Course Title: Install and manage network protocols

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5148

Course Title: Install and manage network protocols

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


Course Contact: Munir Ahmad Saeed

Course Contact Phone: 9925 1358

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course purports to develop skills enabling students in the selection of appropriate protocols for a network.  The selection of protocols would require students to carefully review a client’s requirements and the network capabilities for the selected protocols.  In this course students will build their knowledge about a range of network protocols and applications, their capabilities and suitability for various network sizes.  This course involves practical activities in which selected protocols will be installed and configured according to client requirements.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Install and configure a network COSC 5675C ICAI4097B
Install network hardware to a network COSC 5107C ICAI4029B

This course is co-delivered with
Produce Network and Communication System COSC 5755C ICAITAD045B
Troubleshoot and Resolve Network Problems COSC 5757C  ICAITS122A
Build an Internet Infrastructure EEET 6513C ICAITI100B
Install and Manage Complex Network COSC 5756C ICAITI098B
Administer Network Peripherals COSC 5102C ICAS3121A

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAITI101B Install and manage network protocols


Install and configure network protocol environment

Install network protocol application

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.