Course Title: Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5402 Diploma of Information Technology

Course Title: Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 90

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


520T Future Technologies


Term2 2022

Course Contact: Luke Eberbach

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4381

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Course Description

In this course you will gain the skills and knowledge required to use required tools, equipment, software and protocols to install, operate and troubleshoot switches and routers in a medium-size enterprise network. This course is delivered and assessed with the following: ICTNWK529  Install and manage complex ICT networks 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICTNWK541 Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services


1. Prepare to install medium enterprise Wide Area Network (WAN) links

2. Configure WAN links

3. Configure and verify IP services on a router

4. Secure a network using router services

5. Troubleshoot medium enterprise WAN links

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