Provide infrastructure for telecommunications network equipment

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 ICTTEN301, 'Provide infrastructure for telecommunications network equipment'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Provide infrastructure for telecommunications network equipment' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare for installation infrastructure work

1.1 Obtain relevant legislation, codes, regulations and standards for compliance when conducting work

1.2 Notify customer to arrange site access and obtain installation plan and specifications

1.3 Conduct site survey to verify infrastructure installation requirements can be met

1.4 Identify site hazards and notify appropriate personnel to make site safe

1.5 Notify customer of alterations required to installation design and make recommendations for possible solutions

1.6 Obtain approval for alterations and update installation plan

1.7 Develop installation activity schedule to minimise workplace disruption and according to relevant regulations and standards

1.8 Obtain material supplies, safety equipment, resources, tools and test equipment so it is available when required for installation for safe work practice

2. Build network equipment infrastructure

2.1 Prepare for given work according to work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements

2.2 Build metal superstructure to house equipment according to manufacturer’s specifications and to safety and electrical standards

2.3 Build ducts and tray ways for signal and data cabling and optical cables according to plan and specification after consultation with operational staff

2.4 Build busbars or power cabling infrastructure as specified on the plan

2.5 Install cable distribution frames according to plan and manufacturer’s specifications

2.6 Install earthing to all metal infrastructures according to specifications

3. Install power infrastructure

3.1 Install batteries and rectifiers and connect according to manufacturer’s and WHS requirements

3.2 Test and monitor battery discharge levels and obtain replacement batteries under warranty where required

4. Supervise DC power distribution

4.1 Coordinate and arrange for power distribution work to be performed by qualified personnel to meet electrical safety requirements and certifications

4.2 Monitor electrical work to ensure compliance with installation plan

4.3 Identify and rectify faults where possible or escalate according to enterprise policy

5. Restore site and complete documentation

5.1 Attach infrastructure labels and designations according to enterprise requirements

5.2 Complete inspection sheets and declare asset ready for next stage of installation using appropriate sign-off documentation

5.3 Clean up and prepare site in readiness for next installation phase

5.4 Notify customer and obtain sign-off