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
Available delivery methods for this course




Group booking

Group booking

Key features of the course

  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Included
  • Tutor Support Available
  • Mock Exams Included
  • Course Access: 12 months
  • Practice Labs Included
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 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 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

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

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

Course 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

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

Finance Options

Finance is a great way to spread the cost of your purchase. To make it easy, we have teamed up with Deko whose smart technology lets you apply for and complete the loan application quickly and entirely online.

We offer a range of interest free and interest-bearing finance* options to help you spread the cost of your purchase over 12, 24, 36 or 48 months.

You will be only considered for finance if you meet certain eligibility criteria as set out by Deko**.

*Finance is provided through Deko platform by a number of lenders and you will be offered the best rate available based on your credit history and the lenders’ credit decision policy.

** Your application will be assessed based on eligibility, credit history and affordability and Deko will let you know the outcome in just a few seconds. It’s important to know that when applying for finance a hard credit check is made which is recorded on your credit file.

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