Course Title: Install, configure and test network security

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4410 Certificate IV in Information Technology

Course Title: Install, configure and test network security

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 50

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.

Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities. 

To participate in any RMIT course in-person activities or assessment, you will need to comply with RMIT vaccination requirements which are applicable during the duration of the course. This RMIT requirement includes being vaccinated against COVID-19 or holding a valid medical exemption. 

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Please read the Student website for additional requirements of in-person attendance: https://www.rmit.edu.au/covid/coming-to-campus 


Please check your Canvas course shell closer to when the course starts to see if this course requires mandatory in-person attendance. The delivery method of the course might have to change quickly in response to changes in the local state/national directive regarding in-person course attendance. 


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ISYS7579C

City Campus

TAFE

520T Future Technologies

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2022

Course Contact: Luke Eberbach

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4381

Course Contact Email: Luke.Eberbach@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to install, configure and test network security in an organisational environment.

This course is clustered for delivery and assessment with the following course

ICTNWK423 - Manage network and data integrity


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICTNWK421 Install, configure and test network security

Elements:

1. Assess network security threats and vulnerabilities

2. Implement countermeasures for identified threats and vulnerabilities

3. Test and verify functionality and performance of countermeasures implemented

4. Maintain and improve network security


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights to your written tasks. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS.