• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

The Certified Hardware Technician Course kick starts an individual's career in the IT field by providing foundational knowledge needed to install, configure, and support computer hardware systems which includes assembling components based on customer requirements; installing, configuring and maintaining devices, PCs, and servers.  CHT also provides and understanding of fundamentals in networking and security/forensics; properly and safely diagnosing, resolving, and documenting common issues; as well as applying troubleshooting skills.

Learning Objectives

Module 1: Troubleshooting
Module 2: Motherboards and CPUs
Module 3: Power Supplies
Module 4: Memory
Module 5: Computer Expansion
Module 6: Physical Storage
Module 7: Input-Output Devices
Module 8: Display Devices
Module 9: Network Cables and Connectors
Module 10: Printers and Multifunction Print Devices
Module 11: TCP/IP and Transport Protocols
Module 12: Custom Computers
Module 13: Operational Procedures

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.