If you are an individual learner, who purchased access to our training content via our website, you can read this article to learn more about access start dates for:
If you received access to the learning library content via an invitation, please contact the admin who assigned you the license for start date options.
If you are an organization's license or flex administrator, you can find more information on the start date of your products here.
When purchasing a subscription, selecting a start date is not possible. Your access will start from the moment you submitted the payment. Lab access purchased as part of a subscription cannot be paused or postponed for any reason.
Course & Cert Exam Bundle
When registering for a Course & Cert Exam Bundle, you will be able to select a course start date within the next six (6) weeks. If you wish to change the start date selected during the registration process you may do so as long as your access has not started yet.
If during registration you selected a start date in the future, you will be able to reschedule your course start date, directly from the OffSec Learning Platfrom once your registration is completed. You will be able to choose a start date within 42 days of payment.
In the OffSec Learning Library, the course can start on any day of the week. If you choose to start your course today, your lab will start immediately and will run in a consecutive block of time.
Note, if changed, the new start date will apply for both the training materials and labs. For more information on this topic, please visit the Course material download FAQ article.
To change the start date of a course:
- In the OffSec Learning Library, select the course you wish to reschedule.
- Click the "Change Start Date" button.
Select your new preferred start date and press the "Change Lab Start Date" button.
- Your new course start and end date will be displayed at the top of the page.
Note that we will only consider postponing a course start date outside of the 42 days of payment for valid reasons, such as acute illness or family emergency and you may be asked to provide documentation to support your claim. Planned events such as work projects and vacations are not acceptable reasons. To request a seat change outside of what is available in your control panel, please submit a ticket with your desired course start date.
In the Learning Library, when you have active lab access the moment you purchase a lab extension, the new access will automatically be set to start at the end of your current access period.
If you do not have an active lab, you will be able to select a start date within 6 weeks. Note, if you choose to start today, your lab will start immediately and will run in a consecutive block of time.