

3.1 Project outcomes are reviewed with appropriate person(s) to determine effectiveness of risk  management processes and established procedures
3.2 Risk issues and recommended improvements are identified, documented and submitted to appropriate person(s) for approval to incorporate them into ongoing programs and future program and project and plans.
3.3 Outcomes are documented and recorded/stored in accordance established procedures


Elements and Performance Criteria for UEENEEE011C , Manage risk in electrotechnology activities (OHTH5738C)

1. Identify risks and develop management strategies.

1.1 OHS policies, processes and procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood.
1.2 The extent of a program or project is established from design brief, specification and/or other relevant documentation and from discussions with appropriate person(s).
1.3 Potential, perceived and actual risk events are identified, documented and analysed, in consultation with risk professionals and appropriate other person(s) in accordance with organisation policies and procedures.
1.4 Risk management methods, tools and techniques are used to assist in the analysis and reporting of identified risk events.
1.5 Risk management techniques are used to analyse risk events, assess options and recommend risk approaches to appropriate person(s) for approval.
1.6 Risk management processes and procedures are developed and agreed to by all stakeholders and communicated to ensure clarity of understanding and ongoing management of risk factors.
1.7 OHS risk control measure are incorporated in the in the in the risk management strategies in compliance with organisation’s OHS policy and regulations.
1.8 Condition monitoring of plant and equipment and criteria for repair and/or replacement are incorporated in the risk management strategies

2. Implement and monitor risk management strategies.
2.1 Risk management processes and procedures are incorporated into work and project plans to ensure common approach achieving outcomes.
2.2 Activities are monitored against programs and projects plans to identify and respond to variations in accordance with risk management processes and procedures.
2.3 Agreed risk responses are implemented and plans modified to reflect changing project objectives in an environment of uncertainty

3. Evaluate risk management strategies.
3.1 Project outcomes are reviewed with appropriate person(s) to determine effectiveness of risk management processes and procedures.
3.2 Risk issues and recommended improvements are identified, documented and passed to appropriate person(s) for approval to incorporate them into ongoing programs and future program and project and plans.

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 cluster of competencies ICTTEN3056A , UEENEEE078B and UEENEEE011C in the Assessment Matrix.


Teaching Schedule

The proposed teaching schedule for the 3 clustered competencies (ICTTEN3056A , UEENEEE078B and UEENEEE011C) is detailed below:

WeekTopics DeliveredElements/Performance Criteria
1

  Introduction to Course Outline and Assessment Criteria
Lecture : Exploring the Network
Lecture: Configuring a Network Operating System
OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work
OHS policies, processes and procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood
2.1.4.9 Lab - Establishing a Console Session with Tera Term/Hyperterminal/Putty
0.0.0.1 Lab - Initializing and Reloading a Router and Switch

ICTTEN3056A 1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5
UEENEEE078B 1.1,1.2,1.3
UEENEEE011C 1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4,2.1,2.2,2.3
2Lecture: Network Protocols and Communications
Potential, perceived and actual risk events and electrotechnology systems risks are identified, documented and analysed, in consultation with appropriate other person(s) in accordance with
Organisation policies and procedures
3.2.3.6 Lab - Researching Networking Standards
3.2.4.7 Lab - Researching RFCs
2.3.3.4 Lab - Building a Simple Network
ICTTEN3056A 1.5,1.4,2.1,2.8,2.9,2.10,2.11,3.1.4.3.5.5
UEENEEE078B 1.4,1.6,2.1,2.2
UEENEEE011C 2.1,2.2,2.3,3.1,3.2
3Lecture: Network Layer
6.3.1.9 Lab - Exploring Router Physical Characteristics
6.4.3.5 Lab - Building a Switch and Router Network
ICTTEN3056A 1.5,1.4,2.1,2.8,2.9,2.10,2.11,3.1.4.3.5.5
UEENEEE078B 1.4,1.6,2.1,2.2
UEENEEE011C 2.1,2.2,2.3,3.1,3.2
4

 Lecture : IP Addressing V4
Risk management methods, tools and techniques are used to assist in the analysis and reporting of identified risk events.
8.1.2.7 Lab - Using the Windows Calculator with Network Addresses
8.1.2.8 Lab - Converting IPv4 Addresses to Binary
8.1.4.8 Lab - Identifying IPv4 Addresses

ICTTEN3056A 1.5,1.4,2.1,2.8,2.9,2.10,2.11,3.1.4.3.5.5
UEENEEE078B 1.4,1.6,2.1,2.2
UEENEEE011C 1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4,2.1,2.2,2.3
5

 Lecture : IP Addressing V6
Activities are monitored against programs and projects plans to identify and responses submitted to appropriate person(s) for approval for variations in accordance with risk management processes.
8.2.5.4 Lab - Identifying IPv6 Addresses
8.2.5.5 Lab - Configuring IPv6 Addresses on Network Devices

ICTTEN3056A 1.1,1.2,2.1,2.2,2.3,2.10,2.11,3.1,3.2,3.3.4.1,4.3,4.4,5.1,5.2
UEENEEE078B 2.1,2.2,2.3
UEENEEE011C 1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4,2.1,2.2,2.3
6Lecture: Subnetting IP Networks
9.1.4.10 Lab - Researching Subnet Calculators
9.1.4.8 Lab - Calculating IPv4 Subnets
9.1.4.9 Lab - Subnetting Network Topologies
ICTTEN3056A 1.1,1.2,2.5,2.6,2.7,2.8,2.9,3.2,3.3.5.5,5.4,4.3,4.4
UEENEEE078B 2.3,3.1,3.2
UEENEEE011C 2.1,2.2,2.3,3.1,3.2
7Lecture: Subnetting IP Networks : VLSM exercises
Agreed risk responses are revised for implementation and plans modified following approval to reflect changing project objectives in an environment of uncertainty, in accordance with risk management processes and established procedures
9.2.1.3 Lab - Designing and Implementing a Subnetted IPv4 Addressing Scheme
9.2.1.4 Lab - Designing and Implementing a VLSM Addressing Scheme

Assignment handing out (10%)

ICTTEN3056A 1.1,1.2,2.5,2.6,2.7,2.8,2.9,3.2,3.3.5.5,5.4,4.3,4.4
UEENEEE078B 2.3,3.1,3.2
UEENEEE011C 2.1,2.2,2.3,3.1,3.2
8Lecture: Network Access

Practical test 1 (25%)

Practical test 1 (20%)
ICTTEN3056A 1.3,1.5,2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4,2.5,3.1,3.2,4.1,4.3,5.1,5.2
UEENEEE078B 3.1,3.2
UEENEEE011C 1.1,1.3,1.5,1.6,3.1,3.2
9 Lecture: Ethernet
Project outcomes are reviewed with appropriate person(s) to determine effectiveness of risk management processes and established procedures
5.1.3.6 Lab - Viewing Network Device MAC Addresses
5.1.4.3 Lab - Using Wireshark to Examine Ethernet Frames
ICTTEN3056A 1.3,1.5,2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4,2.5,3.1,3.2,4.1,4.3,5.1,5.2
UEENEEE078B 3.1,3.2
UEENEEE011C 2.1,2.2,2.3,3.1,3.2
10

 Lecture: Transport Layer
Project outcomes are reviewed with appropriate person(s) to determine effectiveness of risk management processes and established procedures
2.3.3.5 Lab - Configuring a Switch Management Address
6.2.2.8 Lab - Viewing Host Routing Tables

 

ICTTEN3056A 1.3,1.5,2.5,2.6,2.7,2.8,2.9,3.1,3.2 ,3.3,3.4,4.3,4.4,5.1,5.3
UEENEEE078B 3.1,3.2
UEENEEE011C 1.1,1.3,1.5,1.6,3.1,3.2
11Lecture: Introduction to Switched Networks(2)
2.1.1.6 Lab - Configuring Basic Switch Settings
2.2.4.11 Lab - Configuring Switch Security Features
ICTTEN3056A 1.1,1.3,2.1,2.8,2.9,2.10,2.11,3.1,3.2,4.2
UEENEEE078B 3.1,3.2,3.3
UEENEEE011C 2.1,2.2,2.3,3.1,3.2
12Lecture: VLANs
Risk issues and recommended improvements are identified, documented and submitted to appropriate person(s) for approval to incorporate them into ongoing programs and future program and project and plans.
3.2.2.5 Lab - Configuring VLANs and Trunking
3.2.4.9 Lab - Troubleshooting VLAN Configurations
ICTTEN3056A 1.1,1.3,2.1,2.8,2.9,2.10,2.11,3.1,3.2,4.2
UEENEEE078B 3.1,3.2,3.3
UEENEEE011C 1.1,1.3,1.5,1.6,3.1,3.2
13

Lecture:Inter-VLAN Routing
Outcomes are documented and recorded/stored in accordance established procedures.
5.1.3.7 Lab - Configuring 802.1Q Trunk-Based Inter-VLAN Routing
5.3.2.4 Lab - Troubleshooting Inter-VLAN Routing
 

ICTTEN3056A 1.3,1.5,2.5,2.6,2.7,2.8,2.9,3.1,3.2 ,3.3,4.2,4.3,5.1,5.4
UEENEEE078B 3.2,3.3
UEENEEE011C 2.1,2.2,2.3,3.1,3.2
14Lecture: Routing Concepts
4.1.4.6 Lab - Configuring Basic Router Settings with IOS CLI
ICTTEN3056A 1.3,1.5,2.5,2.6,2.7,2.8,2.9,3.1,3.2 ,3.3,4.2,4.3,5.1,5.4
UEENEEE078B 3.2,3.3
UEENEEE011C 2.1,2.2,2.3,3.1,3.2
15Lecture: Static Routing

Revision of all labs

ICTTEN3056A 1.3,1.5,2.5,2.6,2.7,2.8,2.9,3.1,3.2 ,3.3,4.2,4.3,5.1,5.4
UEENEEE078B 3.2,3.3
UEENEEE011C 2.1,2.2,2.3,3.1,3.2
16Revision of all lectures and discussion on difficult topics
Practical Test 2 (25%)
 ICTTEN3056A 1.3,1.5,2.5,2.6,2.7,2.8,2.9,3.1,3.2 ,3.3,4.2,4.3,5.1,5.4
UEENEEE078B 3.2,3.3
UEENEEE011C 2.1,2.2,2.3,3.1,3.2
17-18Written Test (40%)ICTTEN3056A 1.3,1.5,2.5,2.6,2.7,2.8,2.9,3.1,3.2 ,3.3,4.2,4.3,5.1,5.4
UEENEEE078B 3.2,3.3
UEENEEE011C 2.1,2.2,2.3,3.1,3.2
  • 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 10 hours outside the class time.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Introduction to Networks
Companion Guide
By Cisco Networking Academy
Published Dec 20, 2013 by Cisco Press.


References


Other Resources

Resource material will be available on Black board (Learning hub).


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: Assignment

Weighting towards final grade (%): 10

 

Assessment 2: Written Test

Weighting towards final grade (%): 40

 

Assessment 3: Practical Tests

Weighting towards final grade (%): 50

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/ Performance Criteria CoveredWritten testAssignmentPractical Test
1.1XXX
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1.5XXX
1.6XXX
2.1XXX
2.2XXX
2.3XXX
2.4XXX
2.5XXX
3.1XXX
3.2XXX
3.3XXX
3.4XXX
4.1XXX
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5.1XXX
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5.5XXX

 

 

 

 


Assessment Tasks

  • Assignment, 10%
  • Written test, 40%
  • Practical tests, 50%

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 UEENEEE078B Elements & Performance Criteria

 UEENEEE078B Elements & Performance Criteria
Assessments 1.11.21.31.41.51.61.71.82.12.22.33.13.23.3
Written testxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
Assignmentxxxx xxxxxx xx
Practical testxxxxxxx xxxxxx

Assessment vs UEENEEH141A Elements & Performance Criteria

 UEENEEH141A Elements & Performance Criteria
Assessments 1.11.21.31.41.51.61.71.82.12.22.32.42.52.62.72.82.93.13.2
Written Testxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx x
Assignmentxxxxxxxx xxx xxxxxx
Practical Testsxxxxxxx xxx xxxxxxx

Assessment vs UEENEEH141A Elements & Performance CriteriaAssessment vs UEENEED144A Elements & Performance Criteria

  UEENEED144A Elements & Performance Criteria
 1.11.21.31.41.51.61.71.82.12.22.32.42.52.62.73.13.23.33.4
Written Testxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxx
Assignmentxx xxxxx xxxxxxxxxx
Practical testsxxxxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

 

Assessment vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies

 Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies
Assessments EA1.1EA1.2EA1.3EA1.4EA1.5EA1.6EA2.1EA2.2EA2.3EA2.4EA3.1EA3.2EA3.3EA3.3EA3.4EA3.5EA3.6
Written Test X X X X   XX XXX XXXX
Assignment  XXX XX X  X XXXX
Practical TestsXXXXXXX  XXXXXXXX

ALL ASSESSMENTS
ICTTEN3056A

 2 3 3 3 1 2 3 1 1 2 23 1 3 3 33

ALL ASSESSMENTS
UEENEEE078B

23331231122313333
ALL ASSESSMENTS

UEENEEE011C

23331231122313333
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

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• Relevant
• Current
• Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course
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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 to http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and Learning Support.

Disability Liaison Unit:
If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit.

Late Submission:
If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for seven calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete 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 two 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 seven calendar days (from the original due date), you must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than two 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:
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Plagiarism:
Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the university.
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Email Communication:
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