Course Title: Design and implement advanced routing for internetworking systems

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2017

Course Code: COSC6155C

Course Title: Design and implement advanced routing for internetworking systems

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6121 - Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff



Nominal Hours: 100

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

This unit covers the design, implementation and performance monitoring of Internetworking systems. It encompasses safe working practice, evaluating customer requirements, applying sound design principles, complying with regulation and standards, incorporation and advance configuration of remote access and documentation of design and performance monitoring.
This unit applies to all aspects of Electrotechnology – engineering applications only. For general competencies related to Information Technologies refer to the latest endorsed IT Training Package.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEED119A Design and implement advanced routing for internetworking systems


1. Prepare to design Internetworking systems.

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 Design brief for the advanced routing is developed and documented in consultation with person(s) of higher authority.
1.4 Work team/group is arranged of appropriately competent persons in accordance with skills required to meet work outcomes and organisation’s established procedures.
1.5 Activities are planned to meet scheduled timelines in consultation with others involved in the work.
1.6 Strategies are implemented to ensure network development is carried out efficiently.


2. Design Internetworking systems.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Internetworking system is designed to comply with design brief and consideration of economical and appropriately effective design solutions.
2.2 Advanced routing technologies are included in the Internetworking system design. (See Note)
2.3 Internetworking system design includes specification of required media that is compliant with industry standards.
2.4 Internetworking system design is documented in accordance with organisation policies and procedures.
2.5 Internetworking system design is presented and discussed with person(s) of higher authority.
2.6 Alterations to the Internetworking system design resulting from the presentation/discussion are negotiated with person(s) of higher authority within the constraints of organisation’s policy.
2.7 Final Internetworking system design is documented and approval obtained from person(s) of higher authority.


3. Implement Internetworking systems.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Activities are planned to meet scheduled timelines in consultation with others involved in the work.
3.2 Appropriate development tools and software are selected based on specified requirements and performance standard.
3.3 Knowledge of Internetworking arrangements and protocols is applied to installing, configuring and testing advance routing technologies.
3.4 System malfunctions are identified during testing and rectified using logical techniques drawing knowledge of Internetworking arrangements and protocol.
3.5 Approaches to issues/problems are analysed to provide most effective solutions.
3.6 Quality of work is monitored against personal performance agreement and/or established organisational or professional standards.
3.7 Final Internetworking system design and implementation are documented in accordance organisation’s established procedures.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

Details of Learning Activities

You will involve in the following learning activities to meet requirements for this competency and stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates.
• Lectures
• Practicals
• Work simulated activities
• Test and online quiz
• Preparation for the Work place

Engineers Australia Mapping Information:

EA 1. Knowledge and Skill Base

EA1.1. Descriptive, formula-based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the practice area.
EA 1.2. Procedural-level understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the practice area.
EA 1.3. In depth practical knowledge and skills within specialist sub-disciplines of the practice area.
EA 1.4. Discernment of engineering developments within the practice area.
EA 1.5. Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the practice area.
EA 1.6. Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the area of practice.

EA 2. Engineering Application Ability

EA 2.1. Application of established technical and practical methods to the solution of well-defined engineering problems.
EA 2.2. Application of technical and practical techniques, tools and resources to well defined engineering problems.
EA 2.3. Application of systematic synthesis and design processes to well defined engineering problems.
EA 2.4. Application of systematic project management processes.

EA 3. Professional and Personal Attributes

EA 3.1. Ethical conduct and professional accountability.
EA 3.2. Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
EA 3.3. Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
EA 3.4. Professional use and management of information.
EA 3.5. Orderly management of self, and professional conduct.
EA 3.6. Effective team membership and team leadership.

Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies are mapped with competency UEENEED119A in the Assessment Matrix.

Teaching Schedule


The proposed teaching schedule for this competency is detailed below:
WeekTopics DeliveredElements / Performance Criteria
 1-2Introduction to course, course guide, assessment, topics breakdown, resources, OHS issues etc1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5,1.6
Lecture: Chapter 1 - Basic Network and Routing Concepts2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4
Lab Activity 1: Lab1-1_RIPng 
Lab Activity 2: Lab2-1_EIGRP-Load-Balancing 
 3-4Lecture: Chapter 2 - EIGRP Implementation1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5,1.6
Lab Activity 3: Lab2-2_EIGRP-Stub-Routing3.1,3.2,3.3,3.4,3.5,3.6,3.7
Lab Activity 4: Lab2-3_EIGRP-IPv6 
Lab Activity 5: Lab2-4_EIGRP-Named-Configuration 
 5-6Lecture: Chapter 3 - Open Short Path First1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5,1.6
Lab Activity 6: Lab3-1_OSPF_Virtual-Links2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4
Lab Activity 7: Lab3-2_Multi-Area-OSPF3.1,3.2,3.3,3.4,3.5,3.6,3.7
Lab Activity 8: Lab3-3_OSPFv3-Address-Families 
7-8Lecture: Chapter 4 - Manipulating Routing Updates1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5,1.6
Lab Activity 9: Lab 4-1, Redistribution Between EIGRP and OSPF3.1,3.2,3.3,3.4 ,3.5,3.6,3.7
Lab Activity 10: Lab4-2_Controlling_Routing_Updates 
Lab Activity 11: Lab4-3_Redistribution_EIGRP_for_IPv6_and _OSPFv3 
 9Lecture: Chapter 5 - Path Control Implementation 1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5,1.6
Lab Activity 12: Lab5-1_Path_Control_Using _PBR2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4
Lab Activity 13: Lab5-2_IP_SLA_Tracking and Path Control3.1,3.2,3.3,3.4 ,3.5,3.6,3.7
 10Lecture: Chapter 6 - Enterprise Internet Connectivity1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5,1.6
Lab Activity 14: Lab6-1_NAT2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4
 3.1,3.2,3.3,3.4 ,3.5,3.6,3.7
11-12Lecture: Chapter 7 - BGP Implementation1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5,1.6
Lab Activity 7:3.1,3.2,3.3,3.4 ,3.5,3.6,3.7
Lab Activity 15: Lab7-1_BGP_Config 
Lab Activity 16: Lab7-2_BGP_AS_PATH 
13-14Lecture: Chapter 7 - BGP Implementation1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5,1.6
Lab Activity 17: Lab7-3_IBGP-EBGP-LocalPref-MED2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4,2.5,2.6,2.7
Lab Activity 18: Lab7-4_IBGP-EBGP-Synchronization3.1,3.2,3.3,3.4,3.5,3.6,3.7
Lab Activity 19: Lab7-5_MP-BGP 
15-16Lecture Chapter 8 - Routers and Routing Protocol Hardening 1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5,1.6
Lab Activity 20: Lab8-1_Secure_Management_Plane2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4,
Lab Activity 21: Lab8-2_Routing_Protocol_Authentication3.1,3.2,3.3,3.4 ,3.5,3.6,3.7
17Practical Test1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5,1.6
3.1,3.2,3.3,3.4 ,3.5,3.6,3.7
18Online Final Test1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5,1.6
3.1,3.2,3.3,3.4 ,3.5,3.6,3.7


Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignments, individual student-teacher course-related consultation. Students are required to self-study the learning materials and complete the assigned out of class activities for the scheduled non-teaching hours. The estimated time is minimum 28 hours outside the class time

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE) Foundation Learning Guide: (CCNP ROUTE 300-101)


Other Resources


  • CCNP routing and switching ROUTE 300-101 offical cert guide, Kevin Wallace, 2015
  • Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE) Foundation Learning Guide: (CCNP ROUTE 300-101) By Diane Teare, Bob Vachon, Rick Graziani
    Published Jan 22, 2015 by Cisco Press
  • Online access through RMIT library

Students will be able to access information and learning materials through myRMIT and may be provided with additional materials in class. List of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts.

Resource materials will be available on myRMIT>Studies>COSC6155C

Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks:

Assessment 1: Practical Test
Weighting towards final grade (%): 50

Assessment 2: Online Test
Weighting towards final grade (%): 50

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Elements/Performance CriteriaQuizPractical TestOnline Test
1.5x x
1.6x x
2.2x x
2.4x x
2.5x x
2.6 xx
2.7 xx
3.1 xx
3.2 xx
3.3 xx
3.4 xx
3.5 xx
3.6 xx
3.7  x


Assessment Tasks

Assessment 1: Practical Test 

Weighting towards final grade (%): 50%

Assessment 2: Online Test
Weighting towards final grade (%): 50%

This course is graded as Competent or Not Yet Competent and subsequently the following course grades are allocated:
80 - 100: CHD - Competent with High Distinction
70 - 79: CDI - Competent with Distinction
60 - 69: CC - Competent with Credit
50 - 59: CAG - Competency Achieved - Graded
0 - 49: NYC - Not Yet Competent
DNS - Did Not Submit for Assessment.

Assessment Matrix

 UEENED119A vs Elements and Performance Criteria
Practical TestXXXX  X  x  XX x xX    

Assessment vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies

Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies
Practical Test
Online Test

All Assessments


0 (Blank)Graduate attribute is not assessed.
1Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one, but less than one-third, of the Element.
2Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one third, but less than two-thirds, of the Element.
3Graduate attribute is assessed in more than two-thirds of the Element.

Other Information

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:

  • Relevant
  • Current
  • Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course

Please refer to to find more information about credit transfer and RPL

Study and learning Support:

Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. 
Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are: 

  • assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice 
  • maths and science developmental support and advice 
  • English language development 

Please Refer to find more information about Study and learning Support 

Equitable Learning Services (ELS):

If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Equitable Learning Services (ELS) to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
Please refer to to find more information about services offered by Equitable Learning Services (ELS).

Late submission: 

If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete and lodge an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager. 
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgment as to whether the extension has been granted. 
If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days after the official due date. 

Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked. 

Special consideration: 

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Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the University. 

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Other Information: 

All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.


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