Course Title: Monitor and administer a database

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5194

Course Title: Monitor and administer a database

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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 Workplace

Course Contact: Paul Lewis (Teacher)

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 1615

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit defines the competency required to manage, monitor and administer a database on a server. Major tasks include implementing login security and back-ups.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAS4125A Monitor and administer a database


Start up a database

Manage database

Manage database access

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks will include a portfolio of in-class exercises, a theory test covering basic concepts, and a practical test on database administration skills.

You will be provided with feedback throughout the course to check your progress.

You are also likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.