Certified Ethical Hacker

Learn how to achieve optimal information security for your organisation by mastering the unique and hands-on practice of ethical hacking.

With this online Certified Ethical Hacker course, you’ll learn how to deploy the same tools as malicious hackers to assess weaknesses in network infrastructures and secure systems.

This self-paced Skillsoft course will train you in everything you need to know to pass the Certified Ethical Hacker exam. You'll need to sit the exam separately.

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At a glance

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Career Opportunities
  • Security Officer
  • Site Administrator
  • Auditor

Globally recognised





Course length
8 weeks
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Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.


Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.


Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.

312-50 Certified Ethical Hacker exam (by external provider)
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Skillsoft is the premier global provider of online IT and project management certification training courses.

If you want to be an expert of a particular software package or project management practice, a Skillsoft course will prepare you completely for the certification exam.

The certifications include Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle, Six Sigma, PRINCE2 and more.

Skillsoft's award-winning training method combines affordable computer-based training with the personal attention of instructor-led training.

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12-month interest free payment planTerms & conditions apply

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The cost of a course can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are an Australian resident
  • How you pay for the course (via a government loan, via a payment plan, or upfront)

To work out how much this course would cost you,
contact a SEEK Learning consultant.

What you'll learn

You will learn about:

  • Ethical hacking methodologies
  • Footprinting and reconnaissance
  • Cryptography
  • Social engineering
  • Scanning, hacking and securing systems

Course structure

16 units

  • Hacking & Penetration Testing
  • Footprinting & Reconnaissance
  • Network Scanning
  • Enumeration & Cryptography
  • System Hacking
  • Malware
  • Sniffing
  • Social Engineering
  • Denial of Service & Session Hijacking
  • Hacking Web Servers
  • Hacking Web Applications
  • SQL Injection
  • Hacking Wireless Networks
  • Hacking Mobile Platforms
  • Evading IDS, Firewalls & Honeypots
  • Buffer Overflow

Skillsoft's Certified Ethical Hacker training will prepare you for the 312-50 Certified Ethical Hacker exam.

Please note that the Certified Ethical Hacker exam is held by an external provider. For your convenience, SEEK Learning will help you find your nearest exam centre.

Support and delivery

Skillsoft & SEEK Learning partnership

SEEK Learning provides training from Skillsoft, an EC-Council Approved Content Provider.

Skillsoft does not generally offer courses directly to individuals, but our partnership enables us to exclusively offer Certified Ethical Hacker training directly to you.


Certification is awarded by EC-Council and is globally recognised. 

Payment options

There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

1. 12-month interest free payment plan

Pay for your course over time by making weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.

This flexible payment plan requires no deposit, and you pay no interest for the first 12 months.

After 12 months, you will be charged an interest rate of 19.95% per annum on the amount that remains to be repaid.

Most working Australian adults are eligible. See Am I Eligible? for details.

A SEEK Learning consultant can help you set up this payment plan. There is a $99 annual fee. Terms and conditions apply.

2. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.

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