CompTIA PenTest+

Provided by

Enquire about this course


CompTIA PenTest+ focuses on offense through penetration testing and vulnerability assessment. It involves launching attacks on systems, discovering the vulnerabilities and managing them and is intended for cybersecurity professionals tasked with identifying, exploiting, reporting and managing vulnerabilities on a network. This course covers the following areas:

Planning & Scoping

Explain the importance of planning and key aspects of compliance-based assessment.

Information Gathering & Vulnerability Identification

Gather information to prepare for exploitation then perform a vulnerability scan and analyze results.

Attacks & Exploits

Exploit network, wireless, application, and RF-based vulnerabilities, summarise physical security attacks, and perform post-exploitation techniques.

Penetration Testing Tools

Conduct information gathering exercises with various tools and analyze output and basic scripts (limited to: Bash, Python, Ruby, PowerShell).

Reporting & Communication

Utilise report writing and handling best practices explaining recommended mitigation strategies for discovered vulnerabilities.


Official CompTIA courseware

5 Days


Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge. Minimum of 3-4 years of hands-on information security or related experience. While there is no required prerequisite, PenTest+ is intended to follow CompTIA Security+ or equivalent experience and has a technical, hands-on focus


Start date Location / delivery
No fixed date Virtual Book now

Related article

BIT Training have limited opportunities once again for IT Skills and Cyber Skills Bootcamps. These are 12 week online virtual classroom-based courses