Mile2 Certified Penetration Testing Engineer C)PTE


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What is the Mile2 Certified Penetration Testing Engineer Course?

The Mile2 Certified Penetration Testing Engineer C)PTE course provides delegates with industry-recognised, hands-on knowledge in the latest penetration testing tools, such as Metasploit, Kali Linux and Microsoft PowerShell. The C)PTE course has been developed to help you move into the Cyber Security sector, or to take your current career in Cyber Security to the next level. 

This C)PTE course will provide hands-on training within the five key elements of penetration testing, including: Information gathering, Scanning, Enumeration, Exploitation and Reporting. 

All Mile2 certification courses are accredited by the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) and the National Security Agency (NSA), as well as being on the FBI’s preferred tier 1-3 certification training list.

The average salary paid to Cyber Security employees in London, UK is £77,500 per annum. 

Available delivery methods for this course




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Key features of the course

  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Included
  • Tutor Support Available
  • Mock Exams Included
  • Course Access: 12 months
  • Practice Labs Included
Mile2 Certified Penetration Testing Engineer C)PTE
£663 ex. VAT

The evolution of technology has brought greater security concerns to the fore as cybercriminals continue to produce more sophisticated attacking techniques. The rise of cyber warfare means that as things stand, there will be a global shortage of cybersecurity professionals of 2 million in 2019. As attacks continue to grow in sophistication and frequency, businesses are going to need more people like you to protect their IT systems.

We offer monthly finance with 0% interest – view options on the checkout page. All prices inclusive of VAT

Who is the Mile2 Certified Penetration Testing Engineer Course suitable for?

If you're a current Cyber Security professional looking to gain the industry benchmark in penetration testing knowledge and certifications, or you come from an IT background and are looking to gain qualifications towards your first job in Cyber Security, this course is ideal for you.


While there are no official prerequisites to enrol onto this course, we do recommend that delegates interested in enrolling onto this course have a minimum of 12 months experience in Networking Technologies and a knowledge of TCP/IP. 

Cyber Security jobs available with a Certified Penetration Testing Engineer qualification

The Certified Penetration Testing Engineer qualification will provide you with the relevant skills needed to carry out evaluations relating to the security of computer systems, networks and applications. The demand for professionals in the cybersecurity industry is increasing, and with technological advancements like the Internet of Things, Cloud, and more services that rely on robust defences, there has never been a better time to enter the industry.

Salary Expectations

Due to such high demand, the salaries in Cyber Security are typically higher than other jobs, with a UK average salary for a Penetration Testing Engineer being £65,000* per annum.

Typical job titles include:

  •    Penetration Tester
  •    Ethical Hacker
  •    Cybersecurity Manager

Why study the Mile2 Certified Penetration Testing Engineer Course with e-Careers?

e-Careers has partnered with Mile2, to be able to offer this Certified Penetration Testing Engineer C)PTE training course, online, through our professional, eLearning platform.

Aside from the interactive online course materials, you'll receive an online eBook, which you can annotated with your own notes, Mock exam and exam included in the fee.    

This online course also includes: 

  • Four-week access to our Live Labs platform, hosted on e-Careers servers
  • Live Chat Tutor Support that is available 24/7 during your course access through our mentoring platform
  • A free exam re-take as a backup - we’ve got you covered!
  • Customer support, Monday to Friday
  • Exam preparation is including, with an exam simulator, helping you to guage when you're ready to take the official exam 

This Mile2 Certified Penetration Testing Engineer Course teaches information around the core 5 elements of Penetration Testing: Information Gathering, Scanning, Enumeration, Exploitation and Reporting. You'll learn to use the latest tools, including Saint, Metasploit through Kali Linux and Microsoft PowerShell and be taught much more than just hacking. You'll learn to create your own assessment report and apply the knowledge gained on this course, immediately in your workplace.

Module Outline

  •    Module 1 - Business & Technical Logistics of Pen Testing
  •    Module 2 - Information Gathering Reconnaissance - Passive (External Only)
  •    Module 3 - Detecting Live Systems - Reconnaissance (Active)
  •    Module 4 - Banner Grabbing and Enumeration
  •    Module 5 - Automated Vulnerability Assessment
  •    Module 6 - Hacking Operation Systems
  •    Module 7 - Advanced Assessment and Exploitation Techniques
  •    Module 8 - Evasion Techniques
  •    Module 9 - Hacking with PowerShell
  •    Module 10 - Networks and Sniffing
  •    Module 11 - Accessing and Hacking Web Techniques
  •    Module 12 - Mobile and IoT Hacking
  •    Module 13 - Report Writing Basics + Linux Fundamentals

Tutor Support

Tutor support is available with this course at an additional cost. For more information, please contact our customer support team, or mention that you'd like tutor support when you speak to your sales agent.

Exam Information

  •    Exams are immediately loaded in your mile2® user account immediately after purchase
  •    Once you have passed your exam, you will immediately receive an electronic certificate
  •    All mile2® exams are taken online and can be taken anywhere and anytime
  •    All exams are 2 hours long, have 100 questions, with a passing score of 70%
  •    There are NO prerequisites for attempting any mile2® exam

Payment options

If you are funding your own course, we can provide a multitude of flexible payment plans and pricing options, just some of which are listed below:

  •    Pay for the course in full via bank transfer, debit or credit card or PayPal;
  •    Pay in 2 or 3 instalments at no additional cost;
  •    Pay in 6, 10 or 12-month instalments;
  •    Finance options through DEKO, over 12, 24, 36 or 48 months. Contact us for more information 

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