In this article, you will find relevant information and answers to questions related to WEB-300 Course Exam.
- Exam tour
- Where can I find the exam guide?
- How do I schedule my certification exam?
- Documentation requirements
- Can I use Discord during the exam?
- How can I find out my exam score?
- Will I be provided with the feedback for my exam ?
- Can I appeal my exam result ?
- What is the exam retake policy?
- What information is available about exam proctoring?
Watch this video for a quick overview on the exam process, from scheduling to submitting your exam report.
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The OSWE certification exam simulates a live network, which contains several vulnerable systems. You need to exploit these machines and provide proof of exploitation. The objective of the certification challenge is to demonstrate creative thinking and success in penetration of the victim targets.
You will have 47 hours and 45 minutes to complete the challenge itself and further a 24 hours to send your documentation to the OffSec Challenges department.
The OSWE exam guide is available at the following link: OSWE Exam Guide
To learn how to schedule an exam, how to see the amount of time you have left before your exam attempt expires or understand how rescheduling an exam works, please visit our Important information about exam scheduling or Important information about exam scheduling in the Learning Library article, depending on the environment you are studying in.
You must retrieve local.txt and proof.txt files and input them into your Exam Control Panel. In addition, you must include screenshots that prove remote access showing the content of these files inside your exam report.
You must document your attempts or attacks and send in your exam documentation within 24 hours after the completion of the 48 hours. Please use our OSWE exam report template for your documentation, available at the following URLs:
- https://www.offsec.com/awae/OSWE-Exam-Report.doc (Microsoft Word)
- https://www.offsec.com/awae/OSWE-Exam-Report.odt (OpenOffice/LibreOffice)
While you may use Discord as a resource for searching for information during the exam, under no circumstances are you permitted to seek or receive assistance from others on the platform. This includes but is not limited to, asking for help, sharing exam-related information, or discussing any aspect of the exam with others.
Your exam score will be provided in the exam certification results email should you submit your exam report and have insufficient points to pass the exam. Additionally, you can use the point assignment outlined in the exam control panel to approximate your score.
You will be provided with exam feedback after you received your exam result. Note that only learners who submit the exam report and have insufficient points to pass the exam are going to receive feedback from us.
Learners who wish to address any concerns or seek clarification regarding their results can initiate an appeal through our Challenges Department. To initiate an appeal, please contact us via email at "challenges AT offsec DOT com"
Upon receiving your appeal, our team will conduct a diligent review of your results. We understand the significance of a timely response, and we commit to providing you with an update promptly after we have reached a final decision on the matter. Please note that we strive to complete the review process within a maximum of ten (10) business days.
All exams have a cooling off period in between attempts. You can view additional details on the cooling off period here.
All OSWE exams are proctored. Please make sure to read our online FAQ at the following location: Proctoring FAQ.