Certified Penetration Testing Engineer C)PTE

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What is the Certified Penetration Testing Engineer?

The Certified Penetration Testing Engineer is a vendor-neutral course built by Mile2 that will give you industry-recognised, hands-on knowledge in the latest penetration testing tools, including Metasploit, Kali Linux, Microsoft PowerShell. The CPTE course has been developed to take your career in cyber security to the next level through teaching you the very latest penetration testing techniques, boosting your efforts in the war against cybercrime, and making you an in-demand cyber security professional with organisations around the world.

The CPTE will train you in the five key elements of penetration testing, boosting your skillset in protecting business systems:

  • Information gathering
  • Scanning
  • Enumeration
  • Exploitation
  • Reporting

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Certified Penetration Testing Engineer C)PTE

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.

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Course Code EC113789
Course type Online Course with Exam
Course Access 1 Year
Processor 1 gigahertz (GHz)
Operating Systems Windows 7,Windows 8,Windows 10,Mac OS
Browsers Internet Explorer 8 or above,Google Chrome,Safari 6 or above,Mozilla Firefox
Compatibility Windows, Mac

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Who is it for

Who is the Certified Penetration Testing Engineer course for?

If you are a current cybersecurity professional looking to gain the industry benchmark in penetration testing knowledge and certifications, then the hands-on CPTE training and qualification are for you. You will need to have relevant experience in networking technologies and preferably already be in a network or security role with a good understanding of operating systems.


  • A minimum of 12 months’ experience in networking technologies
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP


How will the Certified Penetration Testing Engineer qualification advance my career?

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.

You will be able to function in roles including Penetration Tester and Cybersecurity Manager. Most jobs offer salaries of £50,000* and over, highlighting the importance you will have to any organisation you work for, either as a direct employee or consultant.

*Source: payscale

Why study with us

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

  • Interactive course materials that you can work through at your own pace
  • Four weeks access to live labs
  • Instant live chat tutor support
  • A free exam re-take
  • Customer support, Monday to Friday
  • An e-Book that you can study offline
  • Exam preparation including an exam simulator to signify where your strengths and weaknesses are

Course Details

Certified Penetration Testing Engineer modules

  • Course Introduction
  • Business & Technical Logistics of Pen Testing
  • Information Gathering Reconnaissance – Passive (External)
  • Detective Live Systems – Reconnaissance (Active)
  • Banner Grabbing and Enumeration
  • Automated Vulnerability Assessment
  • Hacking Operating Systems
  • Advanced Assessment and Exploitation Techniques
  • Evasion Techniques
  • Hacking with PowerShell
  • Networks and Sniffing
  • Accessing and Hacking Web Techniques
  • Mobile and IoT Hacking
  • Report Writing Basics
  • Linux Fundamentals


Our CPTE course includes the official Mile2 CPTE examination for full certification, and we also offer a free re-take, for your peace of mind.

The exam is included in your package and is taken through Mile2’s Assessment and Certification System (MACS):

  • 2-hour duration
  • 100 multiple-choice questions
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