Course Title: Develop network services

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2009

Course Code: ISYS5674C

Course Title: Develop network services

School: 130T Engineering (TAFE)

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6084 - Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

Course Contact : Robert Pill

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254013

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Sanket Kakkad -

Nominal Hours: 120

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

There are no prerequisite competencies for this unit.

Course Description

This unit covers designing, managing, monitoring and diagnosing enterprise servers. It encompasses safe working practices, designing and managing Domain Name Server (DNS), Email servers, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Remote and managing activities.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEED016B Develop network services


1 Prepare to develop network services.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS processes and procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood.
1.2 Established OHS risk control measures and procedures are followed in preparation for the work.
1.3 The extent of network services to be developed is determined from network performance specifications and in consultation with relevant persons.
1.4 Activities are planned to meet scheduled timelines in consultation with others involved in the work.
1.5 Appropriate development tools and software are selected based on specified requirements and performance standard.
1.6 Strategies are implemented to ensure network development is carried out efficiently.


2 Install, configure and manage network services.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.
2.2 Knowledge and complexities of network infrastructure are applied to developing network services
2.3 Network infrastructure components in current use and installed and configured in compliance with industry standards and variants as specified for the network
2.4 Structural components of directory services are installed and configured in compliance with industry standards and variants as specified for the network
2.5 Management components of network services are configured in compliance with industry standards and requirements specified for the network.
2.6 Security components of network services are created using Group Policy in compliance with industry
2.7 Network malfunctions are identified and rectified using logical techniques and drawing knowledge of complex network infrastructure.standards and requirements specified for the network.
2.8 Network is monitored and solutions are developed to optimise network performance and reliability in accordance with established procedures.
2.9 Security events are analysed and actions taken in accordance with established policy.
2.10 Approaches to issues/problems are analysed to provide most effective solutions.
2.11 Quality of work is monitored against personal performance agreement and/or established organisational or professional standards


3 Report network administration activities.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Written justification is produced for network services development activities and appropriate person/s notified in accordance with established procedures.
3.2 Network service development records are maintained in accordance with established procedures.

Learning Outcomes

Details of Learning Activities

Students will participate in Laboratory exercises and be assigned tasks involving configuration and troubleshooting of Microsoft Vista (Client) and Microsoft Server 2003 Network Infrastructure

Teaching Schedule

This Course commences mid way though Semester 1 in 2nd Year of this Program

Week 10 Introduction to Windows Vista Client 2003 MCP 70-620 Ch. 1
10 Upgrade and Migrations MCP 70-620 Ch. 2
11 Trouble-shooting Post-Installation Systems Settings MCP 70-620 Ch. 3
11 Configuring and Trouble-shooting Internet Access MCP 70-620 Ch. 4
12 User Account Control MCP 70-620 Ch. 5
12 Configuring Internet Exporer Security MCP 70-620 Ch. 6
13 Configuring Network Connectivity MCP 70-620 Ch. 7
13 Configuring Firewall and Remote Support Settings MCP 70-620 Ch. 8
14 Configuring Communications Applications Included in Windows Vistay MCP 70-620 Ch. 9
14 Configuring Faxes, Media Applications and the Windows Sidebar, MCP 70-620 Ch. 10
15 Maintaining and Optimising Windows Vista MCP 70-620 Ch. 11
15 Configuring Updates and Protecting Data MCP 70-620 Ch. 12
16 Configuring Mobile Devices MCP 70-620 Ch. 13
16 Working with a Tablet PC MCP 70-620 Ch. 14 Labs weeks 10 - 15
17 Practical Exam 70-620 Prac Test
17 Final Assessment Exam
18 Alternative Assessments, Laboratory Catch-up

Semester Break
Semester 2

1 Allocating IP Addressing by Using Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
Managing and Monitoring Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
2 Resolving Host Names by Using Domain Name System
3 Integrating Domain Name System and Active Directory
Managing and Monitoring Domain Name System
4 Resolving NetBIOS Names by Using Windows Internet Name Service
5 Configuring Routing by Using Routing and Remote Access
6 Securing Network Traffic by Using IPSec
7 Configuring Network Access
Managing and Monitoring Network Access Labs weeks 1 - 7
8 Prac Test and Exam 70-291 Prac and Exam

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Microsoft Press, MCP 70-291 and 70-620 Training Kits


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Practical Test
Written Test

Assessment Tasks

Assessment will be comprised of:
• Weekly Laboratory Sessions
• A Practical Laboratory Test
• A Simulated Microsoft Exam

Assessment Matrix

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