Course Title: Install and configure a network

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6068 Advanced Diploma of Computer Science

Course Title: Install and configure a network

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2008,
Term1 2010,
Term2 2010,
Term1 2011

Course Contact: Rudy Drew

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4931

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course introduces the student to computer networking, particularly Local Area Networking.
Students will be enrolled into the Cisco Networking Academy Program and use its extensive online curriculum resources with web based content, online assessment, student performance tracking, hands-on labs and preparation for industry standard certifications. This course will be delivered using the Academy’s CCNA curriculum.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Basic computer literacy and basic internet experience are mandatory. Prior experience with computer hardware, binary maths, basic electronics and command line interfaces is desired but not mandatory

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAITI097B Install and configure a network


Configure and test network

Confirm client requirements and network equipment

Document and Sign off

Install Hardware

Install software

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

The student must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent.
Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including online or written tests, a Skills Test which covers skills acquired in lab activities and a final online theory exam.