Taught course

Ethical Hacking -Instructor-Led Online Live

London School of Emerging Technology
After School

Entry requirements


The Job Guarantee program is available only to candidates who enrol in Option 3 (Project and Industrial Training and Paid Internship Program). It is important to note, however, that the Job Guarantee program has its own selection criteria, so not everyone may be considered for the program. To learn more about the Job Guarantee program, please visit Job Guaranteed Software Courses

Industrial Training

LSET offers an optional add-on industry training program to its students. Students wishing to enrol in this program require to pay fee of £2000 to receive training from industry experts at IT companies in the US or UK. This is a month-long program which takes place at the host company’s location. Interested students need to go through an assessment and host company’s interview process to be accepted in the program.

Course Highlights

  • Hands-on practice

  • Learn from experts

  • Interactive learning

  • Access on mobile

  • Live project designing

  • Certificate of completion

Evaluation Criteria

  • 18 Coding exercises

  • 5 Assignments

  • 5 Quizzes

  • Capstone Project

  • Group activities

  • Presentations

Assessment Criteria

To earn the certificate, students must clear all the assessments, quizzes, and project work. At a minimum, students are required to satisfy the pass criteria of the course. Students who score 75% or more will be awarded Merit Grade, while students with 85% or more will be awarded, Distinction Grade.

Following are the detailed criteria for each level

Pass Grade Criteria

Score minimum 50% aggregate and demonstrate the following;

  • Proficiency in the technical skills and techniques

  • Must have a minimum attendance of 90% in the classes unless proper medical proof is provided

  • Submit all the projects and assignments before the last submission date

  • Collaborate with peers in group projects

Merit Grade Criteria

Score minimum 75% aggregate and demonstrate the following;

  • Excellent technical skills and techniques

  • Discover and apply strategies to find the perfect solutions

  • Select/design and apply appropriate methods/techniques

  • Present and communicate appropriate findings

Distinction Grade Criteria

Score minimum 85% aggregate and demonstrate the following;

  • Mastery of technical skills and techniques

  • Use critical thinking for self-evaluation and justify valid conclusions

  • Take the responsibility the manage and organise activities and teams

  • Showcase convergent/lateral/creative thinking.

Reasons to learn Data science

  • Amazing job opportunities as the demand for ethical hacking professionals is increasing at a high pace

  • As per the survey average salary of ethical hacking, professionals is £50,000 and £65,000 per annum.

  • Ethical hacking enhances your decision-making power and it is easy to learn and understand.

  • Less completion in the field as there is an alarming gap between the demand and supply of certified ethical hacking professionals.

About Course

This course is customized for beginners who have no prior knowledge of ethical hacking, and at the end of it, you will be able to hack systems like professional black-hat hackers and further secure them like security experts.

This course has a highly practical approach, but we ensure to provide you with the best theory knowledge as well; we will begin with the basics of ethical hacking, work on the different penetration testing fields and install the required software (on Windows, Mac, and Linux), then we will dive deeper and start hacking straight away. We will teach you everything by practical example, analyzing different systems like networks, clients, websites, servers, etc. We will never have any boring theoretical lectures.

The course is divided into different sections; each section covers hacking/penetration testing. In each of the sections, you will initially learn how the t system works, the problems of this system, and how to exploit these weaknesses practically in order to hack this system.

At the end of this course, you will build a strong foundation in the field of hacking and penetration testing. Further, you will also learn how to prevent, detect and secure systems from attacks.

  • This course enhances your ethical hacking skills to help you land your dream job.

  • Career guidance and doubt resolving sessions with industry experts.

  • Learning through hands-on experience and live project development.

  • Through this course, you will provide you strong foundation in the field of hacking and penetration testing.

  • You will learn in detail about how to prevent, detect and secure systems from attacks.

Reasons to Choose LSET

  • Interactive live sessions by industry experts.
  • Practical classes with project-based learning with hands-on activities.
  • International learning platform to promote collaboration and teamwork.
  • Most up-to-date course curriculum based on current industry demand.
  • Gain access to various e-learning resources.
  • One-to-one attention to ensure maximum participation in the classes.
  • Lifetime career guidance to get the students employed in good companies.
  • Free lifetime membership to the LSET Alumni Club

Complete Learning Experience

This course provides a hands-on, guided learning experience to help you learn the fundamentals practically.

  • We constantly update the curriculum to include the latest releases and features.
  • We focus on teaching the industry's best practices and standards.
  • We let you explore the topics through guided hands-on sessions.
  • We provide industry professional mentor support to every student.
  • We give you an opportunity to work on real world examples.
  • Work with hands-on projects and assignments.
  • We help you build a technical portfolio that you can present to prospective employers.

What Will Be Your Responsibilities?

  • Work creatively in a problem-solving environment.
  • Ask questions and participate in class discussions.
  • Work on assignments and quizzes promptly.
  • Read additional resources on the course topics and ask questions in class.
  • Actively participate in team projects and presentations.
  • Work with the career development department to prepare for interviews
  • Respond promptly to the instructors, student service officers, career development officers, etc.
  • And most importantly, have fun while learning at LSET.

Benefits of LSET Certificate

Earning the LSET Certificate means you have demonstrated hard-working capabilities and learnt the latest technologies by completing hands-on exercises and real-world projects.

Following are some of the traits employers can trust you have built up through your course;

  • You know how to work in a team environment and communicate well.
  • You know the tools which are necessary for your desired job.
  • You know how to use the latest technologies to develop technologically advanced solutions.
  • You have developed problem-solving skills to navigate complex problem scenarios and find the right solutions.
  • You are now ready to take on the challenge and help your prospective employer to build the desired solutions.

Months of entry


Course content

World is moving towards Ethical hacking rapidly than you think. With large complex software applications coming in the market, industry is now putting emphasis on using Automated Testing over manual. Prepare yourself for the next trend in software testing and secure a high paying job as Ethical hacker.

Ethical hacking is one of the most lucrative career options of 2022. As per the latest survey, there are more than 3.5 million job opportunities for an ethical hacker, and every 14 seconds there is a cyber attack. This means that there is a great demand for Certified Ethical Hackers. This profession offers amazing career prospects and global recognition. The salary of an ethical hacker ranges from £50,000 and £65,000 per annum. In this course, we will work on your core ethical hacking skills and further learn how to prevent, detect, and secure systems from attacks.

Option 1

  1. Topic: Ethical Hacking
  2. Duration: 3 Months

Option 2

  1. Topic: Ethical Hacking
  2. Add-On:Project
  3. Duration: 5 Months

Option 3

  1. Topic: Ethical Hacking
  2. Add-On: Project &Industrial Training and Paid Internship Program
  3. Duration: 12 Months

Note: Our Industrial Training and Internship program includes a guaranteed 6 months paid internship (from 10 hours to 40 hours per week) with a technology company. Due to visa restrictions, some international students may not be able to participate in this program.

Information for international students

The London School of Emerging Technology has two levels of fee structures, one for home students and another one for international students who are enrolling in our certificate and advanced certificate courses. The fee for all the courses at LSET is the same until it is exclusively mentioned on the course page.

In addition to onsite classes, the LSET also offers online courses. Tuition fees for online courses are lower than those for onsite courses. If you are a home student, you may pay your tuition fees in equal instalments. Nevertheless, home students are required to make payment two weeks prior to the start of the course and international students within ten days of the receipt of a conditional offer letter. Upon payment of the fee, an unconditional letter of offer will be issued to you. Please note that all fees must be paid in pounds sterling.

Information for applicants from the EU, EEA and Switzerland

A new set of regulations and guidance has been published by the UK Council for International Student Affairs on 11 May 2021 regarding the assessment of fee status for international students. The fee status assessments will be conducted in accordance with this guidance.

In the event that you are an EU national and do not reside in the United Kingdom, you may be subject to overseas fees. Students with settled and pre-settled status in the UK and some other categories of students who work in the UK can qualify for Home fee status as long as they meet the residence criteria.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • After School
    12 months months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    5 months months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    3 months months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

  • Basic understanding of computer security

  • Basic Understanding of English

  • Basic Proficiency with Computers

  • Ability to work in Group

Course contact details

London School of Emerging Technology
+44 (0) 20 3369 9909