Test computer hardware


Test computer hardware systems and components using appropriate equipment. Gather and analyse data. Monitor and evaluate system performance and take action if needed.

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Test computer hardware is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Computer hardware repair technician: Computer hardware repair technicians install, examine, test and repair computer hardware and peripheral components. They test computers’ functionality, identify the problems and replace damaged components and parts.

Optional skill

Test computer hardware is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Test computer hardware – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022