Build a small wireless local area network

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver ICANWK405A, 'Build a small wireless local area network'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Confirm client and equipment requirements

1.1 Identify, clarify and organise client requirements according to network needs and organisational requirements

1.2 Ensure an appropriate person has given the authority for wireless network access

1.3 Evaluate requirements along with business needs and translate into technical requirements

1.4 Identify components to be installed in order to meet the technical requirements

1.5 Select position for access point, based on user requirements and environmental conditions

1.6 Arrange for preliminary work to be carried out to meet cabling and power requirements

2. Select, install and configure wireless access point

2.1 Select access point device based on current and future client needs

2.2 Install and configure access point to provide wireless access to network

2.3 Configure services

2.4 Test access point and verify wireless connection and security arrangements

2.5 Select, install and configure appropriate wireless card where necessary for legacy equipment

3. Configure network

3.1 Configure security and other key parameters consistent with commercial and business requirements

3.2 Test security and firewall arrangements with appropriate test equipment

3.3 Test the network with user equipment for general compatibility and access

4. Train users

4.1 Determine devices to be connected to the network

4.2 Demonstrate how pairing and log-on arrangements are established to user

4.3 Inform users of wireless network etiquette and traffic capacity issues

4.4 Develop user documentation

5. Monitor and administer wireless network

5.1 Monitor wireless network performance using diagnostic tools

5.2 Debug networking issues to maintain trouble-free wireless connection

5.3 Document current settings and store securely