CompTIA Pentest+ Certification Training Course

Comptia Pentest Plus Certification Training Course

CompTIA PenTest+ is an intermediate-level certification for cybersecurity professionals involved in penetration testing to identify, exploit, report, and manage vulnerabilities on a network. The course majorly focuses on the general concepts and methodologies of Penetration Testing. You’ll be trained for both multiple choice questions and hands-on performance-based questions to ensure you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform tasks on systems.

CompTIA PenTest+ Certification training prepares you for the CompTIA PenTest+ PT0-002 certification exam.

Note: CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Prep (Exam PT0-002) is the replacement course for CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Prep (Exam PT0-001) which is scheduled for releasing in October, 2021.


  498 Ratings

               4000 Participants

Group Discount

Upto 15% Off

Comprehensive, Interactive Classroom & Online Training

Extensive hands-on & Practical, skill-based approach

Internationally acclaimed Subject Matter Expertise with 25+ years of Industry and Training Experience

Course Designed According To Corporate Requirements

Course Overview

CompTIA PenTest+ is an intermediate level cybersecurity certification that validates your knowledge and skills related to penetration testing. This is the only penetration testing exam taken at a Pearson VUE testing center and evaluates candidates on practical skills as well as knowledge through hands-on performance-based questions as well as multiple choice questions.

This course trains you on various aspects of penetration testing and equips a lot of real-world scenarios to prepare you well for the live environment during the certification exam. It also covers vulnerability assessment management and penetration testing from a business perspective that are necessary to determine the resiliency of the network against attacks.

With the growing incidences of security threats and hacking, organizations are now more alert and proactive. Certified cybersecurity professionals are greatly in demand due to their updated knowledge and necessary intellect to identify risks and resolve discrepancies. At Vinsys, you will get trained by highly professional, industry-expert trainers and also have access to Vinsys labs. This CompTIA PenTest+ Certification training course is fully equipped to prepare you on examination as well as performance fronts


Course Curriculum


The CompTIA PenTest+ Certification course is ideal for:

  • Security Analysts
  • Penetration Testers
  • Vulnerability Testers
  • Network Security Operations
  • Vulnerability Assessment Analysts
  • Application Security Engineers

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for this course must have:

  • Intermediate-level knowledge of information security concepts, computer networking concepts and common security technologies
  • CompTIA Network+ or CompTIA Security+ (SY0-501) or equivalent knowledge (not mandatory)
  • Hands-on information security experience

Course Objectives

This training on CompTIA PenTest+ Certification will train you on how to:

  • Use various tools to gather information and analyze basic scripts and output (limited to: Bash, Python, Ruby, PowerShell)
  • Perform a vulnerability scan and analyze results
  • Understand and explain the key aspects and planning of compliance-based assessments
  • Mitigate risks and recommend mitigation strategies for vulnerabilities
  • Write precise reports and apply cybersecurity best practices
  • Analyze wireless, application, network and RF-based vulnerabilities
  • Summarize physical security attacks and perform post-exploitation techniques

About the Certification

Candidates are awarded the CompTIA PenTest+ Certificate after successfully clearing the CompTIA PenTest+ PT0-002 certification exam.

The CompTIA PenTest+ Certificate is valid till three years from the date of passing the examination. Candidates can take the recertification exam or earn 60 continuing education units (CEUs) to renew their certificate.


About the Exam

Question Type: Performance-based & multiple-choice

No. of questions: 85

Exam duration: 165 minutes

Passing criteria: 750 (on a scale of 100-900)

Testing provider: Pearson VUE


Domain-wise weightage

Planning and Scoping                                                 -           14%

Information Gathering and Vulnerability Scanning     -           22%

Attacks and Exploits                                                   -           30%

Reporting and Communication                                   -           18%

Tools and Code Analysis                                            -           16%

Read More..

Get in touch

By providing your contact details, you agree to our Privacy policy

Training Options


Instructor-Led Session

  • 5 days Instructor-led Online Training
  • Experienced Subject Matter Experts
  • Approved and Quality Ensured Training Material
  • 24*7 Leaner Assistance And Support


Customized to your team's need

  • Customized Training Across Various Domains
  • Instructor-Led Skill Development Program
  • Ensure Maximum ROI for Corporates
  • 24*7 Learner Assistance and Support

Course Outline

  • Compare and contrast governance, risk, and compliance concepts
  • Explain the importance of scoping and organizational/customer requirements
  • Demonstrate an ethical hacking mindset by maintaining professionalism and integrity
  • Perform passive reconnaissance
  • Perform active reconnaissance
  • Analyze the results of a reconnaissance exercise
  • Perform vulnerability scanning
  • Research attack vectors and perform network attacks
  • Research attack vectors and perform wireless attacks
  • Research attack vectors and perform application-based attacks
  • Research attack vectors and perform attacks on cloud technologies
  • Explain common attacks and vulnerabilities against specialized systems
  • Perform a social engineering or physical attack
  • Perform post-exploitation techniques
  • Compare and contrast important components of written reports
  • Analyze the findings and recommend the appropriate remediation within a report
  • Explain the importance of communication during the penetration testing process
  • Explain post-report delivery activities
  • Explain the basic concepts of scripting and software development
  • Analyze a script or code sample for use in a penetration test
  • Explain use cases of the following tools during the phases of a penetration test

Course Reviews


CompTIA PenTest+ is the only penetration testing exam taken at a Pearson VUE testing center with both multiple-choice and hands-on, performance-based questions, to ensure each candidate possesses the skills, knowledge, and ability to perform tasks on systems. It is an intermediate cybersecurity certification that mainly focuses on penetration testing and vulnerability assessment.

This is a 5-day course and covers all the topics necessary to pass the PT0-002 PenTest+ exam.

This certification is unique because it demands candidates to demonstrate knowledge and hands-on ability to test devices in environments such as mobile and the cloud in addition to the traditional server and desktop.

Yes, Vinsys offers you a certificate once you successfully clear the CompTIA PenTest+ certification exam.

The CompTIA PenTest+ certificate is valid for three years.

You can renew your certificate by taking the recertification exam or earning 60 CEUs by performing various qualifying activities.

Vinsys is a training provider for professional courses and is well-known for innovative training methodologies including major focus on skill implementation above knowledge sharing. The trainers are highly experienced and with so many real-world examples, the training ensures success in certification exams.