Cyber Security:
CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Training
Accreditited by CompTIA
500 Learners
The CompTIA® PenTest+ training course will prepare you to take and pass the new CompTIA PenTest+ PT0-002 test. It will also teach you to general penetration testing principles and procedures. Reinforce these fundamentals as you go through a simulated pen test for a hypothetical organization.
CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Training
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CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Training Overview
CompTIA PenTest+ joins CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) in the cybersecurity professional pathway's intermediate-skills level, as indicated below. PenTest+ and CySA+ can be taken in any sequence depending on your line of study but commonly follow the skills taught in Security+. While CySA+ focuses on defence by detecting and responding to incidents, PenTest+ focuses on the offensive by doing penetration testing and vulnerability assessments.
What You Will Learn?
  • Cope with organizational/customer requirements.
  • Define the rules of engagement.
  • Footprint and gather intelligence.
  • Evaluate human and physical vulnerabilities.
  • Prepare the vulnerability scan.
  • Scan logical vulnerabilities.
  • Analyze scan results.
  • Avoid detection and cover tracks.
  • Exploit the LAN and cloud.
  • Test wireless networks.
  • Target mobile devices.
  • Attack specialized systems.
  • Perform web application-based attacks.
  • Perform system hacking.
  • Script and software development.
  • Leverage the attack: pivot and penetrate.
  • Communicate during the PenTesting process.
  • Summarise report components.
  • Recommend remediation.
  • Perform post-report delivery activities.
Course Key Features
  • Practice exam questions
  • Exam voucher included
  • After-course coaching available
Training Options
Starts from
No price
  • 5-days in-class training 
  • Official Curriculum
  • Earn 29 CompTIA CEUs
  • Exam voucher included
  • Pre-course consultation
  • Highly experienced instructor(s)
  • Post-course follow-up
  • All related Averest's quality control tools
  • Required stationary
  • 5 or 4 stars training venue
  • Pay later by invoice -OR- at the time of checkout by credit card
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support
Online Instructor-Led
Starts from
No price
  • 5-day instructor-led training course
  • Official Curriculum
  • Earn 29 CompTIA CEUs
  • Exam voucher included
  • Pre-course consultation
  • Highly experienced instructor(s)
  • Post-course follow-up
  • All related Averest's quality control tools
  • Pay later by invoice -OR- at the time of checkout by credit card
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support
CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Training Schedule
You can get this course with 2 training options and 2 venues
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We will design the CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Training Program for your business’s unique requirements.
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CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Training Curriculum
Cybersecurity professionals are involved in hands-on penetration testing to identify, exploit, report, and manage vulnerabilities on a network.
Intermediate knowledge of information security concepts, including but not limited to identity and access management (IAM), cryptographic ideas and implementations, computer networking concepts and performances, and standard security technologies. Practical experience in securing various computing environments, including small to medium businesses and enterprise environments. CompTIA Network + or CompTIA Security + or equivalent knowledge Hands-on information security experience
Course Content
CompTIA PenTest+ Certification
Section 01 - Planning and Scoping Penetration Tests
Introduction to Penetration Testing Concepts
Plan a Pen Test Engagement
Scope and Negotiate a Pen Test Engagement
Prepare for a Pen Test Engagement
Section 02 - Conducting Passive Reconnaissance
Gather Background Information
Prepare Background Findings for Next Steps
Section 03 - Performing Non-Technical Tests
Perform Social Engineering Tests
Perform Physical Security Tests on Facilities
Section 04 - Conducting Active Reconnaissance
Scan Networks
Enumerate Targets
Scan for Vulnerabilities
Analyze Basic Scripts
Section 05 - Analyzing Vulnerabilities
Analyze Vulnerability Scan Results
Leverage Information to Prepare for Exploitation
Section 06 - Penetrating Networks
Exploit Network-Based Vulnerabilities
Exploit Wireless and RF-Based Vulnerabilities
Exploit Specialized Systems
Section 07 - Exploiting Host-Based Vulnerabilities
Exploit Windows-Based Vulnerabilities
Exploit *Nix-Based Vulnerabilities
Section 08 - Testing Applications
Exploit Web Application Vulnerabilities
Test Source Code and Compiled Apps
Section 09 - Completing Post-Exploit Tasks
Use Lateral Movement Techniques
Use Persistence Techniques
Use Anti-Forensics Techniques
Section 10 - Analyzing and Reporting Pen Test Results
Analyze Pen Test Data
Develop Recommendations for Mitigation Strategies
Write and Handle Reports
Conduct Post-Report-Delivery Activities
CompTIA PenTest+ Exam & Certification
Individuals seeking the CompTIA PenTest+ certification should also have three to four years of hands-on experience performing penetration tests, vulnerability assessments, and vulnerability management.
CompTIA PenTest+ Exam & Certification
CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Training FAQs
Who should get PenTest+?

PenTest+ Training Course is intended for IT professionals who wish to improve their penetration testing skills in order to detect information system vulnerabilities and effective remedial approaches.

How much does the CompTIA PenTest+ Exam cost?

A single CompTIA PenTest+ exam voucher costs $381 USD. Averest will provide an extensive training course for the PenTest+ exam, the official PenTest+ Study Guide, practice exam questions, a certification exam voucher, and after-course coaching.

How many attempts do I have to pass the CompTIA PenTest+ Exam?

If you fail your first attempt, there is no waiting period between the first and second attempts to pass any CompTIA certification examination.

However, before your third (3rd) or any subsequent attempt to pass an examination, you must wait at least fourteen (14) calendar days from the date of your previous attempt to pass such examination.

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