Course Details

The growth of hacking crime in cyberspace has necessitated the need for cyber security professionals that will learn the techniques needed to offensively defend and protect the networks in corporate environments.

This is a course designed to develop a penetration testing career in participants. Students will learn all aspects and techniques required to become a penetration tester/ethical hacker from the foundation of a computer network. These techniques include brute-forcing, reconnaissance, enumeration & exploitation of a computer system.

Why take this course

Students at HICS Academy are part of those changing the dynamics of Cyber Security exposure in Africa. Therefore, you will become a global student in a global community where you will:

  • Have the foundational hacking skills required for international certifications training and exams.
  • Learn how to set up a personal laboratory for practice with over 100 different hacking tools.
  • Understand the concept of penetration testing and learn how to engage in hacking ethically.
  • Become part of global penetration testing professionals.

Pre-requisite Skills

Students must have the following skills to be able to effectively understand this course

  • Understand Computer networks & Operating system environments or be certified in any of CCNA, CompTIA Security+, & CompTIA Network+.
  • Comprehend the concept of Cybersecurity Fundamental
  • Taken the Ethical Hacking Fundamental course


This course will consist of nine (8) weeks of pratical live-class sessions. The language of instruction for this course is English Language and it will be taught 100% Online.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for any of the following .
  • - IT Managers
  • - SOC Officers
  • - Support Technicians
  • - Incident Responders
  • - Cybersecurity Analyst
  • - Jnr. Pentessters
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Preview this course

  • Internal Assessment Yes
  • Certification Exams No
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Accreditation CPD, UK
  • Study Option Live Online
  • Start Date N/A