Course Title: Optimise system performance

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5148

Course Title: Optimise system performance

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business

Face-to-Face or Internet

Course Contact: Frank Farfalla

Course Contact Phone: 9 925 1612

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

Optimise system performance deals with the fundamental concepts of constructing and configuring a basic network. Once the network is established students will learn how to measure network performance and investigate the factors that influence this performance. Students will also investigate a variety of techniques that can be used to identify potential performance problems and implement strategies to tune the operating system so that it is fast, efficient and effective.
This course is co-delivered with Determine and action network problems competency.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Install and configure a network ICAITI097B COSC 5675C
Install network hardware to a network ICAITS029B COSC 5107C
Determine and action network problems ICAITS034B COSC 5852

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAITS112B Optimise system performance


Identify areas of poor performance

Investigate methods to improve performance

Tune system and monitor performance

Learning Outcomes

See details under elements of competency.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course may be conducted in any or all of the following modes. Students may be asked to demonstrate their work in class, sit written test(s), participate in project work as part of a team or individually and/or sit a final examination.