Cybersecurity Pen Testing Course

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Level-up your cybersecurity career and earn the PenTest+ certification

Our online, expert-designed curriculum and immersive, hands-on learning experience in this course will be bolstered by incorporating scenario exercises on our world-class cyber range. The CompTIA PenTest+ certification is for intermediate cybersecurity professionals tasked with penetration testing and vulnerability management.

The ideal student for this course is someone who has completed the CompTIA Security+ certification or equivalent, and is looking to advance in their career by earning a higher-level certification. Self-study for this certification can take 6-8 months and individuals often fail their first attempt.

Course Schedule:
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PenTest+ Certification + Cyber Range


Learn how the most up-to-date and advanced techniques for penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, and reporting best practices that you will simulate on our cyber range and in labs.

Planning and Scoping
Information Gathering and Vulnerability Scanning
Attacks and Exploits
Tools and Code Analysis
Reporting and Communication
CySA+ Certification + Cyber Range

Black Badge: Skill Up

Learn how to proactively defend an organization against malware and advanced persistent threats (APTs) using behavioral analytics and advanced techniques that you will practice on our Cyber Range.

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Threat and Vulnerability Management
Software and Systems Security
Incident Response
Security Operations and Monitoring
Compliance and Assessment
Associated Cyber Range Scenarios

Our Expert-Designed Curriculum Includes:

CompTIA Certification
During this Cybersecurity Pen Testing course, students will learn the necessary skills to pass the CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Exam. Included in the course is a voucher for the PenTest+ exam. This certification is industry-recognized and will be a shining star on any resume, as well as contribute to your Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Hand-On Experience
  1. Compromising Multiple Hosts on a Network
  2. Mock Reporting and Debriefing
  3. Practice Enumerating and Exploiting Various Operating Systems
  4. SQL Injection Domain Hacking
Official Cyber CompTIA Pentest+ Badge

Our Enrollment Process

Fill Out Application
schedule a meeting
Sign off on Requirements & Submit Documents*
Receive your Admissions approval letter
*High school transcript, iD, proof of residency

We believe finances should not get in the way of your potential.

Eleven Fifty Academy believes anyone ready to change their life, should be able to. Our team has worked tirelessly to help reduce the financial barriers to success. We understand investing in your education is a big step! We offer a range of financing options to meet you where you are. Our admissions advisors will help you find the lowest cost option to fit your life.

Financing At-A-Glance


Progressive Income Share Agreement (PISA)

Learn now, pay later.

How it works: Defer tuition payment and repay once you land a job earning at least $42,500. Unlike other Income Share Agreements (ISA) that charge up to 2x+ what you borrow, repay only what you borrow. PISAs are sponsored by charitable foundations, businesses, government, private donors and others. They are designed to help today and tomorrow. Graduates pay-it-forward when they succeed. Repayment replenishes the fund to help the next generation of the tech workforce.

Best if you want to: Reduce upfront costs and defer payments until after you are hired.

Repayment: 5%-monthly net income once making $42,500/year. 0%-interest. Repayment helps fund future student tuition.

Availability: Various programs available. Eligibility based on demographic, military status, and residential zip code.

Requirements: Minimum GED or high school diploma, 3 references, background check.

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Employer Sponsored

Have your boss pay.

How it works: Does your company have a dedicated budget for professional development or a tuition reimbursement program? If so, consider applying those benefits to reskill or skill up for the next step in your career.

Best if you want to: Receive partial or full reimbursement from your employer for job-relevant skills or take advantage of tuition payment incentives.

Availability: Eligible for all programs.

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Full Tuition Payment

Pay now, pay less.

How it works: Covering your education upfront is a big investment that pays off. We offer students a 10% discount when paying tuition upfront for any program.

Best if you want to: Use savings and minimize overall tuition.

Availability: Eligible for all programs.

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Workforce Ready Grant (WRG)

Helping Hoosiers get employed in high demand fields.

How it works: Indiana residents may qualify for up to $5,000 towards software development or cybersecurity courses. Visit to apply.

Best if you want to: Take advantage of up to $5,000 in grant from the State of Indiana to apply towards your new career in tech.

Eligibility: Must be an Indiana resident and U.S. citizen (or eligible non-citizen, see for details). Have a high school diploma (or equivalent) but less than a college degree. Be eligible for state financial aid. See for all terms and conditions.

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GI Bill and Veteran Benefits

Ready to help put your skills to work.

How it works: We help veterans put their GI Bill benefits to work by training them for high wage, in demand careers in 3-months. GI Bill benefits are available for full-time, in person courses. Need more flexibility, or to attend virtually? Take advantage of the Veteran PISA. (Terms in PISA section above). Defer payments till employed, repay only what you borrow, help future Veterans fund their tuition.

Best if you want to: Apply your GI Bill benefits towards a full-time, in person course or take a course that fits your schedule and only pay back what you borrow.

Availability: Varies by program.

Other information: Additional funding may be available through Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E/Ch 31). Must contact VR&E to determine eligibility. May be available to Veteran students who are >10% disabled.

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Installment Plans

Pay as you learn.

How it works: We customize installment plans on a student-by-student basis. These installment plans are interest free if paid in full by the time you graduate.

Best if you want to: Pay installments and avoid interest fees.

Repayment: Down payment may be required. Payments due 15th of each month, pay in full by graduation.

Availability: Eligible for all programs.

*Terms, conditions and availability will vary based on individual application and finance terms. Full tuition discount may not be combined with limited time offers.