Level Two: Intermediate Technical Competence

In May of 2016 we announced to the industry our commitment to launch a new multi-tiered credential and certification program designed to recognize technical competence at three mileposts from the beginning of and throughout your career journey as a door security + safety professional. The Level One DHIA - Door + Hardware Industry Associate certificate program was launched in December 2016 and the response has exceeded all expectations, with nearly 1000 people earning this first level of recognition! Now we’re launching Level Two.

Limited offer below to save over $100 on the exam. Expires June 30, act now!


DHT: Door + Hardware Technician

The Level Two DHT- Door + Hardware Technician credential is available to be awarded through our new partnership with Kryterion Global Testing Solutions. You can take the 4-hour computerized exam with immediate notification of your test results along with feedback on how you fared in each segment of the exam! You will take the exam at one of the 900 Kryterion Testing Centers located in 120 countries. Thousands of industry members like you have already qualified by taking DHI education over the years, or from other education, being mentored, or good old fashioned on-the-job training and experience!

Are You Ready For Your DHT Credential Exam?

This credential means you’ve displayed the competence to provide detailing, estimating, and project management skills on projects with an intermediate level of complexity of occupancy type, and product and code application.
If you can do this you are ready to take the exam:
  • Detail and estimate accurately and cost effectively for 10 to 20-door intermediately-complex projects such as office building, medical clinic, school, etc.
  • Set a PM plan for project with tasks, duration and deadlines to meet the GC schedule
  • Identify and resolve basic application and code errors
  • Conduct a keying meeting and document the results
  • Understand basic construction contracting:
  • Basic specification troubleshooting (doors and hardware)
  • Contracting methods (tripartite, owner/builder, allowance)
  • Schedules and sequencing, duration and deadlines
  • Change order process and dispute resolution
 
What you need to have learned to take the exam:
  • Intermediate door, frame, mechanical and electrified hardware products application
  • Intermediate access control products application
  • Intermediate codes and standards interpretation
  • Intermediate detailing, scheduling, and estimating skills
  • Project management skills for intermediate complex projects
  • Intermediate specification interpretation
  • Masterkeying basics

“What a great experience. The handouts offered with the testing beforehand came in very handy. The testing center was easy to work with, and seemed to have knowledge of why I was there."
    
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Jon Swanson, DHT

“Overall great experience. Great way to test. Nice atmosphere, nice staff. Questions directly related to DHI classes and real world experience.”
     -   Ron Martinez, DHT

Take the Complimentary DHT Practice Test:

This complimentary DHT Practice Test will help you determine your readiness to take the DHT Exam. You will be able to see the questions that you answered incorrectly, so you can be confident that you have a sufficient understanding of the material covered in the actual Exam. You may take this Practice Test multiple times, if necessary, to help you prepare for the Exam.

FREE PRACTICE TEST


Purchase DHT Exam

Register for the DHT exam before June 30, 2018 with this special price of $195 for testing at a Kryterion Testing Center. If you are not able to find a testing center near you, contact certification@dhi.org. Starting July 1, 2018 those exam prices will go back to their regular prices of $300. That’s over $100 in significant savings, so act now!

BUY ONSITE PROCTORED EXAM 

Any questions about building your education path, contact education@dhi.org.