CompTIA Pentest+ Course Certification and Training

Pentest+ Training and Certification

If you’re looking to take your cybersecurity career to the next level, CompTIA Pentest+ certification is a great next step for intermediate skills level cybersecurity professionals. This vendor-neutral certification is ideal for anyone tasked with hands-on penetration testing to identify, exploit, report and manage vulnerabilities on a network.

As the risks associated with cyber attacks grows, businesses are struggling to fill roles associated with protecting their networks. This widening skills gap means that there are lucrative opportunities for people with more advanced cybersecurity skills and certifications like CompTIA’s Pentest+.

What does this mean for you? If you have an intermediate level network and cybersecurity skill this is your opportunity to take the next step in a rewarding career. Pentest+ certification will open up a range of possibilities for you in a growing part of the IT industry. TrainACE can help you with that!

How Much Does Pentest+ Training Cost?

You can take our CompTIA Pentest+ training course for $ 2,495 Per Enrollment. This includes courseware, as well as 1 Exam Voucher for the Pentest+ Certification Exam PT-001.

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Where and When Can You Take Pentest+ Courses?

PenTest+ Training Schedule

All Times Listed in Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Location Days Times Start End
Greenbelt, MD Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm 10/29/2018 11/02/2018
Ashburn, VA Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm 11/26/2018 11/30/2018
Greenbelt, MD Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm 12/17/2018 12/21/2018
Greenbelt, MD Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm 01/14/2019 01/18/2019

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What is Pentest+ Certification?
How Much does Pentest+ Training Cost?
What You Need to Know Before You Take the Pentest+ Course?
Where and When Can I Take Pentest+ Courses?
What To Expect From the CompTIA Pentest+ Exam
What You Will Learn – Concepts and Skills
What Jobs will Pentest+ Prepare You For
Related Certifications & Training: Pentest+

What is Pentest+ Certification?

As cyber attacks on organizations grow in scope and sophistication, there is an increased demand for workers skilled in identifying and defending against bad actors. CompTIA’s Pentest+ Certification assures your employer that you have the necessary skills to help their organization fend off and recover from cyber attacks. The certification is aimed at intermediate level cybersecurity and network skilled workers and tests both hands-on experience and your ability to plan, scope and manage weakness in systems, as well as exploit them.

TrainACE’s Pentest+ training course prepares you for the CompTIA Pentest+ exam with a very hands-on approach to teaching. Our skilled instructors will take you through every step of preparation for the certification exam, ensuring you have all the tools and instruction you need to pass. What makes CompTIA’s Pentest+ unique is that the certification requires you to demonstrate the hands-on ability and knowledge to test devices in new environments such as the cloud and mobile, in addition to traditional desktops and servers.


How Much does Pentest+ Training Cost?

Security+ Training Course Cost: $ 2,495 Per Enrollment

Price Includes:

  • Courseware
  • 1 Exam Voucher for Certification Exam PT0-001


Who Should Take Pentest+, and What Do You Need to Know Before You Do?

Pentest+ is intended for candidates with intermediate level skills in cybersecurity or networking.

In order to be successful in this course you should have:

  • Intermediate knowledge of information security concepts, including but not limited to identity and access management (IAM), cryptographic concepts and implementations, computer networking concepts and implementations, and common security technologies.
  • Practical experience in securing various computing environments, including small to medium businesses, as well as enterprise environments.

Previous certification training in courses such as CompTIA A+, Cisco CCNA, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+ will improve your chances of passing this mid-level exam.

It is appropriate for:

  • Penetration Testors
  • Vulnerability Testors
  • Security Analysts


What You Should Expect From the CompTIA Pentest+ Exam

1 Exam (PT0-001) is required for the Pentest Plus certification. The exam lasts 165 minutes and consists of a maximum of 90 questions.


What You Will Learn – Pentest+ Concepts and Skills

  • HARDWARE PLANNING & SCOPING Explain the importance of planning and key aspects of compliance‐based assessments.
  • INFORMATION GATHERING & VULNERABILITY IDENTIFICATION Gather information to prepare for exploitation then perform a vulnerability scan and analyze results.
  • SOFTWARE TROUBLESHOOTING ATTACKS & EXPLOITS Exploit network, wireless, application, and RF‐based vulnerabilities, summarize physical security attacks and perform post‐exploitation techniques.
  • NETWORKING PENETRATION TESTING TOOLS Conduct information gathering exercises with various tools and analyze output and basic scripts limited to Bash, Python, Ruby, PowerShell).
  • REPORTING & COMMUNICATION Utilize report writing and handling best practices explaining recommended mitigation strategies for discovered vulnerabilities

What Jobs will CompTIA Pentest+ Prepare You For?

  • Penetration Tester
  • Vulnerability Tester
  • Security Analyst (II)
  • Vulnerability Assessment Analyst
  • Network Security Operations
  • Application Security Vulnerability

Related Certification & Training: Pentest+