Ethical Hacking – Exposed

Can hacking be “ethical”? Find out with this course! This five-day programme will teach you the fundamentals of ethical hacking and penetration testing.

In this comprehensive hands-on course, you will learn about the five different stages of penetration testing: reconnaissance, scanning, gaining access, maintaining access and documentation. You will also get to use various penetration testing tools to collect important network information, perform vulnerability scans on computing networks, gain access to systems, and generate detailed penetration test reports.

Laptops will be provided for the duration of the course.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • recognise the scope of penetration testing

  • recognise the ethical and legal issues surrounding ethical hacking and penetration testing

  • perform passive and active network reconnaissance and vulnerability assessment using relevant security tools such as port and vulnerability scanners

  • conduct penetration testing of vulnerable systems such as file and web servers and wireless access points using relevant software tools and scripts

  • perform common hacking attacks such as password cracking, man-in-the middle and buffer overflow identify relevant mitigation techniques 

Who should attend?

Professionals, Managers, Executives or Technicians (PMETs) interested in the fundamentals of ethical hacking.

Entry Requirement

Basic IT literacy, with a keen interest in cybersecurity and ethical hacking


Participants will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance by Republic Polytechnic upon meeting 80% of attendance requirement. 

Course Date

1 - 5 April 2019
10 - 14 June 2019
9 - 13 Sept 2019

Course Duration

5 days

Course Venue

Republic Polytechnic @ Woodlands

Full Course Fee (Others) Workfare Training Scheme (WTS) Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above SME-employed Singapore Citizens & SPR Singapore Citizens aged below 40 OR Singapore PR

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Last updated on 16 Jul 2019

Need more help?

If you are still unsure about which course to pursue, please contact our Academy for Continuing Education.  

Fees quoted are inclusive of GST. Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fees and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to a sufficient number of participants. All information is accurate at time of publishing.