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Information Technology Technician

Information Technology Technician

Evaluates fundamental IT knowledge, technical proficiency, and understanding of core concepts in computer systems and networking.

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Type
Hard skills
Time
11 min
Level
Basic
Languages
English

Information Technology Technician test: identifying IT expertise

The Information Technology Technician pre-screening assessment is designed to gauge candidates' foundational IT knowledge, technical know-how, and understanding of essential computer systems and networking principles. Perfect for uncovering the well-rounded IT professionals your organization needs for a future-ready IT team.

Unique features of the Information Technology Technician assessment

  • Broad spectrum evaluation: Covers a wide range of essential IT concepts and technical proficiencies.
  • Practical and theoretical knowledge blend: Assesses both the practical application and theoretical understanding of IT skills.
  • Designed by IT experts: Developed and refined by industry professionals to ensure relevancy and accuracy.
  • Efficient screening tool: A quick yet thorough assessment ideal for early stages of the hiring process.
  • Actionable insights: Delivers clear results to guide informed decision-making in IT staffing.

Topics covered in the Information Technology Technician candidate screening assessment

This IT pre-employment test evaluates candidates on key areas including:

  • System diagnostics: Assesses the ability to accurately diagnose and troubleshoot computer systems.
  • Hardware components: Evaluates knowledge of essential computer hardware and its functionality.
  • Computer IT protocols: Tests understanding of standard IT protocols and their application in networking.
  • Data storage: Examines proficiency in various data storage solutions and management.
  • Software development tools: Focuses on familiarity with common tools used in software development and maintenance.

Best use of the Information Technology Technician skills assessment test

This IT technician assessment is best suited for evaluating talent in roles that demand a robust foundational understanding of IT, including:

  • IT Support Technicians: Ideal for identifying candidates proficient in diagnosing and resolving system issues.
  • Network Administrators: Great for assessing understanding of networking concepts and protocols.
  • System Administrators: Useful for gauging technical know-how in managing and maintaining computer systems.
  • Helpdesk Technicians: Perfect for evaluating the ability to support end-users with technical issues.
  • Entry-level Software Developers: Offers insights into candidates' familiarity with essential software development tools and practices.

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Alex Anderson, Learning & Development Specialist at Colas Canada
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Tiera Dobbins

Talent Acquisition Services & Operations Manager

Sarah Garner

Director of Recruitment and Outreach

Prem Kumar

Talent Acquisition Manager - Recruitment & Employer Branding

Alex Anderson

Learning & Development Specialist

Maximilian Rauschen

Head of Talent Acquisition

Matthias Schmeisser

Global Senior Director, Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding

Charlie Boyle

Senior Lead, Talent Acquisition Policy, Operations & Technology

Janna Karwaski

Senior Director of Workforce Optimization