COMP712 – Routing and Switching Essentials
Routing and Switching Essentials
To enable students to apply a broad operational knowledge of networking, and associated services and technologies to meet typical organisational requirements.
- Directed hours
- Self directed hours
- Total learning hours
- Learning Outcomes
- 1. Demonstrate an understanding of the operation and features of network devices required for setup and maintenance of a local area network.
2. Configure and troubleshoot switches and routers to support a scalable and secure LAN (Local Area Network) for a small to medium network.
3. Design, build, analyse, troubleshoot, and document a secure network solution using advanced LAN technologies.
- Switch concepts:
- Switch operation and security
- STP (Spanning Tree Protocol)
- Ether Channel
- Types of Routing
- IPv4 and IPv6 static and default routes
- Inter-VLAN Routing
- FHRP (First Hop Redundancy Protocols)
- DHCPv4 and DHCPv6
- WLAN configuration
- WLAN security
- Teaching and Learning Strategy
- Teaching methods will involve theoretical and practical classes which may include but not limited to lectures, class discussions, tutorials, case studies, simulations, computer laboratory work, group activities, guest lectures, face-to-face and online activities.
- Assessment Criteria
- In order to receive a passing grade, students must achieve a minimum 40% average over all supervised tests and achieve 50% overall for the module.