This competency standard unit covers the interconnection of networks. It encompasses safe working practice, basic installation and configuration of routers and documenting installation and configuration activities.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:


UEENEEE101A - Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace


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 and knowledge: - calculate subnet addresses and masks; - layer 3 and 4 protocols; - static and dynamic routing; - basic router configuration; - router security; - router boot sequence; - router operating system management; - password recovery; - router components and interfaces; - troubleshooting at all layers; - interior and exterior routing protocols; - distance vector routing protocols; - link state routing protocols; - routing tables; - metrics used by routing protocols to find routes; - advantages and disadvantages of distance vector and link state routing protocols, and; - route summarisation.

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