Course Title: Install and test power management software

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: EEET6969C

Course Title: Install and test power management software

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4298 - Certificate IV in Telecommunications Networks Technology

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Eddie Vanda
Telephone: +613 9925 4456

Kenneth Falzon
Telephone: +613 9925 4716

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to install and test power management software in network elements.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement but users should confirm requirements with the relevant federal, state or territory authority.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

ICTSUS4185A Install and test power management software


1.Plan to install power management software

Performance Criteria:

1.1.Arrange access to site according to required procedure
1.2.Assess extent of software implementation using feasibility report and organisational guidelines
1.3.Liaise with appropriate person to obtain approval for the plans
1.4.Determine and source new software required


2.Install software

Performance Criteria:

2.1.Bench test software for performance utilising available technology
2.2.Install and configure software according to occupational health and safety (OHS) and environmental requirements, plan, installation procedures and organisational requirements
2.3.Resolve identified technical problems


3.Complete documentation and sign off procedures

Performance Criteria:

3.1.Document the installation and configuration process according to organisational guidelines
3.2.Provide user documentation
3.3.Notify customer and obtain sign off

Learning Outcomes

Details of Learning Activities

Students will participate in a variety of teaching methods including: lectures, tutorials,practicals, audio-visual presentations, and interaction with individuals and groups within the Telecommunications area.

Teaching Schedule

Week 1: Introduction and Overview of Course, & OHS
Week 2: Basic knowledge of renewable energy
Week 3: Power measurement , and power saving hardware
Week 4: Connection of renewable energy systems
Week 5: Installation of power saving hardware
Week 6: Power consumption and saving for the ICT network
Week 7:Importance of power saving hardware
Week 8: Software for the power saving measurement and monitoring
Week 9: Selection of software
Week 10: Configuration for the power saving or power measurement
Week 11: How to implement the power saving software to the Ethernet
                  Introduction of assignment (Due on Week 13)
Week 12: How to communicate with client & interpret the client’s need
Week 13: Modify the configuration of the software and hardware
Week 14: The testing of power saving system
Week 15: Imporatance of preventive maintenance & Revision
Week 16: Practical test
Week 17 -18: Closed book test

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Workbook for ICTSUS4185A Install and test power management software


Other Resources

Additional resources will be available on the network drive or the ’Blackboard’.

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.  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 section of Course Guide Part B.

Assessment Tasks

You are required to complete the following three assessment tasks:

1. Assignment - Given out week 11, due on week 13
2. Practical test - Week 16
3. Closed book test - Week 17-18

All assessment tasks need to be successfully completed to demonstrate competence.

Your assessment for this course will be marked using the following table:

CA Competency Achieved
NYC Not yet Competent
DNS Did not Submit

Assessment Matrix


Assignment TaskElement
AssignmentElement 1 and 3
Practical testElement 2 and 3
Closed book testElement 1,2,3

Other Information

Study and learning Support:

Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to all RMIT students.
Services offered by SLC to support numeracy and literacy skills of the students 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.

Disability Liaison Unit:

Students with disability or long-term medical condition should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete their studies.
Please refer to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit.

Late submission:

Students requiring extensions for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) 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. The student will be notified within no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgment as to whether the extension has been granted.

Students seeking an extension of 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.

Assignments 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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Email Communication:

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

Student Directed Hours

* In this course, minimum student directed hours are 9 in addition to 41 scheduled teaching hours.
* Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignments, individual
student-teacher course-related consultation, and  preparation for test.

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