CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Computer Networking Hardware Operations III (8544/18 weeks, 70 hours)

All tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.

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Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills

  1. Demonstrate positive work ethic.
  2. Demonstrate integrity.
  3. Demonstrate teamwork skills.
  4. Demonstrate self-representation skills.
  5. Demonstrate diversity awareness.
  6. Demonstrate conflict-resolution skills.
  7. Demonstrate creativity and resourcefulness.

Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills

  1. Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
  2. Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
  3. Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
  4. Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
  6. Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
  7. Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
  8. Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
  9. Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
  10. Demonstrate customer-service skills.

Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills

  1. Demonstrate proficiency with technologies common to a specific occupation.
  2. Demonstrate information technology skills.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of Internet use and security issues.
  4. Demonstrate telecommunications skills.

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.

Designing a Local Area Network (LAN)

  1. Plan the network by design.
  2. Identify scalability terminology.
  3. Select switching hardware.
  4. Identify the router category.
  5. Configure basic router command line interface (CLI) and show commands.

Scaling Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs)

  1. Identify VLAN trunking protocol (VTP) concepts and operations.
  2. Verify that VTP clients have received the new VLAN information.
  3. Create a VLAN.
  4. Assign ports to VLANs.
  5. Verify VLAN information.
  6. Configure extended VLANs.
  7. Negotiate interface modes.
  8. Predict dynamic trunking protocol (DTP) behavior.
  9. Configure VTP and DTP.
  10. Identify types of spanning tree protocols (STP).
  11. Identify the troubleshooting command for inter-VLAN troubleshooting issues.
  12. Troubleshoot inter-VLAN routing issues.
  13. Troubleshoot VTP and DTP issues.
  14. Configure Layer 3 switching and inter-VLAN routing.
  15. Troubleshoot Layer 3 switching issues.

Using Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)

  1. Describe Spanning Tree Protocol (STP).
  2. Explain a redundant design.
  3. Identify 802.1D port roles.
  4. Build a switched network with redundant links.
  5. Identify types of STP.
  6. Identify Per-VLAN Spanning Tree Plus (PVST+) operation.
  7. Compare PVST+ and Rapid PVST+ port roles in Rapid PVST+.
  8. Configure PVST+ and Rapid PVST+.
  9. Troubleshoot STP configuration issues.

Exploring EtherChannel and Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)

  1. Explain link aggregation.
  2. Identify the Port Agregation Protocol (PAgP) and Link Agregation Control Protocol (LACP) modes.
  3. Configure EtherChannel.
  4. Troubleshoot EtherChannel.
  5. Identify FHRP terminology and type.
  6. Configure HSRP.
  7. Troubleshoot HSRP.

Understanding Dynamic Routing

  1. Explain the operation of dynamic routing protocols.
  2. Classify dynamic routing protocols.
  3. Compare routing protocols.
  4. Demonstrate network convergence.
  5. Identify distance-vector terminology.
  6. Compare Routing Information Protocol (RIP) and Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) path selection.
  7. Build the link-state database and SPF tree.

Exploring EIGRP

  1. Explain classless EIGRP.
  2. Identify the EIGRP packet type.
  3. Configure basic EIGRP with IPv4.
  4. Identify the steps in establishing EIGRP neighbor adjacencies.
  5. Determine the feasible successor.
  6. Compare EIGRPv4 and EIGRPv6.
  7. Configure basic EIGRP with IPv6.

Tuning and Troubleshooting EIGRP

  1. Examine advanced features of EIGRP.
  2. Configure EIGRP automatic summarization.
  3. Propagate a default route in EIGRP for IPv4 and IPv6.
  4. Configure EIGRP fine tuning commands.
  5. Configure advanced EIGRP for IPv4 features.
  6. Troubleshoot basic EIGRP for IPv4 and IPv6.
  7. Tune EIGRP.

Using Single-Area Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Protocol

  1. Identfy OSPF features and terminology.
  2. Configure an OSPF router ID.
  3. Modify a router ID.
  4. Demonstrate the network command.
  5. Configure passive interfaces.
  6. Calculate the subnet and wildcard masks.
  7. Configure OSPFv2 in a single area.
  8. Adjust interface bandwidths.
  9. Verify OSPF neighbors.
  10. Verify OSPF protocol settings.
  11. Verify OSPF process information.
  12. Verify OSPF interface settings.
  13. Configure basic single-area OSPFv2.
  14. Compare OSPFv2 and OSPFv3.
  15. Configure OSPFv3.
  16. Verify OSPFv3.

Using Multi-Area OSPF Protocol

  1. Explain multi-area OSPF.
  2. Identify the OSPF link-state advertisement (LSA) type.
  3. Configure multi-area OSPF and OSPFv3.
  4. Verify general multi-area OSPF settings.
  5. Configure multiarea OSPFv2 and OSPFv3.

Tuning and Troubleshooting OSPF

  1. Change the OSPF priority.
  2. Identify network types.
  3. Select designated router.
  4. Determine designated router (DR) and backup designated router (BDR).
  5. Configure OSPFv2 on a multiaccess network.
  6. Verify the propogated IPv4 default route.
  7. Propagate a default route in OSPFv2.
  8. Configure OSPFv2 advanced features.
  9. Troubleshoot single-area OSPFv2.
  10. Troubleshoot basic single-area OSPFv2 and OSPFv3.
  11. Troubleshoot advanced single-area OSPFv2.
  12. Troubleshoot multi-area OSPFv2 and OSPFv3.