CompTIA PenTest+

Expand your cybersecurity skills with penetration testing and vulnerability management.

CompTIA PenTest+

CompTIA PenTest+

Course information

Course Details

Certification: CompTIA PenTest+
Vendor: CompTIA
Course prerequisite: Although there are no prerequisites, it is recommended that you first gain your CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+ certifications before studying this CompTIA PenTest+ course.
Study time: 20-30 hours

What Skills Will I Learn?
Planning and Scoping
Includes updated techniques emphasizing governance, risk, and compliance concepts, scoping and organizational/customer requirements, and demonstrating an ethical hacking mindset.

Information Gathering and Vulnerability Scanning
Includes updated skills on performing vulnerability scanning and passive/active reconnaissance, vulnerability management, as well as analysing the results of the reconnaissance exercise.

Attacks and Exploits
Includes updated approaches to expanded attack surfaces, researching social engineering techniques, performing network attacks, wireless attacks, application-based attacks and attacks on cloud technologies, and performing post-exploitation techniques.

Reporting and Communication
Expanded to focus on the importance of reporting and communication in an increased regulatory environment during the pen testing process through analysing findings and recommending appropriate remediation within a report.

Tools and Code Analysis
Includes updated concepts of identifying scripts in various software deployments, analysing a script or code sample, and explaining use cases of various tools used during the phases of a penetration test. It is important to note that no scripting and coding is required.

Career Path Opportunities

Penetration Tester
IT Security Manager
Network Analyst
Security Analyst
Security Advisor
IT Security Specialist

What's Included

  • CompTIA PenTest+ PT0-001
  • 12 months unlimited access
  • Student mentor
  • Student care team
  • Career support

Why Learn With Us

Let us help you become the best you can be.

Career Support

Students receive access to our recruitment resource pack which includes our CV review guide, enabling you to showcase your new skills.

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Student Support

Our dedicated student support team is only a phone call or email away, to answer your questions and help you prepare for exams.

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Flexible Finance

Our 0% interest finance plans are fully flexible and range from 6 to 12 months, allowing you to enrol on your course with complete peace of mind.

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Partnered with Leaders

We partner with the world’s leading course providers to make sure you have high-quality learning materials that will accelerate your learning.

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Expert Team

Our team undergo daily training for the latest updates and demands in the industry, to help find you the perfect role to begin your career.

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Course Curriculum

CompTIA PT0-001: CompTIA PenTest

CompTIA PT0-001: CompTIA PenTest+
  • The Pen Test Engagement  
  • Passive Reconnaissance  
  • Active Reconnaissance  
  • Physical Security  
  • Social Engineering  
  • Vulnerability Scan Analysis  
  • Password Cracking  
  • Penetrating Wired Networks  
  • Penetrating Wireless Networks  
  • Windows Exploits  
  • Linux Exploits  
  • Mobile Devices  
  • Specialised Systems  
  • Scripts  
  • Application Testing  
  • Web App Exploits  
  • Lateral Movement  
  • Persistence  
  • Post-Engagement Clean-up  
  • The Report  
  • Cover Your Tracks  

Why Get Qualified?

Gain new skills and knowledge

Thinking ahead and learning the skills needed to move forward in your current career path will mean you are more likely to be considered for future roles.

Gain credibility early in your career

A certification from IT Online Learning shows prospective employees that you have the right skills and credentials needed to succeed in your career.

Increase your opportunity for promotion

Gaining the right set of qualifications will increase your chances of moving into a supervisory or management role, giving you the opportunity to increase your salary.

Average Salary Projection

Source: Adzuna
Average Salary
Penetration Tester
Average Salary
You Can Earn
Average Salary
Network Analyst

Salary Projection

Average Salary

IT Security Manager


You can earn an average of £57k a year

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