Course Title: Administer Network Peripherals

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5148

Course Title: Administer Network Peripherals

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 20.0

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


650T TAFE Business



VET in Schools


650T TAFE Business


Course Contact: Jatinder Warraich

Course Contact Phone: +61-3-99251335

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

‘Administer Network Peripherals’ focuses on various aspects of peripherals administration as a part of overall network management. This competency lays special emphases on making the network peripherals available as required. To achieve this objective this competency incorporates necessary skills such as installation of peripherals and their configuration with requisite services. This competency also inculcates critical skills such as administration and troubleshooting of common problems developing with the peripherals.
This course is co-delivered with Produce Network/Communication Design, Install & Manage Complex Networks, Troubleshoot & Resolve Network Problems, Build Internet Infrastructure and Install & Manage Network Protocols competencies.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Install and configure a network ICAITI097B COSC5675C
Install network hardware to a network ICAITS029B COSC5107C


Produce Network/Communication Design ICAITAD045B COSC5755C
Install and Manage Complex Networks ICAITI098B COSC5756C
Troubleshoot and Resolve Network Problems ICAITS122A COSC5757C
Build Internet Infrastructure ICAITI100B EEET6513C
Install and Manage Network Protocols ICAITI101B COSC6637C

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAITS121A Administer network peripherals


Administer and support peripheral services

Configure peripheral services to manage peripherals

Install peripherals to a network

Troubleshoot common problems

Learning Outcomes

See details under elements of competency.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework and in class exercises, written tests, practical problem solving exercises and practical tests. Students are advised that they maybe be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.
As this course is based on a networking project there will be an assessment by the teacher and the group individuals of the group working as a team and the role played by the individual members
Final examination optional for RMIT grading purposes only