CREST International practical examination bookings now open in Australia

CREST Registered Tester and CREST Certified Tester (Infrastructure and Applications) practical examinations are now available for booking in Melbourne and Sydney

In addition to the CREST examinations available at Pearson Vue centres (, CREST International is pleased to announce the initial availability of practical examination dates in Australia for its CREST Registered Penetration Tester (CRT) and CREST Certified Infrastructure Tester (CCT Inf) and Certified Web Applications Tester (CCT App) in the following locations:

Sydney test centre: Week commencing 7th October 2019

Melbourne test centre: Week commencing 4th November 2019

Further dates along with availability in our other centres will be announced shortly.

This completely aligns Australia with the rest of the world ensuring that candidates are taking the most up to date CREST examinations and ensuring access to domestic and international opportunities.

Places are limited for these initial examination dates so please contact [email protected] as soon as possible for booking information and for the specific dates of when exams will be running.

To provide transitional support to candidates taking these practical examinations an interim waiver for candidates in Australia (only) between 9 October 2019 and 31 December 2019 will be in place.  This will allow CRT and CCT practical examinations to be taken prior to passing the written.  A pass in the practical component of either examination will be valid for three months from the date of passing.  The final award will be valid from the date the candidate passes the practical component.

The pre-requisite for the CRT qualification is a pass in the CREST Practitioner Security Analyst examination which is delivered at Pearson Vue centres globally (  Through formal agreement equivalences for different elements of the examinations are available from Offensive Security OSCP and EC Council ECSA; additional information can be found at

The written components of both the CCT Infrastructure Tester and CCT Web Applications Tester are also both delivered at Pearson Vue centres globally.

If you have any queries at all at please contact [email protected]

For details on the test centre locations please go to: and then open the link to CREST Australia Examination Logistics and Timings.