Course Title: Create code for networking

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5148

Course Title: Create code for networking

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business

Face-to-Face or Internet

Course Contact: Adel Smee

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99251552

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

Create Code for Networking covers the development and testing of utility programs in a networking environment. A student in this course will learn to write the code that will create a network connection using Java Sockets and to create their own protocols to enable network communication. For the major project a chat room application will be developed using Java network and user interface programming. Create Code for Networking also includes streaming and the basics of threading and synchronization.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

COSC5745C ICAITB070B Create Code for Applications (Part 1)
COSC5749C ICAITB070B Create Code for Applications (Part 2)

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAITB167A Create code for networking


Confirm requirements of utility programs in a networking environment

Declare and assign variables and develop structured code for a networking environment

Determine handling and propagation procedures for exceptions within the networking environment

Identify exceptions within the networking environment

Unit test each module within the networking environment

Use debugging and error handling techniques within the networking environment

Learning Outcomes

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Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, assignments, 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.