Usually, organizations prefer to hire candidates who are professionally certified. Many vendors offer different levels of credentialing in particular specialty as well as hardware and software applications. The candidate has to go through multiple stages of examination before becoming a certified Computer Hardware Technician. Here are some certifications that professionals can opt for:
The CompTIA A+ certification focusses on the broader coverage of PC hardware and software, networking and security in its overall technical scope. It is an entry-level certification for computer personnel. The technicians perform tasks such as installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and basic networking.
Apple Certified Macintosh Technician (ACMT)
It is for professionals who wish to repair and service the Macintosh desktops, portables, and servers. The Apple Certified Macintosh Technician certification is necessary to perform warranted hardware repairs for an Apple Authorized Service Provider. However, apart from this certification, the candidate should also participate in Apple’s authorized technician program to perform repairs on Apple products.