Hardware Technician

Hardware Technicians support and maintain computer systems and peripherals by installing, configuring, testing, troubleshooting, and repairing hardware.
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    Overview

    Hardware Technicians support and maintain computer systems and peripherals by installing, configuring, testing, troubleshooting, and repairing hardware.

    Day-to-day

    • determines software and hardware requirements to provide solutions to problems
    • responds to queries on software and hardware problems
    • installs and downloads appropriate software
    • adapting existing programs to meet users' requirements
    • ensuring efficient use of applications and equipment
    • implementing computer networks, designing and maintaining websites
    • repairing and replacing peripheral equipment such as terminals, printer and modems
    • may work in a call centre.

    To become a Hardware Technician

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