QNUK Level 4 Award in Physical Penetration Testing Operations (RQF)

QNUK Level 4 Award in Physical Penetration Testing Operations (RQF)


This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to engage in the practice of authorised Physical Penetration Testing for the purpose of assessing the effectiveness of an organisation’s physical security, processes, and controls. The subsequent report will enable owners to rectify any breaches within their security protocols. The qualification provides learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work within an operational team or independently.
The objective of the qualification is to prepare learners for employment as Penetration Testers.


Due to the sensitive nature of some of the content within this qualification, learners are required to hold a minimum of one of the following: • DBS check appropriately successful for the sector in which the learner is intending to operate • DBS check in progress and likely to return commensurate to employer requirements (a letter of recommendation is required from a senior officer within the learner’s organisation/institution/authority or service to support approval) • SC1 • Development vetted (DV) • BS 7858 screened Qualification developed in collaboration with:

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Total Qualification time

60 hours

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