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Information and Communication Technology

205 IT/PC Network Support

Tietokoneet ja verkot Mikael Tuomisalo WinNova
Kuva: Skills Finland / Tiina Salminen

Coordinators

Joel Puodinketo
Koulutuskeskus Salpaus
joel.puodinketo(at)salpaus.fi
puh. 044 708 1060

 

205 tietokoneet verkot jorma koljonen

 Jorma Koljonen
 Koulutuskeskus Salpaus
 jorma.koljonen(at)salpaus.fi
 puh. 044 708 0963

 

 

Finalists

 206 Tietokoneet-ja-verkot Aleksi Helenius netti

Aleksi Helenius
Turun ammatti-
instituutti

206 Tietokoneet-ja-verkot Johannes Haapamaäki netti

Johannes
Haapamäki

Turun ammatti-
instituutti

 205 Tietokoneet ja- -verkot Jere Oikarinen netti

Jere Oikarinen
Ylä-Savon
ammattiopisto

205 Tietokoneet ja- -verkot Tuomas Partanen netti

Tuomas Partanen
Ylä-Savon
ammattiopisto

 205 tietokoneet ja verkot niko haiko netti

Niko Haiko
Lapin ammatti-
opisto

 205 tietokoneet ja verkot erkki tervo netti

Erkki Tervo
Lapin ammatti-
opisto

 205 Tietokoneet ja verkot Saku Mikola netti

Saku Mikola
Länsirannikon
koulutus Oy
WinNova

 205 Tietokoneet-ja-verkot Teemu Pollari netti

Teemu Pollari
Koulutuskeskus
Sedu

The Guest Competitiors

 205 Janis Stirna netti

Janis Stirna
State Education
Development
Agency, Latvia

 205 Аlexey Barsh netti

Alexey Barsh
Balashikha
Industrial-Economical
College, Russia

Description of the Skill Category

The competition tasks are based on the assessment criteria for ”Excellent” (3) in the requirements for Vocational Qualification in Information and Telecommunications Technology. In the competition, eight IT-professionals implement a modular customer task. The competitors’ skills in hardware and software assembly and in system maintenance are tested in the task.

The competitors are expected to have a good knowledge of the English language. All the software and source materials used in the competition will be in English. The competition task descriptions are in Finnish. If a participant whose native language is Swedish competes in the Finals, the task descriptions will be provided in Swedish.

Form of competition

Individual competition.

Competence requirements

A successful competitor is able to

  • install, assemble, update and maintain PCs
  • install, configure and update operating systems
  • install, configure and update software
  • plan a local area network according to given requirements (physical planning, assigning IP addresses)
  • cable a local area network according to the standards
  • install, assemble, update and maintain the active equipment of the local area network
  • install, configure and maintain servers with defined basic services and operate as the main user of the network
  • install and configure the workstations of the local area network
  • inaugurate and configure cloud services
  • inaugurate and configure mobile devices
  • carry out and maintain required documentations
  • comply with occupational safety regulations and safety at work
  • comply with electrical safety regulations

Competition tasks

Competition tasks at the finals and time allotted to perform them

Competition tasks

The competition tasks are based on the assessment criteria for ”Excellent” (3) in the requirements for Vocational Qualification in Information and Telecommunications Technology. In the competition, eight IT-professionals implement a modular customer task. The competitors’ skills in hardware and software assembly and in system maintenance are tested in the task.

The competitors are expected to have a good knowledge of the English language. All the software and source materials used in the competition will be in English. The competition task descriptions are in Finnish. If a participant whose native language is Swedish competes in the Finals, the task descriptions will be provided in Swedish.

Day 1

  • Task 1: a Linux task.
  • The task is to configure a virtual server, install the necessary operating systems and test
    the function of the system.
  • 40 % share of the total score.
  • The time reserved for the task is 6 effective working hours.

Day 2

  • Task 2: a Windows task.
  • The task is to configure network services, a workstation and to test the function of the system.
  • The time reserved for the task is 7 effective working hours.

Day 3

  • Task 3: a network task.
  • The task is to configure and carry out network installations, changes and tests.
  • The time reserved for the task is 3,5 effective working hours.

Preliminary assignments

The preliminary assignments will be published eight weeks before the finals on the Internet. There will be a 30 % change in the tasks at the finals.

Assessment

The competition tasks are modular which means that the results can be announced at the end of each competition day. The total score of the competition tasks is 100 p.

Areas of assessment

Task 1. Linux task 35 p
Task 2. Windows task 35 p
Task 3. Network task 25 p

There is also subjective assessment involved in the tasks each day. (Total 5p.)

Description of carrying out the assessment

Each section will be assessed separately according to the planned scoring both subjectively and objectively.

Equipment at the competition site

• Standard-PC computers, possibly also laptops
• Switch (Cisco 2950), router (Cisco 2621)
• Operating systems: Windows 8 Enterprise Edition, Windows Server 2012 and Linux Debian 7.1.x

Devices and equipment at the competition site

• Standard-PC computers, possibly also laptops
• Switch (Cisco 2950), router (Cisco 2621)
• Operating systems: Windows 8 Enterprise Edition, Windows Server 2012 and Linux Debian 7.1.x
• Server environments are arranged in virtual environment Hyper-V
• Mobile device, tablet
• Cisco Packet tracer

The operating systems and the necessary tools used in the competition will be provided. The operating systems are in English.

Materials at the competition site

No materials will be used.

Materials and equipment the competitors must bring along

The competitor does not have to bring anything along to the competition site.

Competition schedule

Monday 7 April 2014

9.00 – 12.30 Accreditation and exploring the competition site
10.00 – 11.00 Authority inspection
11.30 – 12.15 Skills Finland ry will inspect the competition site
13.00 – 15.00 Public Taitaja2014 Opening Ceremony
15.00 – 17.00 Training to the Judges and instructions to the competitors at the competition sites

Tuesday 8 April 2014

8.30 – 17.00 Competition day 1
9.00 – 10.00  Competition Day info for the Competitors and Trainers
The coordinator gives safety instructions to everyone working in the competition site, including the Competitors, the Judges and assisting students
10.00 Taitaja 2014 Competition begins

  • Linux task begins

12.20 – 13.20 Lunch break and opportunity to observe other Skills categories
12.00 – 17.00 Afternoon’s competition schedule

  • Linux task continues

Wednesday 9 April 2014

klo 8.30 – 17.30 Competition day 2
9.00 – 11.00 Competition day 2 schedule

  • Windows task begins

12.20 – 13.20 Lunch break and opportunity to observe other Skills categories
12.00 – 18.00 Afternoon’s competition schedule

  • Windows task continues

Thursday 10 April 2014

klo 8.30 – 13.00 Competition day 3

9.00-13.00

  • Network task

klo 13.00 – 14.00 All Competitors’ lunchbreak
13.00-15.00 Assessment time
klo 15.00 – 16.00 Award ceremonies at competition sites
klo 16.00 – 17.00 The Medalists gather

Judges

Daniel Mononen (Head Judge) / NetMan Oy (will be confirmed later)
Mikko Lundahl / Turun Ammatti-instituutti
Marianna Virtanen / Turun Ammatti-instituutti /ICT Academy
Teemu Mikkonen / ICT Academy
Niklas Lindgren
Pekka Tuukkanen                                   
Mirja Heikkilä-Luiro / Ylä-Savon ammattiopisto
Erkki Mustonen
Mikko Hiltunen / Oulun seudun ammattiopisto

Steering group

Joel Puodinketo (coordinator) / Koulutuskeskus Salpaus
Jorma Koljonen (coordinator) / Koulutuskeskus Salpaus
Daniel Mononen (Head Judge) / NetMan Oy (will be confirmed later)
Marianna Virtanen / Turun Ammatti-instituutti
Mikko Lundahl / Turun Ammatti-instituutti
Marko Miettinen / Savon ammatti- ja aikuisopisto
Mirja Heikkilä-Luiro / Ylä-Savon ammattiopisto
Mikko Hiltunen / Oulun seudun ammattiopisto

Partners

ICT-academy Oy

Other partners will be confirmed later.