Course Title: Install and manage complex networks

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5148

Course Title: Install and manage complex networks

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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

Face-to-Face or Internet

Course Contact: Munir Ahmad Saeed

Course Contact Phone: 9925 1358

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This competency imparts skills to students such as install, configure and manage small to medium size networks. This competency covers various important areas such as the selection and installation of servers as well as the installation and configuration of network devices. It also envisages enabling students to ensure network security through host and servers PC hardening. This competency includes the integration of various network components and proactive network monitoring and management.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


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

This course is co delivered with:

Produce Network/Communication System ICAITAD045B COSC5755C
Troubleshoot and Resolve Network Problems ICAITS122A COSC5757C
Build Internet Infrastructure ICAITI100B EEET6513C
Install & Manage Network Protocols ICAITI101B EEET6637C
Administer Network Peripherals ICAITS121A COSC5102C

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAITI098B Install and manage complex networks


Connect host computer to a network

Implement multiple servers

Install and configure devices to extend network reach

Integrate and manage resources with network utilities

Levels of security

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 may be 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.