This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to build and arrange connectivity to a single zone wireless local area network (WLAN).

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - develop, implement and maintain wireless networks; - install, configure and test wireless access points; - test security and network to business specifications; - develop user training material, and; - monitor and resolve wireless network issues. Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - outline features of security threats; - summarise the basic principles of network security; - describe the factors that impact on a small wireless network, and; - outline the protocols and their application for wireless network.

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