This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to transfer content, from a remote location to a web server, using a range of commercial information and communications technology (ICT) products. The objective of this skill is the upload of new and revised information on a website.
The unit applies to individuals who work as web developers and designers and required to update websites.
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:
*transfer at least three files to a remote server using file transfer protocol (FTP) client, according to organisational security and privacy policies and guidelines.
In the course of the above, the candidate must:
*select and configure a file transfer protocol (FTP) client
*test configuration of FTP client
*plan and prepare content to be transferred including file format, receiving directory structure, account logins and security issues
*connect to server using applicable account login
*follow security procedures according to cyber security protocols
*transfer content to remove server
*store and maintain files in required location.
The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the VU Polytechnic and/or via the Victoria University Polytechnic e-learning system.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):