CompTIA PenTest+ [PT0-001] - Exam Only

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This is an intermediate-level certification that will demonstrate the learners’ practical ability to test devices in a new environment.  These devices include traditional desktops and servers, along with testing in cloud and mobile environments. The CompTIA PenTest+ Certification is designed to prepare learners to take their (PT0-001) certification exam and move learners closer to the world of pen-testing. CompTIA PenTest+ Certification validates the expertise of IT Security Professionals who want to build their careers in cyber-security and master the basics of penetration testing. This is an industry certification that will fully prepare you on technical knowledge and skills to analyse data, generate reports and successfully gather results. Candidates who pass the exam will have an understanding of the following;

  • To produce a written report which contains proposed remediation techniques
  • Provide practical recommendations
  • Communicate results to management

In order to achieve the CompTIA PenTest+ Certification, learners must pass the performance-based exam. This exam (PT0-001) will measure the necessary skills and practical experience of legal and compliance requirements.
This is an Exam-Only package. Learners who want to follow the CompTIA PenTest+ Certification course must take it separately.

The CompTIA PenTest+ Certification is developed for IT Professionals and IS Professionals who want to test their knowledge in the CompTIA PenTest+ Exam. Learners will have access to 12 months valid exam vouchers. And to add to these benefits, the exam can be purchased for the lowest price on the market. Earning this CompTIA PenTest+ Certification puts learners in line to attain higher-paying opportunities.


Global Edulink is a leading exam provider for several accrediting bodies, and provides learners the opportunity to take this exclusive CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Exam.  At Global Edulink, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to sit for Exam (PT0-001). We will book the exam on your behalf and will make certain you are armed with the relevant details needed to attend the exam. Learners who register with Global Edulink will be given excellent support, discounts for future purchases and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships and their favourite restaurants.

Who is this Exam aimed at?

  • Individuals with an interest in taking the CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-001)
  • Penetration Testers
  • Cyber-Security Professionals
  • Network Engineers
  • Information Security Professionals
  • Application Security Experts
  • Ethical Hackers

Entry Requirement

Minimum 3-4 years of hands-on experience performing penetration tests, vulnerability assessments and vulnerability management

Exam Details

  • Type of Exam: PT0-001
  • Number of Questions: 80
  • Length of Test: 165 minutes
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice and Performance-Based
  • Recommended Experience: Minimum 3-4 years of hands-on experience performing penetration tests, vulnerability assessments and vulnerability management
  • Passing Score: 750 (Scale 100-900)
Exam Objectives 
  • 15% - Planning and Scoping
  • 22% - Information Gathering and Vulnerability Identification
  • 30% - Attacks and Exploits
  • 17% - Penetration Testing Tools
  • 16% - Reporting and Communication
Testing Exam Objectives
Planning and Scoping 
Explain the importance of planning for an engagement.
Information Gathering and Vulnerability Identification 
Use appropriate techniques and conduct information gathering.
Attacks and Exploits 
Compare and contrast social engineering attacks.
Penetration Testing Tools 
Use Nmap to conduct information gathering exercises in a given scenario.
Reporting and Communication 
Use report writing and handling best practices.


Learners who successfully complete the (PT0-001) Exam will be awarded the CompTIA Advanced PenTest+ Certification. It is designed to support and develop learners during their professional journey into a penetration testing environment, enabling them to become competitive on the global stage.

Awarding Body

  • CompTIA is a leading tech association worldwide and is at the forefront of the IT industry.
  • They have become a prime voice and platform for foundation IT skills and project skills.
  • CompTIA offers exclusive certification programmes with CompTIA PenTest+ Certification that has been created to benefit IT Security Professionals.
  • It is a popular vendor-neutral technical certification that will demonstrate your skills to plan and scope an assessment.
  • This is an excellent route for individuals who want to gain entry into an IT enterprise and rise up the career ladder.

Career Path

Once you successfully qualify in CompTIA PenTest+ Certification (PT0-001),this Professional Certificate by CompTIA will prepare you to demonstrate your skills in a cyber-security environment, and make you a highly valued candidate for potential IT organisations. You can use this certification to exercise your expertise in penetration testing methodologies in IT enterprises. This certification will lead to earning about £52,624 for the role of IT Security Professional and the opportunity to progress to higher earning potential with experience. Given below are job roles that you will be eligible for;

  • Penetration Tester (Range of £58,548)
  • Cyber Security Professional (Range of £51,000)
  • Network Engineer (Range of £46,097)


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