Ethical Hacking Beginner To Expert - Level 3

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Overview Ethical hackers, also called ‘white hats’, are computer security experts who have the skills to gain unauthorized access to …


Ethical hackers, also called ‘white hats’, are computer security experts who have the skills to gain unauthorized access to a computer or data. In this course, you will go from a computer beginner to a proficient ethical hacker, ready to start a career in cybersecurity.

This course is specifically designed for those with no prior training or knowledge in hacking and cybersecurity. The intention is to give learners the education on how exactly to hack systems like a pro as well as secure systems like a professional security expert.

This course is a combination of practical work with solid theoretical training, we take you from the basics of ethical hacking through to mastery, giving you the training, you need not just to hack, but also to secure against a hack.

Learn Ethical Hacking from Scratch and become indispensable to any company with this newest IT skill.

Why You Should Consider Taking this Course at Study365?

Study365 is a leading online provider for several accrediting bodies, and provides learners the opportunity to take this accredited iAP course.  At Study365, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the training.  

Learners who register will be given excellent learning support, discounts for future purchases and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships and their favourite restaurants. 

  • About the Tutor
  • Learning Outcome
  • Who is this qualification for?
  • Prerequisites to take the course
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Prospective careers

Juan Galvan is a visionary, marketer and digital entrepreneur. He has been effective in enabling digital businesses to reach the next level of success. He believes in continued education and wants to share his extensive knowledge and experience as a coach, consultant and strategist with others. He aims to enable learners to expand their skill set in digital marketing, web development, programming and e-commerce. Juan Galvan will guide you to make critical business decisions, develop unique ways to deliver products in the marketplace and have clarity and confidence in your business.

  • How To Become an elite ethical Hacker
  • How To Hack into Wireless Networks
  • How To Bypass Antivirus
  • How To Start a Cybersecurity/Ethical Hacking Career
  • How to build an ethical hacker personal brand from scratch


  • This course is for anyone who has an interest in Cybersecurity or Ethical Hacking/Penetration Testing
  • Anyone who wants to start a career as an Ethical Hacker or Penetration Tester but does not know where to start


  • Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy
  • Basic IT/Computer Skills & Knowledge
  • Computer With 8GB of RAM/Memory (Less is ok, but your computer may run slow!)
  • Wifi Hacking Section Only: USB Wireless Adapter


This is a knowledge-based course, and thus, will contain no method of assessment. 


Upon the successful completion of the course, learners will be awarded an accredited Certificate of Completion for 'Ethical Hacking Beginner To Expert - Level 3' by iAP.

The International Awards for Professionals (iAP) is an awarding body established in 1999 that aims to promote a high educational standard. They hope to create online education that is trustworthy and credible. They are focused on raising the standards of online education, and ensuring it is accessible to all. The iAP provides accreditation for a range of educational establishments, and monitors and continually develops the educational standards of such institutions. Their globally recognised certifications allow learners to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to gain employment in the chosen fields. 

Surely, the field of Ethical Hacking is becoming famous day by day, and more skilled professionals are required in this field now. According to some studies, this industry will witness a 350% growth by the end of 2021, with numbers expected to rise continuously in the next 5 years. Technical hackers can look for top companies like Dell, Google, Infosys, and IBM to land the highest-paid ethical hacking jobs. The average Ethical Hacker salary in the United States is $101,570 as of August 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $90,604 and $115,865. Some top paid designations include;


  • Information Security Analyst. Security Analyst
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Course Curriculum

1. Course Introduction
1.1. Course overview FREE 00:08:00
1.2. About your instructors FREE 00:03:00
1.3. Section overview FREE 00:03:00
1.4. Current cybersecurity market FREE 00:09:00
1.5. The 3 types of hackers FREE 00:05:00
1.6. The 4 elements of security FREE 00:04:00
1.7. Ethical hacking terminology 00:04:00
1.8. Common methods of hacking 00:08:00
1.9. Cybersecurity and ethical hacking overview 00:03:00
1.10. Ethical hacking vs pentration testing 00:06:00
1.11. Job opportunities in cybersecurity 00:01:00
1.12. Who’s this course for 00:01:00
2. Networking Basics
2.1. Networking section overview 00:12:00
2.2. How data travels across the internet 00:02:00
2.3. Understanding ports and protocols 00:08:00
2.4. Public and private ip’s overview 00:02:00
2.5. What are subnets 00:03:00
2.6. The average network vs remote based 00:06:00
3. Setting Up Your Hacking Labs
3.1. Hacking lab section overview 00:09:00
3.2. Understanding virtual machines 3 00:03:00
3.3 Setup your kali linux machine 00:10:00
3.4. Vn setup and testing vulnerable systems 00:23:00
4. Linux/Python/Bash & Powershell Basics
4.1. Linux+ python + bash + powershell basics overview 00:06:00
4.2. Linux basics 00:11:00
4.3. Working with directories and moving files 00:03:00
4.4. Installing and updating application files 00:02:00
4.5. Linux text editors 00:04:00
4.6. Searching for files 00:02:00
4.7. Bash scripting 00:09:00
4.8. Python basics 00:11:00
5. How To Remain Anonymous On The Web
5.1. Remaining anonymous section overview 00:06:00
5.2. Tor browser overview 00:06:00
5.3. Anonsurf overview 00:03:00
5.4. Changing mac addresses 00:03:00
5.5. Using a virtual private network/server(vpn,vps) 00:04:00
6. How To Hack into Wifi
6.1. Wifi hacking section overview 00:06:00
6.2. Wifi hacking system setup 00:09:00
6.3. Wep hacking attack #1 00:09:00
6.4. Wep hacking attack #2 00:04:00
6.5. Wpa & wpa2 hacking 00:10:00
7. Passive And Active Reconnaissance
7.1. Reconnaissance section overview 00:04:00
7.2. Passive recon vs active recon 00:01:00
7.3. Recon-ng overview 00:15:00
7.4. Whois enum 00:02:00
7.5. Dns enumeration overview 00:02:00
7.6. dns information 00:03:00
7.7. Google hacking overview 00:05:00
7.8. overview 00:02:00
7.9. http headers of the website) 00:02:00
7.10. for ssl issues on website) 00:02:00
7.11. information) 00:01:00
7.12. Nmap port scanning(discover open ports, os, services, vulnerabilities etc.) 00:15:00
7.13. Netcat overview + smb/nfs enumeration 00:14:00
7.14. Nikto & sparta web application scanner 00:06:00
7.15. Smtp enumeration + nessus/openvas scanners 00:05:00
8. Launching Attacks
8.1. Launching attacks overview 00:10:00
8.2. Analyzing information gathered 00:04:00
8.3. Taking advantage of telnet 00:06:00
8.4. Searching and understanding exploits 00:06:00
8.5. Copy exploits from searchsploit 00:03:00
8.6. Understanding exploits 00:04:00
8.7. Launching exploits 00:24:00
8.8. Brute force attacks 00:07:00
8.9. How to crack passwords 00:04:00
8.10. Arp spoofing overview 00:21:00
8.11. Introduction to cryptography 00:14:00
9. Post Exploitation
9.1. Post exploitation section overview 00:03:00
9.2. Privledge escalation 00:29:00
9.3. Transferring files in/out of victim, creating custom malware + evading antivirus 00:27:00
9.4. Installing a keylogger 00:03:00
9.5. Installing a backdoor 00:07:00
10. Website And Web Application Hacking
10.1. Website and web application hacking overview 00:06:00
10.2. Web application scanning 00:08:00
10.3. Directory buster hacking tool 00:03:00
10.4. Nikto web app hacking tool 00:03:00
10.5. Sqlmap and sql ninja overview 00:01:00
10.6. How to execute brute force attacks 00:13:00
10.7. Using command injection 00:03:00
10.8. Malicious file upload 00:10:00
10.9. Local & remote file inclusion 00:10:00
10.10. Sql injection overview 00:10:00
10.11. Using cross site request forgery 00:11:00
10.12. Cross site scripting overview 00:12:00
11. Mobile Phone Hacking And Security
11.1. Mobile phone hacking section overview 00:11:00
11.2. Mobile attack vectors 00:02:00
11.3. Mobile hacking using urls 00:02:00
11.4. Jail breaking and rooting considerations 00:01:00
11.5. Privacy issues (geo location) 00:01:00
11.6. Mobile phone data security 00:02:00
12. Getting Your Name Out There As An Ethical Hacker
12.1. Getting your name out there section overview 00:02:00
12.2. Building a brand 00:09:00
12.3. Personal branding 00:13:00
12.4. Setup your website and blog 00:11:00
12.5. Writing a book 00:10:00
12.6. Starting a podcast 00:08:00
12.7. Networking overview 00:06:00
13. How To Make Money As An Ethical Hacker
13.1. Making money section overview 00:02:00
13.2. Bug and bounty programs 00:04:00
13.3. How to start freelancing 00:11:00
13.4. How to start client consulting 00:09:00
14. How To Start A Career In Cybersecurity
14.1. Potential salary and cybersecurity roadmap 00:10:00
14.2. Book recommendations 00:03:00
14.3. Places to practice hacking for free 00:03:00
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    December 09, 2022
    excellent and helpful for beginners.

    Am so glad I have taken this course, very understandable instructions to follow ,
    I did not know where to start, but eventually this course guided me ,and now i know what skills requires me to be improved in.

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    ian moi

    December 04, 2022
    its ok

    u can learn stuff

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    Angel Austin

    September 16, 2021
    New knowledge

    I learned a great deal to boost my knowledge of ethical hacking.

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    Jude Rose

    August 20, 2021

    Useful course for ethical hackers and programmers out there.

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    Denny Hussain

    July 14, 2021

    A good resource to learn ethical hacking.

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