Ethical Hacker

Ethical Hacker

If you have completed CompTIA Network+, Linux+, and Security+ or equivalent credentials, this quick skills acquisition course is for you.

The Short Learning Programme provides you with knowledge and skills in Ethical Hacking and Business Ethics. It enables you to prepare a system for penetration, gain access to a secure system, attach a secure system, cover up gained access, and defend a system.

Upon completion, you will receive a Boston Short Learning Programme Certificate. Furthermore, you are able sit the international TestOut Ethical Hacker Pro exam, which will result in you being issued an internationally recognised TestOut Ethical Hacker Pro Credential Certificate.

Ethical Hacker Short Learning Programme

Duration:

6 Months (full-time)/1 Year (part-time)

Entry Requirements

CompTIA Network+, Linux+ and Security+ Credential Certificates or equivalent credentials.

This programme is offered by Boston City Campus in the distance mode of education with support provided at Learner Support Centres. Apply to register at any Boston City Campus Learner Support Centre nationwide or online.

All modules are compulsory and must be passed.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Security Penetration Tester
  • Security Professional
  • Security Analyst
  • Information Security Manager

  • Ethical Hacking (OHPXN301-1)
  • Business Ethics (OBMN201-1)

*Formative Assessments are undertaken and the highest grade achieved in Formative Assessment is retained. The final grade is based on the Summative Assessment only. A maximum of one (1) additional supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for the Summative assessment, which will be charged for. Prescribed textbooks are included in tuition fees.

OPTIONAL: The Ethical Hacking module is aligned to the TestOut syllabus. This means that Learners may elect to sit for the International TestOut Ethical Hacker Pro exam if they so wish, over and above the Boston exam. The exam fee for the first attempt to the TestOut exam is included in the Module fee. Additional fees will be payable for subsequent attempts.

  • Prepare a System for Penetration
  • Gain access to a Secure System
  • Attack a Secure System
  • Cover up Gained Access
  • Defend a System

On successful completion the Learner will be issued a Boston Short Learning Programme Ethical Hacker Institute Learning Programme.

Should the learner choose to sit for the International TestOut exam, then on successful completion, the Learner will be issued a TestOut Ethical Hacker Pro Credential Certificate from TestOut (Internationally recognised).

The Learner may participate in as many non-formal Formative Assessments as are required in order to prepare for the International TestOut exam. Once declared ready, the Learner may then sit for the International TestOut Ethical Hacker Pro Certification exam.

All International Summative Assessments require a Learner to be declared Competent. There is no supplementary opportunity as the Learner is permitted to sit for the TestOut Ethical Hacker Pro Certification exam as many times as is required, until declared Competent. Each additional TestOut Ethical Hacker Pro Certification Assessment sitting attracts an additional fee.

On successful completion the Learner may apply for admission to the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker exam, from the EC-Council, at their prescribed fee.