Course Title: Prepare disaster recovery and contingency plans

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5194

Course Title: Prepare disaster recovery and contingency plans

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 Internet or Workplace

Term2 2012

Course Contact: Paul Lewis

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 1615

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit defines the competency required to analyse the impact of the system on the organisation, and carry out risk analysis, disaster recovery and contingency planning for the project..

This unit is delivered using a blend of classroom-based and self-paced learning activities.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


This course is co-delivered and co-assessed holistically along with BSBPMG505A Manage project quality (RMIT course code MIET 7345C)

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAA5056B Prepare disaster recovery and contingency plans


1.  Evaluate impact of system on business continuity

2.  Evaluate threats to system

3.  Formulate prevention and recovery strategy

4.  Develop disater recovery plan to support strategy

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of competency to be deemed competent.

A range of assessment methods are used to assess practical skills and knowledge, for example:
• Direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence and third party workplace reports of on-the-job performance by the candidate
• Review of authenticated documents from the workplace or training environment
• Demonstration of techniques