# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Computer Networking Hardware Operations II Task/Competency List

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Computer Networking Hardware Operations II (8543/18 weeks, 70 hours)

Tasks/competencies bordered in blue are considered optional when marked as such; they and/or additional tasks/competencies may be taught at the discretion of the school division. All other tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.

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Demonstrating Personal Qualities and Abilities

  1. Demonstrate creativity and innovation.
  2. Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving.
  3. Demonstrate initiative and self-direction.
  4. Demonstrate integrity.
  5. Demonstrate work ethic.

Demonstrating Interpersonal Skills

  1. Demonstrate conflict-resolution skills.
  2. Demonstrate listening and speaking skills.
  3. Demonstrate respect for diversity.
  4. Demonstrate customer service skills.
  5. Collaborate with team members.

Demonstrating Professional Competencies

  1. Demonstrate big-picture thinking.
  2. Demonstrate career- and life-management skills.
  3. Demonstrate continuous learning and adaptability.
  4. Manage time and resources.
  5. Demonstrate information-literacy skills.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of information security.
  7. Maintain working knowledge of current information-technology (IT) systems.
  8. Demonstrate proficiency with technologies, tools, and machines common to a specific occupation.
  9. Apply mathematical skills to job-specific tasks.
  10. Demonstrate professionalism.
  11. Demonstrate reading and writing skills.
  12. Demonstrate workplace safety.

Examining All Aspects of an Industry

  1. Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
  2. Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
  3. Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
  4. Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
  5. Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
  6. Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
  7. Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
  8. Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.

Addressing Elements of Student Life

  1. Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
  2. Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
  3. Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
  4. Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.

Exploring Work-Based Learning

  1. Identify the types of work-based learning (WBL) opportunities.
  2. Reflect on lessons learned during the WBL experience.
  3. Explore career opportunities related to the WBL experience.
  4. Participate in a WBL experience, when appropriate.

Exploring Routing Concepts

  1. Describe the primary functions and features of a router.
  2. Identify router components.
  3. Use traceroute to discover the network.
  4. Map the Internet.
  5. Enable Internet protocol (IP) on a switch.
  6. Document an addressing scheme.
  7. Document the network.
  8. Configure basic router settings.
  9. Configure an IPv4 router interface.
  10. Configure an IPv6 router interface.
  11. Configure IPv4 and IPv6 interfaces.
  12. Verify interface settings.
  13. Filter show command output.
  14. Use command history feature.
  15. Configure and verify a small network.
  16. Configure basic router settings with IOS CLI.
  17. Match layer 2 and layer 3 addressing.
  18. Order the steps in the packet-forwarding process.
  19. Interpret the content of a routing table.
  20. Directly connect.
  21. Investigate directly connected routes.
  22. Describe static routes.
  23. Describe three types of routes that are populated in a routing table.

Static Routing

  1. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of static routing.
  2. Identify the type of static route.
  3. Configure a next-hop static route.
  4. Configure a directly connected static route.
  5. Configure a fully specified static route.
  6. Configure IPv4 static and default routes.
  7. Configure IPv4 static and default routes in hands-on lab.
  8. Explain the IPv6 route command.
  9. Configure a next-hop static IPv6 route.
  10. Configure a directly connected static IPv6 route.
  11. Configure a fully specified static IPv6 route.
  12. Configure IPv6 static and default routes.
  13. Configure and verify an IPv4 floating static route.
  14. Configure floating static routes.
  15. Troubleshoot static routes.
  16. Troubleshoot static routes in a hands-on lab.
  17. Design and implement a variable-length subnet mask (VLSM) addressing scheme.
  18. Design and implement IPv4 addressing with VLSM.
  19. Determine the summary network address and prefix.
  20. Configure IPv4 route summarization in two scenarios.
  21. Configure IPv6 route summarization.
  22. Calculate summary routes with IPv4 and IPv6.
  23. Configure a floating static route.

Examining Dynamic Routing

  1. Explain the operation of dynamic routing protocols.
  2. Compare static and dynamic routing.
  3. Advertise appropriate networks.
  4. Enable RIP routing.
  5. Disable auto summarization.
  6. Propagate a default route.
  7. Configure basic RIPv2.
  8. Identify parts of an IPv4 routing table entry.
  9. Identify parent and child IPv4 routes.
  10. Determine the longest match route.
  11. Identify parts of an IPv6 routing table entry.
  12. Analyze a routing table.

Working with Switched Networks

  1. Explain various ways data is sent and received.
  2. Identify switched network terminology.
  3. Identify switch hardware.
  4. Identify frame forwarding methods.
  5. Determine how a switch forwards a frame.
  6. Determine broadcast and collision domains.
  7. Describe switch features.

Configuring Switches

  1. Explain the difference between unicast, multicast, and broadcast packets.
  2. Configure basic switch setting.
  3. Configure switch ports at the physical layer.
  4. Configure SSH.
  5. Configure switch port security.
  6. Troubleshoot switch port security.
  7. Configure switch security features.
  8. Implement Layer 5 configuration.
  9. Configure various switch settings.
  10. Identify common security attacks.

Exploring VLANs

  1. Identify the purpose of VLANS.
  2. Identify broadcast traffic.
  3. Predict switch behavior.
  4. Investigate a VLAN implementation.
  5. Create a VLAN.
  6. Assign ports to VLANs.
  7. Change VLAN port membership.
  8. Verify VLAN information.
  9. Configure VLANs.
  10. Verify trunk configuration
  11. Configure trunks.
  12. Configure VLANs and trunks.
  13. Troubleshoot a VLAN implementation.
  14. Troubleshoot VLAN configurations.
  15. Identify the types of inter-VLAN routing.
  16. Configure per-interface inter-VLAN routing.
  17. Configure router-on-a-stick subinterfaces.
  18. Configure router-on-a-stick inter-VLAN routing.
  19. Configure 802.1Q routing.
  20. Configure inter-VLAN routing.
  21. Explain data forwarding.
  22. Integrate VLAN skills.
  23. Negotiate interface modes.
  24. Troubleshoot a VLAN implementation in two scenarios.
  25. Troubleshoot VLAN configurations in a hands-on lab.
  26. Configure the PVLAN edge feature.
  27. Identify the VLAN attacks.
  28. Implement VLAN security.
  29. Implement a VLAN.
  30. Demonstrate various VLAN skills.

Using Access Control Lists

  1. Demonstrate the use of ACL.
  2. Determine the correct wildcard mask.
  3. Determine the permit or deny control.
  4. Configure ACL statements.
  5. Configure standard ACLs.
  6. Configure numbered standard IPv4 ACLs.
  7. Configure and modify standard IPv4 ACLs.
  8. Use the access-class command.
  9. Configure an ACL on VTY lines.
  10. Configure and verify VTY restrictions.
  11. Troubleshoot standard IPv4 ACLs.
  12. Control FTP access.
  13. Demonstrate ACL skills.

Exploring Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

  1. Identify the steps in DHCPv4 operation.
  2. Configure a basic DCHPv4 server.
  3. Configure DHCPv4 relay commands.
  4. Configure basic DHCPv4 on a router in a hands-on lab.
  5. Configure basic DHCPv4 on a switch in a hands-on lab.
  6. Configure a router as a DHCPv4 client.
  7. Configure DHCPv4 using Cisco IOS.
  8. Troubleshoot DHCPv4 in a hands-on lab.
  9. Identify the steps in DHCPv6 operation.
  10. Verify stateless DHCPv6.
  11. Verify stateful DHCPv6.
  12. Configure a router as a DHCPv6 relay agent.
  13. Configure stateless and stateful DHCPv6 in a hands-on lab.
  14. Troubleshoot DHCPv6 in a hands-on lab.
  15. Configure Internet of Everything (IoE) and DHCP.
  16. Demonstrate DHCP skills.

Exploring Network Address Translation for IPv4

  1. Identify NAT terminology.
  2. Investigate NAT operation.
  3. Configure static NAT.
  4. Configure dynamic NAT.
  5. Configure dynamic and static NAT in a hands-on lab.
  6. Configure PAT.
  7. Identify the address information at each hop.
  8. Implement static and dynamic NAT.
  9. Configure port address tranlsation (PAT) in a hands-on lab.
  10. Configure port forwarding on a Linksys router.
  11. Verify NAT configurations.
  12. Troubleshoot NAT configurations in a hands-on-lab.
  13. Check NAT.
  14. Demonstrate NAT skills.

Discovering Devices

  1. Map a network using Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP).
  2. Compare CDP and Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP).
  3. Configure CDP and LLDP.
  4. Configure Network Time Protocol (NTP).
  5. Configure syslog and NTP.
  6. Configure syslog and NTP in a hands-on lab.
  7. Back up and configure files.
  8. Manage router configuration files with Tera Term in a hands-on lab.
  9. Manage device configuration files using TFTP, Flash, and USB in a hands-on lab.
  10. Research password recovery procedures in a hands-on lab.
  11. Confirm steps to backup IOS image to TFTP server.
  12. Use a TFTP server to upgrade a Cisco IOS image.
  13. Demonstrate router licensing skills.
  14. Demonstrate integration skills.