Class Details

CompTIA PenTest+ Boot Camp Price: $2,395

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CompTIA’s PenTest+ training is a must for IT Professionals just beginning to focus their careers towards computer security. The 5-day training course  ultimately prepare students for their certification exam.

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CompTIA PenTest+ Course Includes:

  • Class exercises in addition to training instruction
  • Courseware books, notepads, pens, highlighters and other materials
  • eBooks will be emailed to students registered for Live Online training the week prior to the start of class
  • Course retake option
  • Exam Voucher
  • A second chance voucher included with full price purchases 
  • Full breakfast with variety of bagels, fruits, yogurt, doughnuts and juice
  • Tea, coffee, and soda available throughout the day
  • Freshly baked cookies every afternoon - *only at participating locations

Course Outline

Planning and Scoping

  • Understand the importance of planning for an engagement
  • Key legal concepts
  • Understand the importance of scoping an engagement correctly
  • Understand critical aspects of compliance-based assessments 

Information Gathering and Vulnerability Identification

  • For various scenarios, execute information gathering with different techniques
  • Vulnerability scanning techniques for various scenarios
  • Anayzing vulnerability scanning results
  • Process for leveraging information to prepare for exploitations
  • Weaknesses and specialized systems

Attacks and Exploits

  • Understanding differences between social engineering attacks
  • Exploiting network-based vulnerabilities
  • Exploiting wireless and RF-based vulnerabilities
  • Exploiting application-based vulnerabilities
  • Exploiting local host vulnerabilities
  • Physical security attacks related to facilities
  • Post exploitation techniques

Penetration Testing Tools

  • Utilizing Nmap to execute information gathering exercises
  • Understanding the use cases for different tools
  • Analyzing tool output data from a penetration test
  • Analyzing basic scripts (limited to Bash, Python, Ruby, and PowerShell)

Reporting and Communication

  • Report writing and handling best practices
  • Post report delivery activities
  • Mitigation strategies for discovered vulnerabilities
  • Communication during the penetration testing process


Upon completion of this training students should be able to:

  • Understand the importance of planning and scoping compliance-based assessments, including critical legal and compliance factors.
  • Utilize the appropriate tools and techniques to conduct information gathering and perform vulnerability scans.
  • Analyze and interpret scan and assessment results
  • Perform various attacks and exploits, such as social engineering attacks, physical attacks, exploits on network-based, wireless and RF-based, location-based, local host, and other vulnerabilities.
  • Use their technical skills to perform penetration tests and leverage the results.
  • Use report writing and handling best practices to best communication mitigation recommendations to management for identified vulnerabilities. 

Class Exam

PenTest+ certification exam details include:

  • Exam PT0-001
  • Number of Questions: 80
  • Question type: multiple choice and performance-based questions
  • Passing Score: 750 on scale of 100-900
  • Test Duration: 165 minutes
  • Delivery - Pearson VUE
  • Price - $346

Exam Objectives

  • Planning and Scoping (15%)
  • Information Gathering and Vulnerability Identification (22%)
  • Attacks and Exploits (30%)
  • Penetration Testing Tools (17%)
  • Reporting and Communication (16%)

Phoenix TS is an authorized Pearson VUE testing center located in Columbia, MD. You can register to take your CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Exam at the Phoenix TS testing center by going to the Pearson VUE website or by giving us call.


Register for Class

Date Location
03/11/19 - 03/15/19, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD Register
04/08/19 - 04/12/19, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD Register
04/15/19 - 04/19/19, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Tysons Corner, VA Register
07/08/19 - 07/12/19, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD Register
07/15/19 - 07/19/19, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Tysons Corner, VA Register
10/07/19 - 10/11/19, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD Register
10/21/19 - 10/25/19, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Tysons Corner, VA Register