Candidates are encouraged to use this document to help prepare for the CompTIA
PenTest+ (PT0-002) certification exam. The CompTIA PenTest+ certification exam will
verify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to:
• Plan and scope a penetration testing engagement
• Understand legal and compliance requirements
• Perform vulnerability scanning and penetration testing using appropriate
tools and techniques, and then analyze the results
• Produce a written report containing proposed remediation techniques, effectively
communicate results to the management team, and provide practical recommendations
This is equivalent to three to four years of hands-on experience working
in a security consultant or penetration tester job role.
These content examples are meant to clarify the test objectives and should not be
construed as a comprehensive listing of all the content of this examination.