Assessment Details
Qualification Code/Title ICT50415 Diploma of Information Technology Networking / ICT50418 Diploma of Information Technology Networking
Assessment Type Assessment -02 (Written Assessment) Time allowed
Due Date Location AHIC Term / Year

Student Details
Student Name Student ID

Student Declaration: I declare that the work submitted is my own, and has not been copied or plagiarised from any person or source. Signature: ____________________________
Date: _____/______/__________

Assessor Details
Assessor’s Name
RESULTS (Please Circle) SATISFACTORY NOT SATISFACTORY

Feedback to student:
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Student Declaration: I declare that I have been assessed in this unit, and I have been advised of my result. I am also aware of my appeal rights.
Signature: _______________________________
Date: ______/_______/___________
Assessor Declaration: I declare that I have conducted a fair, valid, reliable and flexible assessment with this student, and I have provided appropriate feedback.
Signature: ________________________________________
Date: ______/_______/___________
Instructions to the Candidates
This assessment is to be completed according to the instructions given below in this document.
Should you not answer the tasks correctly, you will be given feedback on the results and gaps in knowledge. You will be entitled to one (1) resubmit in showing your competence with this unit.
If you are not sure about any aspect of this assessment, please ask for clarification from your assessor.
Please refer to the College re-submission and re-sit policy for more information.
If you have questions and other concerns that may affect your performance in the Assessment, please inform the assessor immediately.
Please read the Tasks carefully then complete all Tasks.
To be deemed competent for this unit you must achieve a satisfactory result with tasks of this Assessment along with a satisfactory result for another Assessment.
This is an Open book assessment which you will do in your own time but complete in the time designated by your assessor. Remember, that it must be your own work and if you use other sources then you must reference these appropriately.
Resources required completing the assessment tasks are Learner guide, PowerPoint presentation, Unit Assessment Pack (UAP), Access to other learning materials such as textbooks, Access to a computer, the Internet and word-processing system such as MS Word.
This is Individual Assessments. Once you have completed the assessment, please upload the softcopy of the Assessment into AHIC Moodle.
Plagiarism is copying someone else’s work and submitting it as your own. AHIC is using Turnitin software in Moodle to detect plagiarism. Any Plagiarism will result in a mark of Zero.

Reasonable adjustments
Students with carer responsibilities, cultural or religious obligations, English as an additional language, disability etc. can request for reasonable adjustments.
Please note, academic standards of the unit/course will not be lowered to accommodate the needs of any student, but there is a requirement to be flexible about the way in which it is delivered or assessed.
The Disability Standards for Education requires institutions to take reasonable steps to enable the student with a disability to participate in education on the same basis as a student without a disability.
Trainer/Assessor must complete the section below “Reasonable Adjustment Strategies Matrix” to ensure the explanation and correct strategy have been recorded and implemented if applicable.
Trainer/Assessor must notify the administration/compliance and quality assurance department for any reasonable adjustments made.
All evidence and supplementary documentation must be submitted with the assessment pack to the administration/compliance and quality assurance department.

Reasonable Adjustment Strategies Matrix (Trainer/Assessor to complete)
Category Possible Issue Reasonable Adjustment Strategy
(select as applicable)
ÿ LLN ÿ Speaking
ÿ Reading
ÿ Writing
ÿ Confidence ÿ Verbal assessment
ÿ Presentations
ÿ Demonstration of a skill
ÿ Use of diagrams
ÿ Use of supporting documents such as wordlists
ÿ Non-English-Speaking Background ÿ Speaking
ÿ Reading
ÿ Writing
ÿ Cultural background
ÿ Confidence ÿ Discuss with the student and supervisor (if applicable) whether language, literacy and numeracy are likely to impact on the assessment process
ÿ Use methods that do not require a higher level of language or literacy than is required to perform the job role
ÿ Use short sentences that do not contain large amounts of information
ÿ Clarify information by rephrasing, confirm understanding
ÿ Read any printed information to the student
ÿ Use graphics, pictures and colour coding instead of, or to support, text
ÿ Offer to write down, or have someone else write, oral responses given by the student
ÿ Ensure that the time available to complete the assessment, while meeting enterprise requirements, takes account of the student’s needs
ÿ Indigenous ÿ Knowledge and understanding
ÿ Flexibility
ÿ Services
ÿ Inappropriate training and assessment ÿ Culturally appropriate training
ÿ Explore understanding of concepts and practical application through oral assessment
ÿ Flexible delivery
ÿ Using group rather than individual assessments
ÿ Assessment through completion of practical tasks in the field after demonstration of skills and knowledge.
ÿ Age ÿ Educational background
ÿ Limited study skills ÿ Make sure font size is not too small
ÿ Trainer/Assessor should refer to the student’s experience
ÿ Ensure that the time available to complete the assessment takes account of the student’s needs
ÿ Provision of information or course materials in accessible format.
ÿ Changes in teaching practices, e.g. wearing an FM microphone to enable a student to hear lectures
ÿ Supply of specialised equipment or services, e.g. a note-taker for a student who cannot write
ÿ Changes in lecture schedules and arrangements, e.g. relocating classes to an accessible venue
ÿ Changes to course design, e.g. substituting an assessment task
ÿ Modifications to physical environment, e.g. installing lever taps, building ramps, installing a lift
ÿ Educational background ÿ Reading
ÿ Writing
ÿ Numeracy
ÿ Limited study skills and/or learning strategies ÿ Discuss with the Student previous learning experience
ÿ Ensure learning and assessment methods meet the student’s individual need
ÿ Disability ÿ Speaking
ÿ Reading
ÿ Writing
ÿ Numeracy
ÿ Limited study skills and/or learning strategies ÿ Identify the issues
ÿ Create a climate of support
ÿ Ensure access to support that the student has agreed to
ÿ Appropriately structure the assessment
ÿ Provide information or course materials in accessible format, e.g. a textbook in braille
ÿ Changes in teaching practices, e.g. wearing an FM microphone to enable a student to hear lectures
ÿ Supply of specialised equipment or services, e.g. a note- taker for a student who cannot write
ÿ Changes in lecture schedules and arrangements, e.g. relocating classes to an accessible venue
ÿ Changes to course design, e.g. substituting an assessment task
ÿ Modifications to physical environment, e.g. installing lever taps, building ramps, installing a lift

Explanation of reasonable adjustments strategy used (If required)

What if you disagree on the assessment outcome?
You can appeal against a decision made in regards to your assessment. An appeal should only be made if you have been assessed as ‘Not Yet Competent’ against a specific unit and you feel you have sufficient grounds to believe that you are entitled to be assessed as competent. You must be able to adequately demonstrate that you have the skills and experience to be able to meet the requirements of units you are appealing the assessment of.
Your trainer will outline the appeals process, which is available to the student. You can request a form to make an appeal and submit it to your trainer, the course coordinator, or the administration officer. The AHIC will examine the appeal and you will be advised of the outcome within 14 days. Any additional information you wish to provide may be attached to the appeal form.

Special Required Software and Hardware to complete the Assessments:
Access to a computer,
Internet and
Word-processing system such as MS Word.

Assessment Formatting and Answer length Guidance:
Your Submitted document must follow the given criteria:
Font must be Times New Roman, Font size need to be 12 and line spacing has to be Single line.
Your assessment needs to be submitted as an electronic copy unless requested differently by your assessor.
The Assessment file name for electronic copy should follow : Student Id_Assessment_No ( Example AHI000014_Assessment 1

Referencing
Include a reference list at the end of your work on a separate page or as footnotes. You should reference the sources you have used in your assessments in the Harvard Style.
To access a web-based tool, see Harvard Style online generator https://monkessays.com/write-my-essay/harvardgenerator.com

Assessment -02- Written Assessments

PART A (Research Based Assessment)
Technologies:
Summarise each of the following technologies:
Power supply requirements and management.
Registered random access memory (RAM).
Server design and network architecture.
Set up and configuration procedures.
Single and multiple processors.
Vendor specifications and requirements for software installation.
Virtual server functionality.
This task must be completed with references where applicable and submitted to the assessor.

PART B (Knowledge based Questions)
What information can you obtain and use from feasibility reports and organisational to assess the extent
Of the virtualisation that is to be implemented? (Approximately 50 Words)

Outline the 3 steps that should be followed to analyse the existing server infrastructure use within the
organisation. (Approximately 50 Words)

Briefly discuss how to use risk assessments to research and analyse alternative virtualisation scenarios.
(Approximately 50 Words)

What is it necessary to determine when you are conducting relative comparisons of each consideration? (Approximately 50 Words)

What information will you need to include in your brief report to the appropriate person? (Approximately 50
Words)

Who will you need to liaise with to obtain approval for plans, along with any recommendations? (Approximately
50 Words)

Why is it important to confirm with the client the network operating system, server applications and server design? (Approximately 50 Words)

Outline the process that should be applied to document the product and vendor architecture and equipment
technical specifications that have been determined for the task. (Approximately 50 Words)

What is the range of research it will be necessary to conduct to determine the current industry standard for
industry-accepted products? (Approximately 50 Words)

What are the 4 types of resources that you will need to determine for the task, within the business requirements
and the budget? (Approximately 50 Words)

Where in the workplace might you obtain the WHS requirements that will need to be followed throughout the task? (Approximately 50 Words)

What are 4 of the types of environmental requirements that need to be managed throughout the installation of virtual servers, in accordance with the plan and manufacturers’ specifications? (Approximately 50 Words)

Why is it important of r you to notify the client for site access? (Approximately 50 Words)

What are the tasks that would be included in the detailed task list specifying stages and the sequence of work
required? (Approximately 50 Words)

What will you need to review about hardware and software to ensure its compatibility? (Approximately 50
Words)

Briefly summarise the kinds of compatibility issues that may arise between hardware and software, and the resolution procedures that should be followed if this occurs. (Approximately 50 Words)

Where will you obtain the information on the additional tools or third party software that is to be installed with
the required operating system? (Approximately 50 Words)

Why will you need to patch the operating system and applications? (Approximately 50 Words)

What tests might you determine and conduct to ensure the virtual server integration? (Approximately 50 Words)

In addition to information on the resources and network impact, what information will you need to include in
your developed test plan? (Approximately 50 Words)

What information will you need to record about the outcomes of the systems tests that have been run?
(Approximately 50 Words)

List 4 of the types of changes or additions that may be made in response to the error report analysis, and will need to be tested. (Approximately 50 Words)

Briefly discuss how to validate the changes or additions against specifications. (Approximately 50 Words)

What information will it be necessary to ensure is included when documenting the installation and integration
processes, according to organisational guidelines? (Approximately 50 Words)

What are the types of user documentation that will need to be provided? (Approximately 50 Words)

What documentation might you need to obtain sign off on after you have notified the client on the job completion? (Approximately 50 Words)

Briefly explain client business domain. (Approximately 50 Words)

What is business function and organisation? (Approximately 50 Words)

Outline the linkage between processes. (Approximately 50 Words)

Describe the configuration of internet protocol (IP) networks? (Approximately 50 Words)

What are system diagnostic features? (Approximately 50 Words)

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